Woodlands Bank: Honoring Everyday Heroes the Woodlands Way

Woodlands Bank: Honoring Everyday Heroes the Woodlands Way

by: Diane Sweeney In 1989, a group of entrepreneurs in Lycoming County was concerned about the state of personalized banking. Watching bigger banks merge and become corporate behemoths, they believed their region could benefit from a local community bank. They...
Continuity…Bonding Bank and Borough in Harrisville, PA.

Continuity…Bonding Bank and Borough in Harrisville, PA.

by: Diane Sweeney At the crossroads of Routes 8 and 58 in the far northwest corner of Butler County is the small town of Harrisville, PA. The current population is approximately 900. The same number as in 1960. The community of Harrisville, similar to many small towns...
Making An Impact: F&M Trust’s Community Investment Committee

Making An Impact: F&M Trust’s Community Investment Committee

by: Diane Sweeney Community is defined as a unified body with common interests. Another definition of community is a feeling of fellowship as a result of sharing common attitudes, feelings, and goals. Community banks are financial institutions unified with the people,...
Jonestown Bank & Trust Co.: Building the Future of Lebanon County

Jonestown Bank & Trust Co.: Building the Future of Lebanon County

by: Diane Sweeney A ONE ON ONE APPROACH TO MAKING DREAMS A REALITY Walk into a conference room at Jonestown Bank & Trust Co. (JBT) and you just might see Coni Russo-Ehrgood or Khristen Kleinfelter standing on a table building a tower with spaghetti, string,...
Fleetwood Bank: Partnering With the Next Generation of Customers

Fleetwood Bank: Partnering With the Next Generation of Customers

by: Diane Sweeney Can a group of high school students make an impact in the local banking community? When Caitlin, Brooke, and Faith, students at Fleetwood High School asked Fleetwood Bank to partner with them for their Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)...
2018 Community Banking Hometown Champion Awards

2018 Community Banking Hometown Champion Awards

by: PACB The 2018 Community Banking Hometown Champion Award winners exemplify the importance of community banks across Pennsylvania. These projects and stories are just a taste of what our members are constantly doing to ensure the success of the communities in which...