• Gateway After Prom Receives Donation from Citizens First Bank

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    April 14, 2022
    Citizens First Bank employees recently presented a donation to representatives of the Gateway After Prom committee.  Gateway After Prom is a safe and fun-filled annual event that extends the fun after area proms at Clinton, Fulton, Camanche, and Prince of Peace High Schools are over for the evening.  The committee is comprised of parents and volunteers who make the event possible. This year’s event is being held at Clinton High School. The usually annual event returns on May 14, 2022, after a two-year hiatus due to COVID restrictions.  The committee is happy to again be offering the largest teen social gathering in the area!   
    Citizens First is a long-time contributor to the event, through a program called “Citizens First First Down,” which is hosted by local radio station KROS.    For every first down the Clinton River Kings achieve during the regular football season, Citizens First donates $5 to the after-prom event.   This year, the contribution was $770, all of which helps to defray the costs of entertainment and prizes for the estimated 400 attendees at Gateway After Prom.  Gateway After Prom is a group effort, with parents from 4 schools (Camanche, Clinton, Fulton, and Prince of Peace) coming together to organize an event that offers area high school students a fun place to gather after prom.  
    Parent and volunteer Theresa Clarke stated, “It’s a great event for the students, and we put in effort to provide entertainment and prize options that the students will enjoy.  We are so fortunate to have the support of local businesses, including Citizens First.” 
    Entertainment this year at Gateway After Prom will include: the extremely popular escape rooms, bingo, laser tag, games, prize drawings and an appearance by nationally recognized mentalist and hypnotist, Brian Imbus.  The students will also enjoy food and beverages donated by many local restaurants and businesses. 

    Carrie Donaire, Marketing Director
    cdonaire@gocfb.bank, (563) 519-0650