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For Immediate Release
April 18, 2011
Contact: Sherri Fillingham
Phone: 919-546-8250/919-623-9494: Mobile 


Local Bank Establishes Shaw Relief Fund 


April 18, 2011 (Raleigh, NC) -  Mechanics and Farmers Bank has set up a disaster relief fund for Shaw University in wake of the devastating storm damage the school sustained in Saturday’s tornado.

In addition, tax deductible contributions may be sent to:

                                Shaw University 
                                Disaster Relief Fund
                                Mechanics and Farmers Bank
                                13 E. Hargett Street
                                Raleigh, NC  27601 


Shaw University was founded in 1865 and is the oldest historically black university in the south. Shaw University is a private, co-educational liberal arts University, that awards degrees at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The primary mission of Shaw University is teaching with the commitment to maintain excellence in research and academic programs that foster intellectual enhancement and technological skills.