FAIRFIELD — Patrick Nygard of Fairfield is among 87 First Bank employees to receive First Bank Community First Awards.
The recipients volunteered for a total of 7,000 hours of community service in 2013. The hours went toward helping low- to moderate-income people through affordable housing, community services, economic development and revitalization. Nygard received a gold award for volunteering at least 100 hours.
First Bank has $6.23 billion in assets and 130 locations in California, Missouri, Illinois and Florida. It has a local bank at 2407 Waterman Blvd. in Fairfield.
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