Fifth Third Bank Celebrates Diversity & Inclusion Month
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On a day of grace, 250 Movers and Shakers turned out for an early breakfast at the Cultural Center, hosted by Fifth Third Bank to recognize and award 8 for their outstanding leadership in Chicago’s Diverse Communities.
It was a fitting tribute to National Diversity and Inclusion Month. To each of the honorees, Fifth Third awarded a check for $5,300 to be given to the honoree’s charity of choice.
The occasion was a good time for lots of good causes!!
Andrew Hayes, Regional Marketing Director of Fifth Third Bank, says it perfectly: “We celebrate diversity and inclusion throughout the year and in everything we do,” explains Hayes, “We only pause in April, which is Diversity and Inclusion month, to host this annual breakfast as a way of publicly acknowledging the incredible contribution of our honorees, and announce that a $5,300 donation will be extended to each as a way for them to pay it forward, however they wish.”
He continued, “It’s a powerful way of both expressing our commitment to all the communities we serve, as well as inspiring others to get involved, make a difference, and celebrate both our differences and our
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