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Geneseo Past Events

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.

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.

Abilities Plus Golf Outing Fundraiser

Abilities Plus Golf Outing Fundraiser 

On August 6, 2018, FNB employees Steve Taets, Garett Plumley, Nick Emmerson, and Brandt Hutchcraft participated in the Abilities Plus Golf Outing Fundraiser.

Geneseo Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing


On June 7, 2018, FNB employees, Nick Volckmann, Mike Urish, Steve Taets, and Brandt Hutchcraft, participated in the Geneseo Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing held at Sugar Maple Golf Club.

Geneseo Senior Expo


On April 27, 2018, FNB employees, Nick Emmerson and Theresa Klotz, participated in the Geneseo Senior Expo at the Geneseo Community Center.  The Expo featured local vendors, big band music, bingo and more.  Nick and Theresa visited with attendees all morning long.

Annual Farmer Update Meeting


On March 9, 2018, Hanford Insurance co-hosted a Farmer Update Meeting with FNB at Lavender Crest Winery.  There were three featured presenters: Mike Pearson, co-host of “Ag News Daily”, Mark Gold, founder of Top Third Ag Marketing, and Eric Snodgrass, Ph.D., Atmospheric Scientist for the University of Illinois.  Customers received valuable information and a fantastic lunch!

Annual Bowl-A-Thon

Junior Achievement of the Heartland held their annual bowl-a-thon in Geneseo on Saturday, February 3. Participating from FNB Geneseo were Tina, Theresa, Gina, Nick, Steve and his wife Kendra.

Farmers National Bank 115th Anniversary Float

The Farmers National Bank 115th Anniversary float was well-represented at the Christmas parades in Prophetstown, Morrison and Geneseo. On November 25th, several employees and some of their families represented the bank in the Prophetstown parade. Those attending had a good time throwing candy to the many children waiting anxiously. The following week, Morrison held their Hometown Holiday celebration. Again, the bank was well-represented and those attending could not have asked for better weather. It was a beautiful evening. Geneseo wrapped up the parade festivities with several employees and family representing the bank in their parade on December 9th.

Hammond Henry Hospital Golf Outing

Scott, Mike, Steve, and Nick competed in the Hammond Henry Hospital Golf Outing in September. The event was held at the Kewanee Dunes Golf Club with favorable weather for September. They enjoyed their time out on the course and finished the day 6 under par.

Pumpkin Decorating Contest Geneseo

FNB held an employee pumpkin decorating contest in October 2017 as one of our monthly events to celebrate our 115th anniversary.  Employees volunteered to decorate a pumpkin and the employee with the most votes from customers selected a charity/organization of their choice to receive a $115 donation.

Tonia DeLong was the winner from our Geneseo Office.  Tonia selected the Henry County Humane Society to receive $115.

2017 JA Bowl A-Thon

Farmers National Bank Geneseo Office employees (Lindsay VonHolten, Amanda Bechtel, Theresa Klotz, Tonia DeLong, Tina Floming and Steve Taets) participated in the 2017 JA Bowl A-Thon on February 4, 2017.  FNB is a proud sponsor and participator for Junior Achievement.

Abilities Plus Golf Outing

Farmers National Bank employees (Steve Taets, Garett Plumley, Nick Emmerson and Don Vogel) participated in the Abilities Plus golf outing on August 7, 2017.  

Customer Appreciation Cookout 2017


On Friday, August 25, 2017 all three FNB Offices held a grab and go customer appreciation lunch in celebration of FNB’s 115th anniversary.  In Geneseo, Lea’s Meats grilled pork loins and hot dogs.  Nearly 450 customers were served a free lunch by FNB employees.

Geneseo Victorian Walk/Lighted Christmas Parade

 Christmas Parade

FNB participated in the Geneseo Lighted Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 10, 2016. The theme of the parade was Peace on Earth.