Greg D. Carmichael, president and CEO of Fifth Third Bancorp, donated $10,000 to the Legion on behalf of his corporation. (Photo by Lucas Carter)

Fifth Third Bank donates $10k to Legion

For the fifth straight year, Fifth Third Bank made a $10,000 donation to The American Legion during the national convention. Greg D. Carmichael, president and CEO of Fifth Third Bancorp, presented National Commander Dale Barnett with a check for the Legion’s National Emergency Fund.

“I am personally proud to be associated with The American Legion,” Carmichael said. “I would like to thank all of the men and women, both active duty and veterans, who protect our great nation and allow us to enjoy the freedoms we have today. Thank you very much.”

Barnett thanked Carmichael for the donation. “As you know, we have a strong partnership with Fifth Third,” he said. “We thank you for your very generous donation. We thank you for the support that you give us each and every year.”