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 For the week of 8/11/14

News, activities and events of First State Bank
and the area we serve.

  

Camp Wood Branch

FSB CLAIMS 1ST IN COMMERICAL FLOAT

The 53rd Annual Old Settlers' Reunion in Camp Wood is where First State Bank received 1st Place Commercial Float for the 2014 Parade. Float riders were from left to right: Teller, Martha Edwards; Camp Wood Branch Manager, Debra Hicks; Vice President, Dawn Jacobi; (not shown) Senior Vice President, Bill Dillard; Marketing Assistant, Vennessa K. McLerran; & Maintenance/Janitorial, Gilbert Alejandro. 

Old Settlers Reunion 2014 
Main Office

LOVE FUNDRAISER WINNER ANNOUNCED

On August 1, 2014 the winner of the "Love Fundraiser Basket" to benefit long-time employee, Mary Sansom, was announced inside FSB. Suzanne Carter won the bountiful basket with Mary Sansom in attendance along with head of ticket sales and good friend, Mary Garcia shown top right. 

 Mary Sansom Fundraiser
Main Office

UVALDE FOOD PANTRY DONATION

 Cub Scout Pack 81 took the initiative to raise money for the Uvalde Food Pantry by collecting cans since January of 2014. Pack 81 raised $150 and with matched donations from Uvalde Recycling, First State Bank of Uvalde & an anonymous donor the amount totaled $600. The goal for the Cub Scout Pack 81 is a $1000 donation to the Uvalde Food Pantry and plans to reach that goal before the Thanksgiving holiday is underway. 

Shown left to right: Jim Maixner, Cub Master; Logan Walker, Bear Cub; Tru Hiatt, The Uvalde Food Pantry; Brandon Rojas, Uvalde Recycling; Greg Visel, Executive Vice President & Cashier First State Bank of Uvalde.

 Cub Scout Pack 81 Food Pantry Donation
Main Office

ST. HENRY DE OSSO CAMP VISITS FSB

"What kinds of things can you do at a bank?", asks Senior Vice President, Bill Dillard of the twenty one campers from St. Henry De Osso Family Project. On July 21st camp sponsors brought students ages 5-11 years to talk about the operations of a bank and how to handle money by budgeting to save. Campers had the opportunity to ask questions, get a tour of the bank, and were given coin purses to help save their money. 

 Camp St. Henry De Osso 2014
Main Office

FIRST STATE BANK OF UVALDE GIVES SCHOLARSHIP

First State Bank of Uvalde and Sul Ross Rio Grande College recently signed a unique agreement for a scholarship with a revolutionary new requirement. In addition to the traditional scholarship criteria, students applying for the $2000 per year scholarship will be required to take a Financial Literacy Class offered by First State Bank. The Financial Literacy Class will be taught by employees of the Bank and will cover elements of spending control, budgeting, and financial planning. 

Interim president at Sul Ross State University, Quint Thurman (seated at left) and Dick Geries, president and CEO of First State Bank of Uvalde (far right) sign a scholarship agreement with Paul Sorrels, associate provost/dean of Rio Grande College. Photo by Laura Nelson

Sul Ross & FSB 2014

Main Office

MEET YOUR LENDERS FORUM

On June 18, 2014, First State Bank of Uvalde was one of 9 Middle Rio Grande Lenders to have attended the "Come Meet Your Lenders Forum" held by the Small Business Development Center at Sul Ross-Rio Grande College. Small business owners had the opportunity to visit with lenders about their financial needs. 

Shown are :SBA Lending District Director, Pamela Sapia; SBA Lead Lender Relations Specialist, Cindy Solano; FSB Credit Analyst, Oscar Sierra III; FSB Vice President of Lending, Roy Menke. 

Meet Your Lender 2014 

 Main Office

 FIRST STATE BANK OF UVALDE RECEIVES LiFE AWARD

On behalf of First State Bank of Uvalde, Chairman of the Board & CEO, Dick Geries, received the LiFE (Leaders in Financial Education) Award in Colorado Springs on May 8, 2014 at the Texas Bankers Association's 130th Annual Convention. The LiFE Award honors Texas banks that are dedicated leaders in promoting financial education in their communities. FSB won the honor because of financial literacy training with area non-profit organizations. To view the LiFE Awards video on the Texas Bankers Association website, click here TBA LiFE AWARDS 2014 

LiFE Award 2014