SPARTANBURG COUNTY – In partnership with The Middle Tyger Community Center & Upstate Family Resource Center, The Palmetto Bank is collecting new or gently used prom dresses, shoes, and handbags for girls who might not otherwise be able to attend this year’s prom. The Middle Tyger Community Center & Upstate Family Resource Center will distribute dresses to girls from District 5, Boiling Springs, Chapman, and Chesnee High Schools.

Anyone interested in participating can contact The Palmetto Bank, Middle Tyger Community Center and Upstate Family Resource Center.

You can drop off your donated gowns at the following Palmetto Bank locations:

The Palmetto Bank, Duncan, 108 Main Street, Duncan, 439-4976

The Palmetto Bank, Boiling Springs, 3995 Highway 9, Boiling Springs, 599-9940

The Palmetto Bank, Inman, 11500 Asheville Highway, Inman, SC, 472-5300

The collection drive runs until March 22nd.

Headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina, The Palmetto Bank is a 104-year old independent state-chartered commercial bank and is the fifth-largest banking institution headquartered in South Carolina. The Palmetto Bank has assets of $1.4 billion and serves the Upstate through 29 banking locations in Abbeville, Anderson, Cherokee, Greenville, Greenwood, Laurens, Oconee, Pickens, Spartanburg and York counties. The Bank specializes in providing personalized community banking services to individuals and small to mid-size businesses including Retail and Commercial Banking, Mortgage, Trust, Brokerage, and Insurance. Additional information may be found at the company’s web site at