June 8 - 14
Bankers in the News
Blaine Bockelman, Midwest Bank | Pierce, recently celebrated his five-year anniversary of service with the bank. He is a vice president/loan officer. (pictured)
Lindsay Borgeson, Core Bank | Omaha, has graduated from the Greater Omaha Chamber's Leadership Omaha Class 44. She is a senior vice president - deposit services at the bank.
Vangie Harris, NebraskaLand Bank | North Platte, celebrated 15 years with the bank last week. She is a vice president, business banking electronic specialist. (pictured)
Jordan Meyer, Homestead Bank | St. Paul, recently marked five years with the bank. He serves as a vice president.
Connie O'Brien, NebraskaLand Bank | North Platte, celebrated her 10-year work anniversary this week. She is an assistant vice president and branch teller manager. (pictured)
Photos, left to right: Blaine Bockelman, Vangie Harris and Connie O'Brien
Banks in the News
Bank of the Valley | David City, hosted a free community hot dog lunch at the bank on June 10.
Commercial State Bank | Nebraska City, recently awarded two $500 scholarships to 2022 graduates from Nebraska City Public School and Nebraska City Lourdes High School.
Community Bank | Alma, and First State Bank | Farnam, are partnering with the Farnam Economic Development Corporation to host a raffle for a 2022 Polaris Ranger. Proceeds from the ticket sales will go to a volunteer fire department of the winner's choice. Other prizes will be chosen by the bank throughout the summer; the drawing will be held on Oct. 14.
Elkhorn Valley Bank & Trust and Midwest Bank | Norfolk, recently volunteered at Daycos' Bike Build Day to help build bikes for children and families in the community. Daycos is a transportation solutions company in Norfolk. (pictured)
Farmers and Merchants Bank | Ashland, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on June 3 to unveil its recently finished expansion and renovation project. Updates include new glass panels and doors, bamboo wall panels, a second floor atrium and a full wall collage of old photos and historical documents from the bank.
Lincoln Federal Savings Bank | Lincoln, hosted a Taste of Nebraska ribbon cutting event at its corporate office on Maddox Drive in Lincoln on June 14. The event included a tour of the office building, as well as Nebraska wines, brews and hor d'oeuvres samples.
MNB Bank | McCook, has merged with Bank of Doniphan, effective June 7. All Bank of Doniphan branches, located in Doniphan, Grand Island and Hastings, were included in the merger. The combined banks will operate under the MNB Bank name. MNB Bank held ribbon-cutting ceremonies at the Doniphan and Hastings branches on June 9. (pictured)
NebraskaLand Bank | North Platte, was the major sponsor for the Bob Spady Memorial Golf Tournament on June 11 at the Lake Maloney golf course. Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the Miss Nebraska Scholarship Fund. The bank also hosted a Meet-and-Greet with Miss Rodeo Nebraska and the Miss Rodeo winners from eight other states on June 14 at the North Platte location.
Union Bank & Trust Co. | Lincoln, donated $1.5 million to Lincoln Public Schools to aid in the construction of the new stadium at Northwest High School. The stadium will be named Union Bank Stadium for 20 years.
West Gate Bank | Omaha, and Westside State Bank | Bellevue, were "Brew Crew" and "The Race Is On" sponsors, respectively, during Bellevue Rocks on June 9-11. The event was a riverfront music festival and included carnival rides, games, food, a beer garden and fireworks. (pictured)
Above: Elkhorn Valley Bank & Trust and Midwest Bank staff helped build bikes at Daycos for Norfolk-area families.
Above: MNB Bank recently merged with Bank of Doniphan and held grand opening celebrations in Hastings and Doniphan as MNB Bank last week.
Promotions & Appointments
Jeff Aldrich, Union Bank & Trust Co. | Lincoln, investment officer - account manager (pictured)
Lars Gallagher, Union Bank & Trust Co. | Lincoln, assistant vice president - account manager (pictured)
Photos, left to right: Jeff Aldrich and Lars Gallagher
Gary Gunderson, Cornerstone Bank | Tilden, retired on June 1 after 43 years (to the day) in the banking industry. He most recently served as vice president and branch manager. (pictured)
Photo: Gary Gunderson
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