Capital City Bank Group Foundation awards $1,000 to local nonprofit

Capital City Bank Group Foundation – a nonprofit organization created in 1983 by Capital City Bank Group, Inc. – has donated annually for 40 years to charitable institutions across the Capital City footprint in Florida, Georgia and Alabama. During the 2023 grant cycle, the CCBG Foundation reinvested $1,000 into the Gulf County community, awarding a grant to The Safe Place PSJ. 

“Community involvement has been a hallmark of Capital City Bank since our inception in 1895,” said Brandon Armstrong, Capital City Bank president of Gulf County. “We remain dedicated to investing in worthwhile organizations and seize every opportunity to empower local nonprofits and foster positive change in our own backyard.”

The CCBG Foundation provides grants to nonprofits, charitable organizations, and institutions exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The mission of the CCBG Foundation is to invest in initiatives that benefit local communities. Most of the funds are distributed to specific areas of focus, including: arts/culture, children/youth services, economic/community development, education, health/sciences and human services.

Meet the Editor

David Adlerstein, The Apalachicola Times’ digital editor, started with the news outlet in January 2002 as a reporter.

Prior to then, David Adlerstein began as a newspaperman with a small Boston weekly, after graduating magna cum laude from Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts. He later edited the weekly Bellville Times, and as business reporter for the daily Marion Star, both not far from his hometown of Columbus, Ohio.

In 1995, he moved to South Florida, and worked as a business reporter and editor of Medical Business newspaper. In Jan. 2002, he began with the Apalachicola Times, first as reporter and later as editor, and in Oct. 2020, also began editing the Port St. Joe Star.

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