The Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce exists to foster economic growth and to advance the commercial, industrial, and civic well-being of the region through a strong, expanding business base. As a Cornerstone Partner, we are heavily involved with the Chamber. The purpose of the Partner Program is to provide the major portion of sustaining funds to carry out the Signature Events and Initiatives, which makes a difference in the well-being of our business community. We sponsor one Bank employee to attend the Twin Counties Leadership Development Program each year. This program is designed to prepare future business and community leaders by gaining an in-depth view of the Twin County issues, developing the skills necessary to assume leadership roles, and becoming more aware of community involvement opportunities. Each year, a member of our team serves as an Advisory Board Member on the North Eastern Entrepreneur Roundtable (NEER). NEER seeks to foster, promote and support the entrepreneurial spirit in Edgecombe, Halifax, Nash, and Wilson Counties. Currently, our Director of Retail Banking is serving on the Board of Directors. Also, one employee serves on the Small Business Committee.
The mission of the Reidsville Chamber of Commerce is to enhance the business environment with advocacy, mentoring, and education and to promote economic growth. We are proud to share that First Carolina Bank has two employees serving as ambassadors with the Chamber. The Ambassador Club is a group of dedicated volunteers. These members act as a liaison between the Chamber and businesses that are Chamber members. Their mission is to welcome, nurture, and recruit Chamber members.
First Carolina Bank proudly supports the Nashville Chamber of Commerce as a Chamber Member. The Chamber relies on volunteer members to carry out the business of the organization. Volunteer efforts help keep dues low and affordable, particularly for the many small businesses in the area. Part of the mission of the Chamber is to promote, develop and encourage the business and civic interests of the local Nashville area businesses and residents.
The objectives of the Bailey Chamber of Commerce are to establish and maintain business and entrepreneurship in the town of Bailey, NC. First Carolina Bank is a proud member.
First Carolina Bank is a proud member of the Wendell Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber continues to serve as an advocate for its members, providing common ground where business leaders can come together and work toward building a stronger community.
First Carolina Bank is a proud member of the Greenville-Pitt County Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber is recognized as a leader for business success, strategic economic growth, and community development. It is a major player in bringing new business and development into the county. The Chamber plays a vital role as a uniting force between business and citizens to ensure continued progress. First Carolina Bank currently has one employee who serves as a member in the Chamber.
First Carolina Bank is a proud member of the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce. The mission of the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce is to sustain and further develop a thriving economy and to enhance our community's quality of life. First Carolina Bank currently has one employee who serves as a member in the Chamber.
The Rocky Mount Rotary Club is an organization of business and professionals from the Eastern North Carolina community of Rocky Mount. Rotary's main objective is service - in the community, in the workplace, and around the globe. The 1.2 million Rotarians who make up more than 34,000 Rotary clubs in nearly every country in the world share a dedication to the ideal of Service Above Self. First Carolina Bank is a proud member of the Rocky Mount Rotary Club. A Bank employee serves on the Board of Directors and Chair of the Tackle the Tar Race Committee.
The mission of Rocky Mount Area Habitat for Humanity is to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness in the Rocky Mount Area, and to make decent housing a matter of conscience in our community. First Carolina Bank currently has one employee serving on the Board of Directors, as treasurer, for Habitat for Humanity in Rocky Mount, NC.
Kiwanis clubs, located in 80 nations, help their communities in countless ways. Each community's needs are different-so each Kiwanis club is different. By working together, members achieve what one person cannot accomplish alone. When you give a child the chance to learn, experience, dream, grow, succeed and thrive, great things happen. The Rocky Mount Kiwanis Club grants scholarships to High School Seniors from local public and private schools, NC Wesleyan College, Edgecombe Community College and Nash Community College. They also sponsor clubs in junior and senior high schools, which reflect what the Kiwanis club promotes. First Carolina Bank is a proud member of the Rocky Mount Kiwanis Club.
The Nashville Kiwanis Club supports the Terrific Kids Program from the local school system. First Carolina Bank currently has one employee who serves as a member in the Kiwanis Club.
The Kiwanis Club is dedicated to serving the children of the world. They annually raise more than US$100 million and dedicate more than 18 million volunteer hours to strengthen communities and serve children. First Carolina Bank has a dedicated employee who serves on the Board of Directors with the Reidsville Kiwanis Club.
United Way envisions a world where all individuals and families achieve their human potential through education, income stability, and healthy lives. It seeks to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities around the world to advance the common good. First Carolina Bank currently has one employee enrolled in the Loan Executive Program. The Bank is a proud supporter of the Rocky Mount Area United Way.
My Sister's House has been providing services for Nash and Edgecombe counties since 1981. Their vision is to be the most recognized, sustainable and respected organization providing hope, safe haven and supportive services while striving to eliminate domestic violence and sexual assault. First Carolina Bank currently has an employee serving on the Board of Directors for My Sister's House.
The Rocky Mount Area Jaycees is a Chapter of the US Jaycees, part of Junior Chamber International (JCI). For more than 100 years, Jaycees across the country and around the world have provided essential leadership and service, creating solutions to critical issues through service projects meant to achieve measurable, sustainable results. First Carolina Bank is proud to have two of our dedicated employees serving in Jaycees.
Since its founding in 1956 by the United Methodist Church and Rocky Mount leaders, North Carolina Wesleyan College has been affiliated with The United Methodist Church. The college is unconditionally committed to the intellectual, emotional, social, and spiritual development of its students. They strive to embody the values and principles of The United Methodist Church while welcoming persons with all religious beliefs to their campus. Ronald A. Day, President & CEO, currently serves on the Finance and Investment’s Committee.
First Carolina Bank is a Member of the NCBA. The NCBA provides educational and training programs, media relations, insurance benefits programs, the Carolina Banker magazine, regulatory and compliance assistance, and other services to its member financial institutions. Ronald A. Day, President & CEO of First Carolina Bank, is currently serving a two year term on the NCBA’s Board of Directors. Kristen D. Brabble, Corporate Officer & Director of Retail Banking, is currently serving a three year term on the NCBA’s Young Bankers Board.
The American Bankers Association is the voice of America's $14 trillion banking industry, representing banks of all sizes and charters, from the smallest community bank to the largest bank holding companies. Our members rely on us for advocacy, information, training, products and services to make their banks more successful. Every member bank employee enjoys access to ABA resources and expertise that offer insights, analysis and solutions on the range of topics that impact the financial services industry.
The Junior Guild of Rocky Mount is an civic organization of women who focus their efforts on serving the needs of the Rocky Mount community through volunteer work. Each member commits to at least 36 hours of volunteerism per year and all proceeds are funneled back into the community. Its purpose is to foster interest in the social, economic, educational, cultural, and civic conditions of the community and make efficient their volunteer service. First Carolina Bank is proud to have two employees serving as members of the Junior Guild of Rocky Mount.
The Professional Women's Group
The Professional Women's Group is a community of impassioned, determined women, committed to supporting each other's pursuit of excellence. The relationships formed within the group develop a union of cooperation, encouragement, and enhanced career goals. First Carolina Bank is proud to have one employee serving as a member of the Professional Women's Group.
The Peacemakers of Rocky Mount is a Christian community development organization that focuses on serving under-resourced areas in Rocky Mount. Its mission is to empower members of the community with the knowledge and skills necessary to lead successful and sustainable lives. First Carolina Bank is proud to have one employee serving on the special events and ongoing projects committee.