July 19, 20, 21 2013 marked the dates for the annual Remus Heritage Days celebration. The event featured crafters, quilters, a softball tournament, car show, truck pulls and even a kid’s pedal pull competition. And of course, a parade and a firework display!
Again this year, our Firstbank Remus office is a proud supporter of the festival. Whether it’s taking part in the parade, or providing popcorn and refreshments we love being part of this great community.
Please join us for a special Relay for Life fundraiser!
On Sunday, July 28th and Monday, July 29th we will be doing a fundraiser at Buffalo Wild Wings in Mt Pleasant. On those two days, 20% of all of the sales brought in with the attached flyer will be donated to the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life! The flyer can be used with either dine-in or carry-out orders. Just present the flyer to your server on the 28th or 29th and then enjoy your meal! This fundraiser is open to everyone so please print and share the flyer with family and friends too. (Buffalo Wild Wings opens at 11:00am and closes at 2:00am both days. One flyer required per guest check to receive credit for the fundraiser)
Thank you so much for your support and for helping us raise money for this great cause!!!
The Gratiot County Relay for Life is only 15 days away! This year the event will be held August 9th and 10th at the Breckenridge High School Track. Firstbank and the Bookin' Bankers team are proud to join others in the community to raise money in the fight against cancer! For more information about Relay for Life, please visit www.relayforlife.org/gratiotcountymi.
We are honored that Marisa chose to use Firstbank as inspiration for her 5th grade class project at Roscommon Elementary school. Marisa, we are proud of you and we’re excited that you would like to be a member of our Firstbank team in the future. We will continue to strive to be an inspiration to all of our young customers!
July 18-27th mark the dates for the 2013 Ionia Free Fair and once again Firstbank is a proud sponsor of this great fun filled family event. This year’s fair will feature carnival rides, 4-H animal barns, concerts in the grand stands every night as well as Monster Truck throw down on Friday July 19th. We hope you can join us this year some good ol’ fashioned family fun during this action packed week. Come out and bring the family there’s something for everyone!!
We are proud to congratulate Tammy Michael for being voted Best of the Best in the 2013 Gratiot County People's Choice Awards!! Tammy was recognized as one of the top 3 Bank Tellers in Gratiot County!
Firstbank would like to congratulate Mackenzie Paulen from Tri County High School, winner of the Firstbank $500 scholarship award. Best of luck to Mackenzie and the entire class of 2013!
Firstbank would like to congratulate Cody Hollister from Morley Stanwood High School, winner of a $500 Firstbank scholarship. Best of luck to Cody and the entire class of 2013!!
Our Firstbank Belding office particpated in the 17th Annual Belding Community Showcase that was held on Tuesday April 30th at the new and improved Belding High School. There was an estimated 2,500 people that attended the event, with a total of about 90 booths to visit throughout the school. Our great team turned out in full force, including: Nate, our Belding Office Manager, Sam, our Belding Assistant Manager, Sue, Brenda, Tracie, Ashlee & Heather (Southside), Bill K. (Lowell), Michele & Dan (Ionia) and even a visit from Fortune Freddie-...also known as Brenda’s daughter Alyx.
Wednesday, April 24th, at the 17th Annual Habitat for Humanity Michigan Awards Banquet in East Lansing. Firstban'k's very own Deb Ballard was awarded Wexford County’s Habitat for Humanity’s 2012 “Volunteer of the Year” and Kathy Hannum was named the “2012 Homeowner Partner of the Year”. Both ladies received special tributes signed by State Senator Darwin Booher, State Representative Phil Potvin, and Governor Rick Snyder. Ms. Ballard, branch manager of our Cadillac North office has served Wexford Habitat in many roles over the last eight years, including board member and treasurer. She attended Habitat’s Affiliates in Motion conference, and facilitated the Dave Ramsey Financial Peace University program for Wexford Habitat homeowners and volunteers.