Special Olympics Welcomes First National Bank as Sponsor

May 09, 2012

SOAC Welcomes First National Bank as Sponsor

Pittsburgh, PA - More than 450 Special Olympics athletes from 17 training sites in Allegheny County will participate in the 2012 Special Olympics Allegheny County Summer Games to be held Saturday, May 12, 2012 at Baldwin High School, located at 4653 Clairton Blvd. in Baldwin.

The games will commence on Saturday, with Opening Ceremonies beginning at
8:45 a.m., with competition to follow at 9:30 a.m. Awards will be presented throughout the day and the event will end at approximately 3:00 p.m.

Athletes will compete in athletics (track & field), bocce, golf putting, power lifting, MATPS and wheelchair events.

SOAC proudly welcomes First National Bank as the new sponsor of the Fun Fest area.

“Special Olympics is a perfect example of the power of partnership,” notes Vincent J. Delie, Jr., CEO of First National Bank and President and CEO of F.N.B. Corporation. “First National Bank is proud to support our local community and to help make the Summer Games a possibility for hundreds of Special Olympics athletes.”

SOAC Summer Games sponsors also include: EPI, Inc., who is sponsor of the athletics (track and field) venue; EDMC Cares of Education Management Inc. who is sponsoring the bocce venue; UPMC who is sponsoring the MATPS venue; and Sam’s Club, who is sponsoring all water stations and a snack station.

SOAC Summer Games are free of charge and spectators are welcome to come out and cheer-on the athletes.

About Special Olympics Allegheny County
Special Olympics Allegheny County provides year-round sports training and athletic competitions in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. More than 1,000 athletes, ranging in age from 8 - 80, train at 23 training sites throughout the county where they participate in 14 Olympic-type sports training programs that are offered.

Special Olympics Allegheny County is solely funded through support of our fundraising programs and events, contributions from corporations, foundations, individuals and community organizations. For more information, please visit our Web site at

About First National Bank of Pennsylvania
First National Bank of Pennsylvania, the largest subsidiary of F.N.B. Corporation (NYSE: FNB), has over 260 full-service locations in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. First National Bank has been recognized as a winner of six 2011 Greenwich Excellence in Banking Awards in the categories of Small Business Banking and Middle Market Banking, awards presented solely on the basis of client satisfaction.

About F.N.B. Corporation
F.N.B. Corporation, headquartered in Hermitage, PA, is a diversified financial services company with total assets of $11.7 billion. F.N.B. Corporation is a leading provider of commercial and retail banking, leasing, wealth management, insurance, merchant banking and consumer finance services in Pennsylvania and Ohio, where it owns and operates First National Bank of Pennsylvania, First National Trust Company, First National Investment Services Company, LLC, F.N.B. Investment Advisors, Inc., First National Insurance Agency, LLC, F.N.B. Capital Corporation, LLC, Regency Finance Company and F.N.B. Commercial Leasing. It also operates consumer finance offices in Kentucky and Tennessee.

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 SmallCap 600 Index with the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS) Regional Banks Sub-Industry Index. Investor information is available on F.N.B. Corporation’s Web site at www.fnbcorporation.com.
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Media Contacts:
Fern Conte Miele                                     Kathy Hammons
Communications Manager                        Communications & Public Relations Manager
Special Olympics Allegheny County            First National Bank
Phone: (412) 279-5450                           Office:  724/983-3303
On-site/cell: (412)292-6103                     Cell:  724/699-0449
E-mail: fernsoac@verizon.net                    Hammons@fnb-corp.com 

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