The Florida Bankers Association announced the 10 winners of its Bank On My Dreams contest. In April of this year, nonprofit organizations were invited to nominate individuals to win one of ten $5,000 prizes to make their dreams into
The Ricky King Children’s Fund nominated Uriel. Thanks to your votes, Uriel was selected! Uriel’s winnings will go towards improving the family’s current transportation by making improvements to their van and ramp.
Gary Tice who serves as Chairman, Chief Execu3ve Officer and Director of First Florida Integrity Bank presented the $5,000 prize on behalf of The Florida Bankers Associa3on. Mr. Tice was so moved by Uriel’s strength and determination, he announced that First Florida Integrity Bank would match the prize.
“Thank you to the Ricky King Children’s Fund for supporting me. I loved the feeling of receiving the check. Then, the wonderful Mr. Tice announced that he was going to match the $5,000. At that moment, I was surprised and shocked that he would do such a great thing like that. Everyone started cheering and applauding. I am extremely grateful that Mr. Tice would help me repair my van to almost new by matching the check. Thank you so much,” said Uriel.
The Ricky King Children’s Fund is extremely appreciative of the generosity of both The Florida Bankers Associa3on and First Florida Integrity Bank. Learn more about The Florida Bankers Association (FBA) and the “Bank On My Dream” contest
First Florida Integrity Bank.