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Community Involvement

Just as our name implies, it is the community that makes us what we are. That is why we are involved in so many activities.

Listed below are all of the organizations that we belong to, donate to or help:


 

Beecher 4th of July Commiss

Beecher 4th of July Commission

We have supported the Beecher 4th of July celebration for decades. We currently have a couple of employees that serve on the commission board. We make a large donation each year to support the 4th of July festival. Also, all of our employees help at some point during the event serving food, pouring drinks or doing anything else that is needed.

Beecher Beautification Commission

Beecher Beautification Commission

One benefit of having our past "Party at the Pointe" and now "Party in the Park" is donating money to the BBC. We are grateful for what they do to help keep Beecher looking nice and we love helping them do so.

Beecher Chamber of Commerce

Beecher Chamber of Commerce

The BCC is very involved with the local businesses in Beecher. From advertising to events they sponsor, they do many things to drive business to Beecher. In support of this, we have many employees that volunteer their time for these events and also attend the monthly meetings.

Beecher Education Foundation

Beecher Education Foundation

We support the BEF on multiple levels. We have a couple of employees that serve on the Foundation's board and vote on the call for proposals that come from the teachers in the school district. We also make a large donation each year to support their major fundraising event.

Lions Club

Beecher Lions Club

We support the Beecher Lions Club each year by participating in their annual beef roast, craft show and business expo.

Beecher Scholarship Association

Beecher Community Scholarship Association

The BCSA has been closely associated with FCB&T for many years. Not only do we serve on the committee that helps select the recipients of the scholarships each year, we also have employees that dutifully solicit for donations and do the accounting for the association. We provide one scholarship annually to a graduating senior as well.

Beecher Schools

Beecher School District 200-U

We are very involved with the Beecher School District. From attending events, helping coach teams, and supporting their various activities, we believe in the schools and want to help wherever we can.

 

Beecher Community Library Foundation

We have employees that serve on the Foundation's board and also contribute annual magazine subscriptions to complement the library's print media section.

 

Beecher Recreation

We are proud to sponsor one baseball and one softball team each year. Our donation helps buy uniforms for the teams.

 

Beecher PAKT Organization

The Police And Kids Together organization has performed at our Party at the Pointe celebration for a number of years. We make a donation to them to help with their costs.

Beecher Police Department

Beecher Police Association

We contribute financially to their ongoing public safety campaigns.

Beecher Fire Department

Beecher Fire Department

We make annual contributions to their ongoing campaigns aimed at educating the public about fire safety issues.

 

Manteno Youth Soccer Association

We are proud to sponsor a team each year. Athletic organizations such as MYSA help children develop strong skills both mentally and physically and challenge them to reach their potential.

Peotone Chamber of Commerce

Peotone Chamber of Commerce

FCB&T has long been actively involved with the PCC. At least one of our employees has served on its Board for the past 15 years. Because we firmly believe in their mission to promote the business environment of the Peotone area, we have also supported all of their events with time and resources.

Peotone Education Foundation

Peotone Educational Foundation

Through monetary and in-kind donations, we have helped the Peotone Education Foundation continue their support of the educational objectives of Peotone School District 207U.

Peotone Scholarship Association

Peotone Community Scholarship Association

The PSA is closely associated with FCB&T. We have employees that dutifully solicit for donations and do the accounting for the association. We also provide one scholarship annually to a graduating senior.

Peotone Schools

Peotone School District 207-U

A strong school system is vital to a strong community which is why we proudly support many of the schools' organizations, such as Friends of Music, Post Prom, Yearbook, Blue Devil Dash, and many sporting events through financial contributions.

 

Peotone Summer Baseball and Softball

We are proud to sponsor one baseball and one softball team each year. Our donation helps buy uniforms for the teams.

Peotone Fire Department

Peotone Fire Department

The Peotone Fire Department offers valuable fire safety demonstrations to the schools and other organizations through the use of their Fire Safety House, which we sponsor through annual contributions.

Peotone Historical Society

Peotone Historical Society

In support of the Society's mission to showcase and preserve the historical treasures in the Peotone Area, we maintain an annual membership in the Historical Society and contribute to their fundraising efforts.

Washington Township

Washington Township Senior Citizens Program

We make donations to various Washington Township events, especially the yearly "Senior Prom" for the area senior citizens.

 

Will County Fair Association

We make a donation to the Sock Hop each year and also help by buying ad space in their program each year.