YANKTON — First National Bank is investing in the future of agriculture by donating to nine local FFA chapters in South Dakota, announced Jeff Jones, South Dakota market president.
The bank is donating a total of $1,500 to the following FFA chapters: Yankton, Mitchell, Sanborn Central/Woonsocket, Wessington Springs, Huron, Hitchcock-Tulare, Bon Homme, Wolsey-Wessington and Scotland. First National Bank’s contribution is part of its broader efforts to celebrate National Agriculture Week and will help provide positive educational experiences for the students enrolled in agricultural education in South Dakota. First National Bank and its affiliates are among the largest Agribusiness lenders in the country.
“We’re proud to support the agriculture industry and join in FFA’s mission of developing premier leadership, personal growth and career success for the next generation of farmers,” said Jones. First National Bank is also donating to the Nebraska FFA Foundation, Colorado FFA Foundation and local FFA chapters in Illinois.
First National Bank is a division of First National Bank of Omaha and subsidiary of First National of Nebraska. First National of Nebraska and its affiliates have more than $23 billion in assets and 5,000 employee associates. Primary banking offices are located in Nebraska, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, South Dakota and Texas.