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 For the week of 9/8/14

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

  

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RCOMMUNICATIONS RECOGNIZES FSB

In appreciation for assistance in promoting the June 28th Blood Drive event, RCommunications 102.3 FM- DJ, Alfonso Pena, presented a "Making a Difference" plaque of appreciation to First State Bank of Uvalde. Accepting the honor on behalf of the Bank is Marketing Assistant, Vennessa K. McLerran.

A December 2014 Blood Drive is in the works. 

 

RCommunications 2014 
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FSB DONATES TO UVALDE HUMANE SOCIETY

First State Bank of Uvalde Chairman and CEO Dick Geries (center) recently presented a donation check to the Uvalde Humane Society for $250. Receiving the donation was Melissa Garnett, president of the Humane Society Board (center right). Also pictured is Ramon Castro, board member.

Half of the funds were raised by Bank employees Christina Tovar and Vennessa McLerran, assisted by UHS student Ben Tomasini representing the Pioneers Youth Leadership program, from cold bottled water sales at the annual Dove Expo, Saturday, August 30, at Oasis Outback. The Bank matched those funds to make up the donation.

 

 Humane Society Donation 2014
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"HOMETOWN HEROES" THEMED LABOR DAY GRAND PARADE

 On August 30th the Labor Day Grande Parade, proudly presented by First State Bank of Uvalde, honored Uvalde's Hometown Heroes with the Grand Marshal float. On the float were our honored veterans, active duty military, and an escort from Uvalde's JROTC. The parade began with a presentation of the National Anthem and a fly-over. Fun was had by all in celebration of Uvalde's Hometown Heroes. 

Labor Day Parade Float 2014 
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 NEW SCOREBOARD FOR U.C.I.S.D

First State Bank of Uvalde joined others who made donations so that the old score board at the Honey Bowl Stadium could be replaced. Pictured (left to right) with FSB Chairman and CEO Dickie Geries is U.C.I.S.D. Superintendent, Dr. Jeanett Ball and Assistant Superintendent, Hal Harrell.   

 

 2014 Scoreboard
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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
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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

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 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