We’d like to congratulate Tom Danielson on his promotion to Portage Banking Manager. Tom will be overseeing both our Westnedge and Woodbridge Offices. He joined Keystone Community Bank in 2009 and has over 30 years of retail banking experience in our community.
Tom is a graduate of Portage Northern High School and attended Western Michigan University. He is involved in several local school and business organizations, including serving as a Trustee for Vicksburg Community Schools.
Stop by to see Tom at either Portage location, and congratulate him on his promotion!
Firstbank - West Michigan held a school supply drive for Ionia Public Schools prior to the beginning of the 2011-2012 school year. Between August 8th and September 2nd, the branches in Ionia collected backpacks, notebooks, paper, pencils, markers, calculators, and more to benefit students of Boyce, Emerson, Jefferson, Rather, and Twin Rivers. On September 20th, two representatives of Firstbank delivered the items.
Sandy Branch, Southside Office Manager, and Debrann Hausserman, Vice President and Main Office Manager, on left, present the supplies for Ionia Public Schools. Among the recipients are Elementary Principals Matt Vogel, Dayna Ellis, Stacey Bovee, Mitch Mercer, and Darin Magley.
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.”
Ionia High School cheerleaders and mascot ride the Firstbank float in the Homecoming parade on Friday, October 7th.
Firstbank - St. Johns will again be participating in a food drive to benefit local organizations. Last year, the St. Johns and DeWitt branches collected 88 lbs. of food along with donated cash.
The contributions went to the St. Johns Capital Area Community Service and the St. Judes Food Pantry.
Firstbank - St. Johns is proud to take donations again this year, beginning on Monday, October 24th, and ending Friday, November 11th. Stop by the St. Johns or DeWitt locations to help donate to a great cause!
During our “Rake in Your Rewards” promotion all of our branches have been enjoying decorating and getting into the season! Our West Michigan locations showcase some of the beautiful colors of autumn.
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!
In 2010, Firstbank-West Michigan participated in a food drive to support local organizations. Through generous contributions from employees, customers, and local residents, Firstbank-West Michigan was able to raise 484.3 lbs. of food along with $483.88 to help buy necessities for those who need it.
Among the organizations were Belding Ministerial Association, Zion United Methodist Food Pantry, Saranac Community Church, Flat River Outreach Ministries Local Food Pantry, Love, Inc. of Hastings, and Mana's Market in Woodland.
Firstbank-West Michigan is proud to take donations again this year, beginning on Monday, October 24th, and ending Friday, November 11th. Stop by any of the Belding, Ionia, Lowell, Hastings, Woodland, or Sunfield locations to help contribute to a great cause!
This year, our West Branch locations will again be participating in a Community Food Drive. The drive begins on Monday, October 24th, and runs through Friday, November 11th. All food collected is distributed to food pantries in the local communities that our bank serves.
Last year, the offices of Firstbank - West Branch raised 1,821 lbs. of food! The majority of the food went to the Ogemaw County Food Pantry. Various churches also received contributions.
We are pleased to accept any food or cash donations at our West Branch locations again this year.