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Community Involvement

Farmers National Bank is proud to support the organizations working to strengthen our communities. Through the efforts of our enthusiastic team member-volunteers and our contributions, we share our success within our communities by giving back to non-profits and educational institutions that address vital community needs and issues.

Prophetstown

    Prophetstown Lyndon Food Pantry Donation

    In addition to our regular monthly Charity Jean Day, Farmers National Bank employees have an option to also wear jeans on Saturdays by donating to local organizations.  Donated items are distributed to local organizations throughout the year as designated on a quarterly basis by each FNB Office.  2019’s 1st quarter donations went to the Prophetstown Lyndon Food Pantry from FNB’s Prophetstown Office.  Pictured above is FNB’s Erin VanUnnik and Food Pantry’s Lori Ploenzke.

    Happy Tails Humane Society Donation

    In addition to our regular monthly Charity Jean Day, Farmers National Bank employees have an option to also wear jeans on Saturdays by donating to local organizations.  Donated items are distributed to local organizations throughout the year as designated on a quarterly basis by each FNB Office.  2018’s 4th quarter donations went to Happy Tails Humane Society from FNB’s Prophetstown and Morrison Offices.  Pictured above making the donation are Morrison’s Angie Erickson and Prophetstown’s Megan Thompson.

    Grab & Go Customer Appreciation Lunch

    On Friday, August 31, 2018, FNB held their second annual Grab & Go Customer Appreciation Lunch. Each office served 350 – 400 patrons. The free lunch included a sandwich, chips, cookie and a water in an insulated FNB lunch bag.

    United Way’s Power of the Purse Fundraiser

    FNB proudly sponsored United Way’s Power of the Purse Fundraiser on September 27, 2018. This event raises funds for the L.I.F.E. (Literacy is Fun for Everyone) program which provides books at no cost to every child from newborn to age 5 in Whiteside County. Pictured here are some of the FNB employees who attended the event: Tani Bauer, Megan Thompson, Angie Erickson, Kristi Bass, Ashley Bruins, Anita Gerlach, Amanda Geuns, Tracie Morgan (also United Way Board Member), and Jennifer Tegeler.

    30th Annual Charity Golf Outing

    On September 17, 2018, FNB employees Nick Volckmann, Nick Emmerson, Mike Urish, and Steve Taets participated in the 30th Annual Russell Charity Golf Outing. This outing raised $50,000 for Gabe’s All-Inclusive Play Village.

    Whiteside County Fair

     
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    On August 15, 2018, FNB sponsored the entertainment stage at the Whiteside County Fair in Morrison. Hand held fans and free ice cream coupons were handed out to all fairgoers attending the concert. FNB employees were invited to a meet and greet with the entertainer for the night, Keith Anderson! Pictured with Keith Anderson are FNB employees Angie Erickson, Brenda Martin, Tracie Morgan, Tonia DeLong, Lindsey Loeffelholz, and Becky Emery. Tracie Morgan, Lindsey Loeffelholz, Tonia DeLong and Mary Roland stand in front of the stage and Mike Urish hands out the goodies to fairgoers.

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Geneseo

    Geneseo Food Pantry Donation

    In addition to our regular monthly Charity Jean Day, Farmers National Bank employees have an option to also wear jeans on Saturdays by donating to local organizations.  Donated items are distributed to local organizations throughout the year as designated on a quarterly basis by each FNB Office.  2019’s 1st quarter donations went to Geneseo Food Pantry from FNB’s Geneseo Office.  Pictured above L – R are FNB employees Joni Reiss, Nicole Freadhoff – Pantry Staff, Theresa Klotz, Denise Hadsall and Steve Taets.

    Annual JA Bowl A Thon

    FNB Geneseo Office employees participated in the annual JA Bowl A Thon in February.  Pictured above are front row L - R: Tina Floming, Gina Ashley and Kendra Taets.  Second row L – R: Nick Emmerson, Tonia DeLong and Steve Taets.

