Bank Sponsors 4KIDS of South Florida Galentine’s Day Fundraiser

February 23, 2023

American National Bank was proud to sponsor 4KIDS of South Florida’s Galentine’s Day Ladies Brunch, an annual fundraiser to help kids in crisis. This beautiful event at the Lauderdale Yacht Club brought women together during the Valentine’s Day season to extend their love to vulnerable children and families across our community. Senior Vice President Swathi Ranieri and Vice President Pamela Dalton attended the event on the Bank’s behalf.

For over 25 years, 4KIDS has been on a mission to provide hope for kids in crisis with a bold vision to provide a home for every child. Through the faithful work of thousands of advocates, financial partners, foster parents, volunteers, and others, 4KIDS has served over 30,000 children, teens, and young adults. For the thousands of children who are removed from their homes each year 4KIDS has hundreds of foster families across 6 Florida counties to meet the need. They offer specialized homes to keep siblings together, offer teens a place to belong, and give a refuge for girls at risk of human trafficking.

For more information on 4KIDS of South Florida, please visit www.4kids.us.


February 22, 2023

Area Agency on Aging Raises Funds for Programs Benefitting Seniors

American National Bank was pleased to be a Diamond Sponsor of the Area Agency on Aging of Broward County’s 16th annual “Have a Heart” Valentine’s Day Luncheon and Fashion Show on February 14 at the Renaissance Hotel in Plantation. The fashion show featured local community leaders and friends of AAABC modeling the newest spring fashions, courtesy of Macy’s – Coral Square.

The Area Agency on Aging of Broward County (AAABC) is a nonprofit organization serving Broward County’s senior residents, age 60 or older, since 1974. They offer a broad array or programs which help improve the quality of life for all seniors living in Broward County, including meals and food assistance, health and wellness classes, transportation services, Medicare counseling, home assistance, daycare and senior centers, caregiver support and veteran directed care, among other services.

If you would like more information on Area Agency on Aging Broward County, please visit www.adrcbroward.org.


2023 JA World Uncorked Raises $345,000

February 21, 2023

2023 JA World Uncorked, the JA Circle of Wise Women’s signature fundraising event, raised $345,000 for Junior Achievement of South Florida (JA) programs – the highest amount in the history of the event. More than 700 guests strolled through JA’s 60,000 square foot facility sampling from restaurants, beverage partners and specialty lounges during one of the top epicurean experiences in south Florida, while raising funds to support the organization. American National Bank was a sponsor of the event, and its Vice President Pamela Dalton co-chaired the event.

JA delivers over 20 unique programs to nearly 70,000 students in classrooms throughout Broward and south Palm Beach counties and at JA World Huizenga Center on the Broward College North Campus, training the next generation of business leaders, employees and consumers by educating students about financial literacy, entrepreneurship and work readiness. JA has served more than 1,000,000 students since its inception in 1959.

The JA Circle of Wise Women was founded in 2009 with 10 founding members and has grown to 181. American National Bank President and CEO Ginger Martin and Vice President Pamela Dalton are two of the 181 current members.

If you would like more information on how you can support Junior Achievement or join the JA Circle of Wise Women, please visit www.JASouthFlorida.org

Learn more about the JA Circle of Wise Women who have raised nearly $5 million since its inception in 2009.