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Connecticut bank sees success in offering prizes for saving

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Rey Giallongo and Willard Miley of First County Bank

What if you didn’t have to gamble to win the lottery?

The payout isn’t exactly PowerBall, which won someone nearly $759 million last year; it’s typically closer to a few thousand dollars. But it’s a prize people can win for investing in their savings.

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Credit’s out there for small businesses, experts and owners say

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For many Connecticut small-business owners, access to financing is not a concern going into a new year.

“Our credit availability surveys are showing pretty positive results,” said Peter Gioia, vice president and economist at the Connecticut Business & Industry Association (CBIA). “It’s quite a dramatic change from where we were eight or nine years ago, when we did have serious credit availability problems.”

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Fairfield County’s Giving Day sets Feb. 1 nonprofit deadline

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Nonprofits have until Feb. 1 to register for the fifth edition of Fairfield County’s Giving Day scheduled for the first day of March, with last year’s fundraiser generating nearly $1.5 million in donations for more than 400 area nonprofits.

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First County Bank Foundation accepting grant applications

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first county bank foundation logoFirst County Bank Foundation announces the availability of its 2018 grant application for nonprofit organizations in lower Fairfield County. This year, the First County Bank Foundation will only accept applications submitted online. The deadline for submitting standard grant applications is March 31, 2018.

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Norwalk affordable housing project receives $1.25 million

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Norwalk is among six Connecticut municipalities to receive funding from The Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston to create or preserve affordable housing units.

affordable housing graphicA $699,114 grant and subsidy and a $550,000 loan were awarded for a two-building project at 100 S. Main St. in Norwalk, to preserve 25 units and create 11 units for low-income and homeless individuals.

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First County grant funds NCC language program

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NORWALK — Norwalk Community College Foundation has received a five-year, $50,000 ($10,000 per year) commitment from First County Bank Foundation to support NCC’s Division of English Language Studies and World Learning program, formerly English as a Second Language (ESL).

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First County Bank Announces Winners of FirstPrize $avings Account Drawing

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FirstPrize Savings WinnerSTAMFORD, CT - First County Bank is pleased to announce the recent winners of the FirstPrize $avings account $1,000 drawing are Anthony and Grace Aversano of Stamford, CT. This innovative account called FirstPrize $avings is a basic savings account with a cash prize drawing component to promote personal savings. With each eligible deposit of $25 or more, the account holder earns an entry into a drawing for a $1,000 prize.

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Letter: Thankful for Turkey Trot support

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The the editor,

Our largest Greenwich Alliance for Education Turkey Trot to date was held this year, thanks to a tremendous showing from the community!

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