First National Donates $3,000 for Masks for Kids through Penquis

By First National Bank | Oct 07, 2020
(L to R) First National Bank’s VP, Business Development Officer, Jake Miller, Penquis Regional Manager, Rebecca Dinces, and First National Wealth Management’s Business Development Officer, Necole Janczura.

ROCKLAND, ME – First National Bank and First National Wealth Management recently announced a $3,000 contribution to Penquis towards the purchase of re-usable children’s masks in support of their annual school supply drive.

Penquis is a nonprofit organization which assists individuals and families in preventing, reducing or eliminating poverty with a focus on financial security, reliable transportation, stable housing, school readiness and healthy lives. First National Bank and First National Wealth Management’s contribution allowed 1,200 masks to be distributed to students K-12th grade throughout Penobscot, Piscataquis and Knox Counties.

“Masks are now an item children need as a part of schooling and being in public spaces. This year parents and children were very appreciative to receive them as a part of our back to school drive as many are facing financial hardships. We appreciate this generous donation that helps to  keep our children, teachers and community safe.“ said President & CEO of Penquis, Kara Hay.

For more information about Penquis and their services visit

First National Wealth Management is a division of First National Bank, an independent community bank with 16 offices in Lincoln, Knox, Hancock, Washington and Penobscot Counties.  For more information about First National Bank or First National Wealth Management, please call 1-800-564-3195 or visit

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