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Morrison Past Events

Charity Jean Day Donation

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Utilizing the monetary donations from 2020’s 4th quarter Saturday Jean Days, FNB Morrison Office purchased items for Resthave Home’s holiday wish list!  Pictured left to right are Michelle Renkes and Ashley Bruins from FNB, Karla Burn – Resthave Marketing Director and Jill Smith – Resthave Administrator.

Donation to Morrison Dog Park

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On April 16, 2021, FNB donated $500 to the new Morrison Dog Park project.  Pictured left to right: Doug Vanderlaan – FNB, Jim Strating - Dog Park Project Member, Nick Volckmann – FNB and Dog Park Project Member, Angie Erickson – FNB, Ashley Bruins – FNB and Bart Ottens – FNB.

Free Shred Day

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On Saturday, April 17, 2021, FNB hosted a Free Shred Day open to all at the Morrison Office.  We appreciate everyone who participated!  Shred Day helpers were Doug Vanderlaan and Angie Erickson.

April House Donation

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On May 4, 2021, FNB’s Morrison Office donated new blankets to the April House Children’s Advocacy Center for children to take home with them as their own to hopefully provide some comfort.  Pictured left to right are FNB employees Michelle Renkes, Bart Ottens, Marlo Pape, Angie Erickson, Doug Vanderlaan, April House Director Carrie Melton, and FNB’s Ashley Bruins.

Morrison Annual Employee Pumpkin Decorating Contest


FNB held their annual employee pumpkin decorating contest during the month of October. FNB employees volunteered to decorate a pumpkin and the employee with the most votes from customers selected a local charity to receive $100. Brenda Martin was the winner from the Morrison Office and pictured above is Brenda with her creation. Heather selected the Granny Rose Animal Shelter to receive the donation!

Morrison Charity Jean Days


One of the local charities to receive monetary and tangible item donations from our Charity Jean Days during third quarter 2020, was WQUD Vintage Radio’s We Care Package Drive for our troops. Pictured above is FNB employee Angie Erickson presenting Aaron Dail from WQUD with the tangible items and a check for $815!

QC Farm Show


FNB Ag Lenders participated in another successful QC Farm Show event held January 19 – 21, 2020 at the Quad City Expo Center.  Pictured at the Sunday event are FNB Ag Lenders Bill Dale of the Geneseo Office and Garett Plumley of the Prophetstown Office.

Morrison Athletic Boosters Chuck-A-Puck Event


FNB sponsored the Morrison Athletic Boosters chuck-a-puck event at the Morrison Boys Basketball game on Tuesday, February 11, 2020.  Free popcorn and M&M’s were also provided to attendees by FNB.  Pictured above are FNB employees L to R: Susan Hays, Ashley Bruins, and Glenda Deter.

Morrison's Annual Lighted Christmas Parade




FNB participated in the Morrison’s Annual Lighted Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 7, 2019.  Pictured above is FNB parade entry, a horse drawn sleigh.

Charity Jean Day - Prophetstown and Morrison


In addition to our regular monthly Charity Jean Day, FNB 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. During the fourth quarter 2019, each FNB Office collected items for the local humane societies. The FNB Prophetstown and Morrison Offices donated items and $152 to the Happy Tails Humane Society. Pictured above are FNB employees Kristi Bass of the Morrison Office and Mary Roland of the Prophetstown Office.

FNB donated 200 reusable bags to Odell Public Library

FNB donated 200 reusable bags to Odell Public Library for their book/bake sale that was held on November 2, 2019. Pictured are FNB employee, Angie Erickson, and Library Director, Meridith Layne.

Farmers National Bank donates to Whiteside County Fair Grandstand Project

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On October 3, 2019, Farmers National Bank donated $25,000 to the Whiteside County Fair Grandstand Project. The project is currently underway and is expected to be completed for the 150th anniversary of the fair in 2020. Pictured are FNB employees, Doug Vanderlaan and Angie Erickson, along with the Whiteside County Fair Board Members.

Charity Jean Day 2019


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.  During the third quarter of 2019, each FNB Office collected items for the troops.  Those items along with a cash donation of $361 were donated to WQUD-FM Vintage Radio station out of Erie, Illinois who head up the We Care Packages program to send the items to the troops in December!  Pictured above are FNB employees Jessi Waddell and Megan Thompson along with WQUD’s Aaron Dail. 

United Way’s Power of the Purse Fundraiser 2019


FNB once again proudly sponsored United Way’s Power of the Purse Fundraiser on September 26, 2019.  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.  The event raised over $30,000! FNB also had strong representation at the event held at Deer Valley Country Club.  Pictured here are FNB employees (back row L-R) Amanda Geuns, Tonia DeLong, Brenda Martin, Kristi Bass, Ashley Bruins, Joni Reiss, Theresa Klotz, (middle row L-R) Tracie Morgan, Jennifer Tegeler, Jo Lea Holevoet, front (front row L-R) Julie Morgan, Tani Bauer, Randee Johnson, and Megan Thompson.

3rd Annual Grab & Go Customer Appreciation Lunch - Morrison


On Friday, August 30, 2019, FNB held their third annual Grab & Go Customer Appreciation Lunch.  Each FNB office served 300 – 400 patrons.  The free lunch included a sandwich, chips, cookie, and a water in an insulated FNB lunch bag.

Charity Jean Day - Morrison

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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. During the second quarter of 2019, each FNB Office collected school supplies to donate to our local school districts. Pictured above are FNB employees Angie Erickson and Marlo Pape along with Morrison Middle School Principal Joe Robbins.

Morrison’s Farmers Market


On July 31, 2019, FNB sponsored all booths at the Morrison Farmer’s Market evening event. Free lunch bags filled with cookies, peanuts and water were handed out to all market goers. Pictured are Morrison FNB employees left to right: Doug, Brenda, Angie, Marlo, Ashley, and Kristi.

Morrison’s Farmers Market

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On June 1, 2019, Doug Vanderlaan and Kristi Bass represented FNB at the opening day for the Morrison’s Farmers Market.  Doug, Kristi, and Kristi’s husband, Andy, set up the FNB tent and handed out reusable bags and other marketing items to market visitors.  It was a nice turn out for being the first day of the year, and in a new location at the French Creek Park instead of Main Street in Morrison.

Free Shred Day


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.

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.