March 23 - 29
Bankers in the News
Jamie Meyer, Bank of the Valley | Platte Center, received the Meritorious Service award at the Columbus Chamber or Commerce's Rural Recognition Banquet on March 22. He serves the bank as the community president-lending. (pictured)
Kara Geweke and Chris Kalkowski, First National Bank of Omaha | Omaha, recently visited the Agriculture class at Ralston High School and presented information on careers in agriculture and how ag supports the community and state. (pictured)
Ted Myers, Midwest Bank | Norfolk, is part of the Norfolk Area Chamber of Commerce Hispanic Small Business Council, a new group for the Chamber that launched on March 24. He lived in Venezuela for 12 years and is bilingual.
Deb Zautke, Midwest Bank | Pierce, recently celebrated her 25th anniversary of service with the bank. (pictured)
Top left: Jamie Meyer (left) celebrates his Meritorious Service award at the Rural Recognition Banquet on March 22.
Top right: Chris Kalkowski (left) and Kara Geweke from First National Bank of Omaha recently presented on ag-related topics to students at Ralston High School.
Bottom: Deb Zautke from Midwest Bank in Pierce recently celebrated her 25th anniversary with the bank.
Banks in the News
Adams Bank & Trust | Chappell, recently donated $2,500 to the Chappell Community Development's new dock project at Chappell Lake.
Cattle National Bank | Lincoln and Seward, recently sponsored the GFWC Seward Club and GFWC Seward Junior Women's Club annual short story and poetry contests for children ages kindergarten through grade 12. The bank presented commemorative coins to the winners in each category.
CharterWest Bank | Omaha, was recently ranked third in the Companies with 25 to 200 Employees category of Baird Holm, LLP and the Greater Omaha Chamber's "Best Places to Work in Omaha" survey for 2022. The survey provides a way to publicly recognize and celebrate local employers who foster an engaged work environment and culture dedicated to organizational success. All of the winners will be recognized at a luncheon on May 26.
F&M Bank | Wayne, hosted an ag appreciation open house at the bank on March 25 to celebrate area ag producers during National Ag Week (March 20-26).
F&M Bank | West Point, sponsored free pie at the West Point Livestock Auction cafe on March 24 in celebration of National Ag Week.
First National Bank of Omaha | Omaha, is sponsoring the Nebraska FFA Launch! Program for the fifth year with a $12,000 donation. The funds will support the year-long program that serves as a catalyst for entrepreneurship-based education for Nebraska FFA members and agricultural education students. The bank also plans to donate $20,500 to local FFA chapters in Nebraska, Illinois, South Dakota, Kansas and Wyoming.
Five Points Bank | Elkhorn, recently opened a new branch at 1303 N 205th Street in Elkhorn. (pictured)
Flatwater Bank | Gothenburg, staff volunteered at the Gothenburg Community Playhouse / Sun Theatre this past weekend.
i3 Bank | Bennington, recognized those in the community with Down Syndrome by wearing brightly colored, mismatched socks for World Down Syndrome Day on March 21. The date is symbolic because individuals with Down Syndrome have three copies of their 21st chromosome. (pictured)
Two Rivers Bank | Blair, hosted the Blair Community Schools FFA chapter at the Fremont Area Chamber of Commerce Excellence in Agriculture Awards Luncheon on March 22. (pictured)
Union Bank & Trust Co. | Lincoln, helped sponsor a free volleyball youth camp for girls in third through sixth grades at the Kinetic Sports Complex in Lincoln. Current Husker volleyball players were instructors for around 300 youth participants and received compensation under the Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) rules.
Left: i3 Bank in Bennington raised awareness of World Down Syndrome Day on March 21 by wearing fun, mismatched socks to work to highlight the idea that everyone has their own different and colorful abilities.
Right: Five Points Bank recently celebrated the official opening of their newest branch at 1303 N 205th Street in Elkhorn.
Promotions & Appointments
Garrett Temme, Boone County Bank, a division of Madison County Bank | Albion, loan officer (pictured)
Joshua Johnson, Columbus Bank & Trust Co. | Columbus, board of directors (pictured)
Brittney Reinsch, Cornerstone Bank | Malmo, assistant vice president and assistant manager (pictured)
Ashley Howard, Home Federal Bank | Lincoln, mortgage loan officer (pictured)
Janet McCall, Union Bank & Trust Co. | Lincoln, vice president - treasury management officer (pictured)
Michaela Rasmussen, Union Bank & Trust Co. | Lincoln, treasury management business relationship representative (pictured)
Whitney Craig, NebraskaLand Bank | North Platte, assistant vice president, commercial credit analyst (pictured)
Shelly Ginn, NebraskaLand Bank | North Platte, commercial credit analyst
Hans Julius, NebraskaLand Bank | North Platte, senior vice president, business and agriculture banking (pictured)
Wendy Merritt, NebraskaLand Bank | North Platte, deposit compliance officer
Russell Tappy, NebraskaLand Bank | North Platte, assistant vice president, commercial credit analyst
Remy Rice, Security National Bank | Omaha, vice president - small business lending manager (pictured)
Photos, from top L to R: Garrett Temme, Joshua Johnson, Brittney Reinsch, Ashley Howard, Janet McCall, Michaela Rasmussen, Whitney Craig, Hans Julius and Remy Rice
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