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Pittsburgh Penguins and F.N.B. Corporation Team Up with City of Pittsburgh to Build Rec2Tech Education Facility at Ammon Recreation Center in the Hill District

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- Pittsburgh, PA

The Pittsburgh Penguins and F.N.B. Corporation (NYSE: FNB) are teaming up to contribute $100,000 to the Ammon Community Recreation Center in the Hill District, partnering with the City of Pittsburgh to create a transformational Rec2Tech computer lab and maker space that will help reduce the “digital divide” for students and families.

This dynamic renovation at Ammon will create science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) learning opportunities for Hill District students, exposing them to STEM-related careers, increasing digital literacy and preparing them for a tech-based future.

“A big part of our mission is to be champions of the youth in our community, both on and off the ice,” said David Morehouse, president and CEO of the Penguins. “We are proud to join with F.N.B. Corporation, the City of Pittsburgh and the Hill District community in advancing this critical project that will transform an underutilized space, creating an innovation center that will help lead children to a bright future.”

“Together with the Penguins and the City of Pittsburgh, we are committed to creating opportunities for long-term growth and success in the vibrant neighborhoods that define our region,” said Vincent J. Delie, Jr., Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of F.N.B. Corporation. “The innovation center at Ammon provides a critical hub for youth in the Hill District to connect with technology, explore new horizons and build digital literacy skills that are integral to their success in school and in the workplace.”

"Partnerships with our business community are key to making Pittsburgh a city for all, and these investments by the Penguins and FNB in our programming in the Hill District are a great example of the work we can do in neighborhoods citywide," Mayor William Peduto said. "I'm excited for the opportunities being offered to Hill District youth, which are matched with other investments being made into small businesses and housing in the community.”

"In the midst of this pandemic we know it has had a disproportionately negative impact on communities of color. As our children head back to school we must ensure we are doing everything possible to provide them with the online and computer resources necessary to engage and compete academically,” City Councilman R. Daniel Lavelle said. “Putting Rec2Tech in Ammon will ensure many within the Hill District will not be crippled by the digital divide, but instead be online and active learners during this unprecedented time."

The investment by the Penguins and F.N.B. Corporation will support the creation of the Ammon Rec2Tech Education Center, which will be managed and operated by Citiparks employees.   Due to COVID restrictions, it is anticipated that the Center will open by mid-year 2021.

Rec2Tech is a nationwide initiative founded at the Digital Harbor Foundation in Baltimore. It is a call-to-action for government, civic and community leaders to support the transition of underutilized public spaces into hands-on tech centers. The goal is to convert them into vibrant gathering spots for youth, families and the community, providing access for learning and creativity through technology. For more information on Rec2Tech, please go to

The Penguins and F.N.B. Corporation will continue working with the City and the Hill District community to develop additional STEM and financial education programming at Ammon over the coming months and years.

About F.N.B. Corporation
F.N.B. Corporation (NYSE: FNB), headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a diversified financial services company operating in seven states and the District of Columbia. FNB’s market coverage spans several major metropolitan areas including: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Baltimore, Maryland; Cleveland, Ohio; Washington, D.C.; and Charlotte, Raleigh, Durham and the Piedmont Triad (Winston-Salem, Greensboro and High Point) in North Carolina. The Company has total assets of nearly $38 billion and approximately 350 banking offices with operations throughout Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and the District of Columbia.

FNB provides a full range of commercial banking, consumer banking and wealth management solutions through its subsidiary network which is led by its largest affiliate, First National Bank of Pennsylvania, founded in 1864. Commercial banking solutions include corporate banking, small business banking, investment real estate financing, government banking, business credit, capital markets and lease financing. The consumer banking segment provides a full line of consumer banking products and services, including deposit products, mortgage lending, consumer lending and a complete suite of mobile and online banking services. FNB's wealth management services include asset management, private banking and insurance.

The common stock of F.N.B. Corporation trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "FNB" and is included in Standard & Poor's MidCap 400 Index with the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS) Regional Banks Sub-Industry Index. Customers, shareholders and investors can learn more about this regional financial institution by visiting the F.N.B. Corporation website at


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