February 22 - 28
Bankers in the News
Dennis Leeper, NebraskaLand Bank | North Platte, celebrated his 10th anniversary with the bank. He serves as a vice president and IT manager.
Becky Vahle, Cattle Bank & Trust | Seward, and her husband, Van, received the History Nebraska Heritage Hero Award at the bank's 150th celebration on Feb. 25. The Heritage Hero Award was created to recognize and thank local volunteers of history organizations around the state for their time and effort in helping to share Nebraska’s history.
Banks in the News
Adams Bank & Trust | Sutherland, was named "Business of the Year" at the Sutherland Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet on Feb. 11.
Citizens Bank & Trust Co. | Loup City, recently donated $500 to the Loup City Library.
Henderson State Bank | Henderson, pledged $100,000 to the Henderson Health Care capital campaign for the upcoming surgery/hospital expansion and renovation project. The bank presented a check for the first installment of $80,000 on Jan. 25. (pictured)
Riverstone Bank | Scottsbluff, recently provided a $5,000 match donation as part of the bank's "Pack the Pack" fundraiser for the Cooperative Ministries weekend food backpack program. The 30-day effort raised a total of $25,000; an anonymous donor provided $10,000 to bring the grand total to $35,000.
Bankers on the Move
Doug Kershner, Bank of the Valley | David City, retired on Feb. 28 after 17 years with the bank. An open house to celebrate his retirement was held on Feb. 24.
Steve Erwin (age 70) | Lincoln, passed away on Feb. 19. He worked in the banking industry for 40 years, including positions at First National Bank of Chadron (now Homestead Bank) and FirsTier Bank in Omaha, which eventually became part of U.S. Bank. Steve retired from banking in 2018.
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