Some of the staff from our Mt. Pleasant M 20 branch bundled up and headed out to run in the Dickens Christmas Festival 5K run which took place on December 3, 2011. Featured here are; Branch Manager Amy Ervin, Ryan Speelman and Joshua Clark. The Festival is an annual event which includes carriage rides through downtown, a live Nativity, breakfast with Santa and lighted parade.
Way to go team!
Firstbank is a proud sponsor of the 9th annual Harvest Festival which takes place in Howard City. The fun fall event features something for everyone in the family including: children's activities like face painting, a magic show, and inflatables; a teen dance; and for the adults an art tent, car and tractor shows, quilt exhibit, as well as a talent contest. Members of our Firstbank team in Howard City participated in the parade through town along with Fortune Freddy!
Members of our Firstbank team helping out at a Tri County Football Game.
Firstbank team members take some time to tour Art Prize in Grand Rapids, which is an art competition that was held from September 21-October 9. It features art from artists across the nation.
The Mardi Gras Festival in Mt. Pleasant is an annual event that has been taking place for almost a decade now.
It was held again this year on September 17th with the purpose of welcoming CMU students to Mt. Pleasant, featuring arts from Art Reach of Mt. Pleasant as well as face painting, kids activities and a parade through town. Firstbank participated in the parade with their “Briefcase Brigade.”
Corn stalks, straw bales, leaves and scarecrows! During our “Rake in Your Rewards” promotion all of our branches have been enjoying decorating and getting into the season! Our Cadillac locations showcase some of the beautiful colors of autumn.
Firstbank-Mt. Pleasant is excited to again be taking food and cash donations leading up to this holiday season.
In 2010, Firstbank-Mt. Pleasant was able to raise 670 lbs. of food for local charities and food pantries. Among these organizations were Isabella Community Soup Kitchen, Helping Hands Food Pantry, American Legion, God's Helping Hands, Salvation Army, Christian Community of Fellowship Food Pantry, St. Vincent DePaul, and Community Action Agency.
The drive will run from Monday, October 24th, and run through Friday, November 11th. Stop by any of the thirteen branches to make your donation!
On July 26th, 2011 Chippewa Hills High School hosted the Rocket Football sign ups. The event draws in a great crowd and the Firstbank team helped support this great event by serving refreshments including hot dogs, chips, juice and water. They received many thanks from the participants and they had a great time doing it!
New South Mission Street office built in Mt. Pleasant.