BB&T: A ‘sign’ of the time

first_img By Jaine Treadwell Skip BB&T: A ‘sign’ of the time Sponsored Content So, the bank’s Clock Watching and Coffee Drinking Society penned a letter of “displeasure” and sent it along to the BB&T corporate office with nearly 100 signatures.“It was not a petition. We just wanted BB&T to know that the clock was a part of our community and that so many people depended on it,” said Richard Chapman, society member. “We wanted to express out displeasure in its removal.”The society didn’t know what to expect, if anything but, a short time after the letter had been mailed, a clock display was up and in operation.” Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson You Might Like Summer spotlight registration ends June 15 The Troy University Department of Theater and Dance will once again sponsor the Summer Spotlight Camp for young people who… read more Email the author Published 7:39 pm Friday, June 11, 2010 “I don’t know what BB&T could have done that would have pleased more people,” she said with a smile.Susan Lewis, BB&T financial center leader from the Village Office in Pinehurst, North Carolina, said the clock was not the first that BB&T has placed, but it was the first that the bank has replaced in response to the wishes of a community.The positive response to the wishes of the Brundidge townspeople was a continuation of BB&T’s Lighthouse Project.“At the time when so many people in our nation need hope and encouragement, BB&T employees helped answer those needs in 2009 with its inaugural Lighthouse Project,” Lewis said. “BB&T employees donated nearly 53,000 volunteer hours to help our communities and improve lives in 25 states across the nation.”’Lighthouse Projects have included purchasing playground equipment for a homeless shelter in West Virginia, items for a recreation room for children with Spina Bifida in Kentucky and survival kits of food and hygiene products for kids in North Carolina. Through the Lighthouse Project, improvements have been made at a Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club in North Carolina. An East New York Farms mural, which promotes healthy eating, has been restored.“BB&T is looking forward to being a community partner in the Brundidge area and initiating our Lighthouse Project here,” Lewis said. Print Article Book Nook to reopen In appreciation, the clock watchers and coffee drinks sent at heartfelt “Thank You” on behalf of the entire Brundidge community.“Thank you for putting the new time and temperature display in operation so quickly,” the note read. “All comments to date have been most favorable. Word of the new sign had spread through the town before the installation was complete.”The note was signed by the Brundidge Clock Watching and Coffee Drinking Club.Linda Dansby, Brundidge financial center leader, said many people have expressed appreciation to BB&T for replacing the time and temperature display. Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthTop 4 Methods to Get Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Latest Stories When BB&T comes to a town, the bank has every intention of being a caring community partner. For a while, folks in Brundidge had their doubts.The bank clock that had provided the community with the time and temperature for more than 30 years was removed and replaced with a BB&T logo sign.That upset folks. By The Penny Hoarderlast_img

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