    Geneseo’s Annual Christmas Walk

    FNB’s Geneseo Office participated in Geneseo’s Annual Christmas Walk with the theme ‘Flannel and Frost’ on December 8, 2018.  FNB’s constructed a forest float which featured a large tree with plaid decorations in the center.  The parade had a wonderful turnout and FNB won third place!

     

    Donations from Jean Saturdays

    FNB employees have the option to wear jeans to work on Saturdays by donating to local organizations. Donated items will be distributed to the local organizations throughout the year on a quarterly basis. The second quarter Geneseo Office donations goes to the Geneseo Food Pantry. Pictured here, on October 2, 2018, are FNB employees Lindsay VonHolten and Amanda Bechtel, Pantry Director Jolynn Kitterman, and FNB employees Tina Floming and Steve Taets.

    Grab & Go Customer Appreciation Lunch

    On Friday, August 31, 2018, FNB held their second annual Grab & Go Customer Appreciation Lunch. Each office served 350 – 400 patrons. The free lunch included a sandwich, chips, cookie and a water in an insulated FNB lunch bag.

    Trains, Planes and Automobiles

    On September 8, 2018, FNB sponsored the trophy and selected our favorite automobile at the Trains, Planes and Automobiles event in down Geneseo. Pictured here is winner Les Strole with FNB employee Steve Taets. Steve selected Les’ 66 Dodge Coronet Hemi as his favorite automobile at the event. Les was thrilled, stating after 52 years in storage it was a day of celebration for a one of kind vehicle.

    Trophies for Hammond Henry Hospital

    On September 10, 2018, FNB employees Nick Emmerson, Nick Volckmann, Garett Plumley, and Steve Taets participated in and sponsored the trophies for the Hammond Henry Hospital Foundation golf outing.

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Morrison

    Morrison Food Pantry Donation

    In addition to our regular monthly Charity Jean Day, Farmers National Bank employees have an option to also wear jeans on Saturdays by donating to local organizations.  Donated items are distributed to local organizations throughout the year as designated on a quarterly basis by each FNB Office.  2019’s 1st quarter donations went to the Morrison Food Pantry from FNB’s Morrison Office.  Pictured above making the donation are Morrison’s Angie Erickson and Brenda Martin along with members of the Morrison Foody Pantry.

    Happy Tails Humane Society Donation

    In addition to our regular monthly Charity Jean Day, Farmers National Bank employees have an option to also wear jeans on Saturdays by donating to local organizations.  Donated items are distributed to local organizations throughout the year as designated on a quarterly basis by each FNB Office.  2018’s 4th quarter donations went to Happy Tails Humane Society from FNB’s Prophetstown and Morrison Offices.  Pictured above making the donation are Morrison’s Angie Erickson and Prophetstown’s Megan Thompson.

    Morrison Office donates 200 reusable bags

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    For the second year in a row, FNB has donated 200 reusable bags to the Odell Public Library in Morrison for their annual book sale. The Library was very thankful for the donation. This year’s sale is on November 3, 2018. Pictured are FNB Morrison employee, Angie Erickson, and Odell Public Library Director, Lori Matlack.

    Morrison Donations from Jean Saturdays

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    FNB employees have the option to wear jeans to work on Saturdays by donating to local organizations. Donated items will be distributed to the local organizations throughout the year on a quarterly basis. The second quarter Morrison Office donations goes to the Morrison Food Pantry. Pictured here are FNB employee, Angie Erickson, and members of the Morrison Pantry. Angie delivered the donated items on October 18, 2018.

    Grab & Go Customer Appreciation Lunch

    On Friday, August 31, 2018, FNB held their second annual Grab & Go Customer Appreciation Lunch. Each office served 350 – 400 patrons. The free lunch included a sandwich, chips, cookie and a water in an insulated FNB lunch bag.

    Morrison Office donated 100 ear buds

    On August 23, 2018, FNB’s Morrison Office donated 100 ear buds to the Morrison Junior High School for student’s use throughout the school year. Pictured here are Mrs. Wiersema, school counselor, Kaiser, the school’s therapy dog, and FNB employee, Angie Erickson.

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