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An ice cream vendor pedals along walking trail
May 19, 2015
Our Communities

Once an abandoned lot, walking trail revives a community

The community of West Modesto, California, raised more than $1 million to transform an abandoned, hazardous strip of land used by children as a shortcut to get to school into a much-loved and much-used walking trail.
Grace Vaughn and Rory McIlroy line up a putt on the 14th hole of the 2015 Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am
May 14, 2015
Our Communities

First Tee golfer has ‘walk to remember’ with Rory McIlroy

Sixteen-year-old Grace Vaughan of Chesnee, South Carolina, got the thrill of a golfer’s life when she played in the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am May 13 with popular PGA TOUR star Rory McIlroy.
Wells Fargo volunteers help in the community garden of McCreesh Place, which provides housing for the chronically homeless
May 5, 2015
Our Communities

‘A place to call home’ for the chronically homeless

McCreesh Place provides housing for the homeless in Charlotte, North Carolina — including a garden where residents and volunteers grow vegetables to supplement meals.
Volunteers spent one day preparing  a school garden in Texas.
April 20, 2015
Our Communities

Preparing garden space and sowing seeds for learning — all in a day!

Volunteers spent one day topping a pergola, preparing beds, and sowing seeds so a Texas elementary school can have a hands-on learning garden.
Students work with Spark mentors to find the link between classroom and career
April 2, 2015
Our Communities

What the right ‘spark’ in middle school can ignite

Some California eighth-graders are working with a nonprofit and business community mentors to reinforce the link between classroom and career.
Wells Fargo Express wagon loaded with gold from Homestake mine in 1890 and gold nugget
March 17, 2015
Our Communities

City and historic bank move past Homestake mine closing

Wells Fargo and Lead, South Dakota, are moving forward together after the 2002 Homestake mine closing shook the city ― founded after the 1876 Black Hills gold rush.
The Wells Fargo History Museum is part the celebration marking the centennial of the 1915 world’s fair
February 19, 2015
Our Communities

Exhibit explores 1915 World’s Fair in San Francisco

Time flies! A new Wells Fargo History Museum exhibit is part of a citywide celebration marking the centennial of the 1915 world’s fair.
Radford Theatre
February 19, 2015
Our Communities

Radford Theatre revival keeps movie magic on Main Street

Opened in 1935, Virginia’s Radford Theatre nearly went dark in 2013. But Paul Pallante revived it by making the show much more than the movie.
Wells Fargo stagecoach outside the bank’s Philadelphia history museum
February 19, 2015
Our Communities

Wells Fargo history museums celebrate communities

From the dawn of commercial banking in the 1700s to 19th-Century Wild West adventures, Wells Fargo history museums reflect a 163-year legacy.