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  • March 2020

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    Huntingdon Students Give Back
    Huntingdon College partnered with the nonprofit Rise Against Hunger and its Feeding the Dream initiative for the College’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on January 20. For the service project, students assembled meal kits for distribution to the world’s most vulnerable populations. College volunteers worked in two shifts to package 12,096 meals.
    Beasley Allen Attorney Named Montgomery County Bar Association President
    Beasley Allen lawyer Larry Golston was recently sworn in as the newest president of the Montgomery County Bar Association (MCBA) during the group’s annual meeting. Golston joins other Beasley Allen lawyers who have helped lead the MCBA, including the firm’s managing attorney, Tom Methvin, as well as Kendall Dunson. Golston is the organization’s 91st president and the second African American to hold the office.
    “It is an honor to serve the Montgomery County Bar Association and my colleagues in this role,” Golston said. “The MCBA has a long tradition of serving area attorneys and the community and I look forward to building on these traditions.”
    Golston is a principal and trial attorney in the firm’s Fraud Section, where he has devoted his career to seeking justice on behalf of those who have been negligently or intentionally harmed.
    River Bank & Trust Adds Agricultural Division
    River Bank & Trust Chief Executive Officer Jimmy Stubbs announced that River Bank & Trust has created a new agricultural division. The division will help foster strong, long-term relationships with agricultural producers and provide them with loans for operating and real estate as well as depository products and services. Seasoned agricultural lenders Vice President Ben Bendinger and Assistant Vice President Holden Fleming recently joined the division to meet the agricultural financial needs of Dothan, Enterprise and the Wiregrass region.
    “River Bank & Trust has always had a strong commitment to agriculture, an industry that plays a vital role in our local economies and communities. With the creation of our agricultural division and the addition of Ben Bendinger and Holden Fleming, we will provide a higher level of ag banking expertise and more lending opportunities to growers and producers,” said Stubbs.
    Palomar Insurance Expands
    Montgomery-based Palomar Insurance, one of the nation’s leading insurance agencies, announced the opening of its new location in the heart of downtown Chattanooga, Tennessee. Palomar began delivering effective, tailored insurance programs to local businesses in Chattanooga and the surrounding areas beginning on January 1.
    President and CEO Tony Craft said, “For 65 years, Palomar Insurance has partnered with local businesses throughout the Southeast to design custom insurance solutions tailored to their diverse needs. We’re excited to bring our expertise to Chattanooga and serve the local business community with insurance products and risk management services that supplement their success and help them achieve their goals.”
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