On Saturday, April 20, 2019, FNB hosted a Free Shred Day at all three FNB Offices. Prophetstown shredded 7,000 pounds, Geneseo shredded 6,025 pounds and Morrison shredded 4,890 pounds of paper! It was a beautiful Spring day for the event and we appreciate everyone who stopped by with their shred.
Farmers National Bank recently donated $20,000 to the Hammond-Henry Hospital Foundation for the Emergency Department renovation project. According to HHH Foundation manager Darcy Hepner, "we are excited to announce that we have exceeded our goal and are currently at $603,000 and still accepting donations." The construction is well on its way with completion slated for the fall of 2019.
Theresa Klotz, Nick Emmerson, Darcy Hepner - Foundation Manager, Steve Taets and Kathryn Hanford representing the foundations' capital campaign committee.
On Monday April 8, 2019, FNB Geneseo employees (pictured) enjoyed a Superhero themed evening for the Hammond Henry Foundation 16th Annual Celebrity Dinner at the Cellar Restaurant in Geneseo. Over $40,000.00 was raised during the evening event! FNB's donated package also pictured above went for $2,000. Funds raised will go toward equipment needs in the Emergency Department (currently under renovation and expansion).
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
On August 6, 2018, FNB employees Steve Taets, Garett Plumley, Nick Emmerson, and Brandt Hutchcraft participated in the Abilities Plus Golf Outing Fundraiser.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.