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First Exchange Bank Donates To The Mannington Hough Park Pool Project

(Photo from Left to Right: Danielle Parker-Teller with First Exchange Bank, Lora Michael- Mayor of Mannington, Jenifer Barbe-Branch Manager of the Mannington First Exchange Bank Office)


WHITE HALL – First Exchange Bank is making a splash and donating $3,000 to the Mannington Hough Park Pool Project.

“First Exchange Bank is dedicated to making a difference in communities we serve,” stated Jenifer Barbe, Branch Manager of the First Exchange Bank office in Mannington. “We have supported the Mannington City Pool in the past donating appliances to replace those that were destroyed during the flooding of July 2017, and we are proud support them now.”

The City of Mannington is raising $1,000,000 for a matching funds grant from the Land and Water Conservation Fund to renovate the Mannington City Pool at Hough Park. Planned renovations include updates to concession stand, bathhouse, pumphouse, filtration equipment, central shaded seating, and a complete overhaul of the pool itself with a new wade-in entrance and three-unit splash pad.

“With the deadline to donate quickly approaching we wanted take the plunge to help them get one step closer to the goal. As a locally owned, and operated bank, First Exchange Bank aims to participate in community initiatives while serving the communities of Marion, Monongalia, and Wetzel Counties,” said Bill Goettel, President and CEO of First Exchange Bank.

If you would like to donate to the Mannington Hough Park Pool project, you can directly deposit into their account at any First Exchange Bank location or mail your donation to the City of Mannington at 206 Main Street Mannington, WV 26582 with checks made payable to the Mannington Park Board.

First Exchange Bank is a locally owned and operated bank that has been serving the communities of Marion, Monongalia, and Wetzel counties since 1932. For more information on First Exchange Bank and their commercial lending products, visit


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