Community Bank Profiles

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.

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...

2018 Community Banking Hometown Champion Awards

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 they serve. In a time when friends, business-owners and neighbors are working harder than ever for success, these PACB member banks have stepped up their community outreach and support to keep the lights on in their hometowns. Congratulations to all of this year’s Community Banking Hometown Champion Award winners!

Hometown Champion Award Winners

Ambler Savings Bank: The Cornerstone of the Community

by: Diane Sweeney Ambler Savings Bank is rooted as firmly in this Montgomery County community as is the Wissahickon Creek which runs alongside the borough. As deeply ingrained as they are, both the creek and the bank have adapted through the years to serve the...

Ambler Arts & Music Fest

Enormous Views: From Local to Global, Everyone Wins

by: Diane Sweeney With the Stone Mountain ridge to the north and the Jacks Mountain ridge to the south, the Big Valley area of central Pennsylvania boasts enormous views. Even its formal name, Kishacoquillas Valley, is big. MCS Bank is big here too. The community...

MCS Bank Big Valley
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