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Farmers State Bank donates to Thrive by 5

Mar. 29—LAGRANGE — Farmers State Bank has donated $15,000 to Thrive by 5 in LaGrange County.

Thrive by 5 Serving LaGrange and Noble Counties is an organization focused on increasing the capacity, affordability and quality of child care and early learning programs in LaGrange and Noble Counties, according to a news release.

Thrive by 5 Coordinator Jenna Anderson works with representatives from several local organizations on various initiatives, including the development of new child care centers, registered ministries and family child care homes. Thrive by 5 also provides funding support to child care and early education providers through a variety of grants, and they developed the Tri-Share program in Noble County, the first in Indiana, to address affordability.

“Farmers State Bank is grateful for the leadership in our community focusing on childcare and early learning programs,” Joe Urbanski, president and CEO of Farmers State Bank, said in the release. “Communities across America are struggling to meet child care and early learning needs. This is especially true in rural communities. We are grateful for the opportunity to partner with Thrive by 5 on its important mission.”

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For more information or to invest in Thrive by 5, please contact the LaGrange County Community Foundation. Investments in Thrive by 5 will be matched through a grant from the state’s Employer Sponsored Childcare Fund and will be used to support projects and programs in LaGrange County that will carry out their mission.

For more information, visit GoFSB.com.

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