BCFD T-shirt sales to raise money to fight breast cancer
During October, BCFD will be selling limited-edition T-shirts with proceeds going to the Susan G. Komen Northwest Louisiana affiliate in conjunction with National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The T- shirts are black in color and feature unique designs that prominently feature breast cancer awareness ribbons on the left chest and back.
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This challenge is compounded by the closure of many rural banks. Larger banks often buy smaller banks, then close branches in more rural markets. There are now 625 rural counties in the country without a community bank. There are 37 counties without a single bank, and 115 counties served by just one bank.
What they will not do, because they can't, is remember: Remember a time before the 9/11 attacks, or the changes in American society that took place in the aftermath of those attacks. They won't be equipped to yearn for better days that they've only heard about at second-hand from their parents and grandparents.