Bank gives 4-H Chuckwagon a $50,000 boost

 

Last updated 7/13/2016 at 7:20pm

Havre Daily News/Teresa Getten

Stacey Waid of the Hill County 4-H Chuckwagon Committee and Independence Bank President and CEO Miles Hamilton hold a $50,000 check facsimile while posing for a photograph with other Independence Bank employees and 4-H members and leaders.

The effort to raise $400,000 for a new 4-H Chuckwagon for the Great Northern Fairgrounds is three-quarters of the way home thanks to a donation Tuesday.

Independence Bank contributed $50,000 in the form of an oversized check to the cause in a brief ceremony outside the bank.

Independence Bank President Miles Hamilton presented the check to a crowd of 4-H members and leaders.

The check was symbolic. The bank has already donated $25,000 and promised another $25,000 at groundbreaking, an event that 4-H hopes will be held later this year.

"We're inching closer to groundbreaking," said Karla...



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