PORTERVILLE, CA – Bank of the Sierra is pleased to announce a Sierra Grant in the amount of $3,000 has been awarded to the Advanced Center for Eyecare (ACE). Advanced Center for Eyecare is a medical eye care non-profit clinic that provides medical and surgical eye care to uninsured and underinsured men, women, and children in Kern County. ACE doctors provide routine eye exams, eye disease management and testing, surgical care, and low vision rehabilitation. The grant funds will be used for ongoing treatment for clients who have needs over and beyond their own means.
The Sierra Grant Program is designed to improve the quality of life for the families, especially the children, who reflect the diversity within Bank of the Sierra branch communities. The Sierra Grant Program is focused on three areas: community services, park preservation, and education. Anyone involved in a non-profit program, who may be interested in a Sierra Grant, can pick up an instructional brochure at any Bank of the Sierra branch, or visit the bank web site at www.bankofthesierra.com.
Bank of the Sierra (www.bankofthesierra.com) is in its 38th year of operations, and at $1.7 billion in assets is the largest independent bank headquartered in the South San Joaquin Valley. The Company has over 400 employees and conducts business through 28 branch offices, an online branch, a real estate industries center, and an agricultural credit center.