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 For the week of 7/28/14

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

  

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 Grand College. Photo by Laura Nelson

Sul Ross & FSB 2014

Leakey Branch

FSB FRIO CANYON BRANCH WINS 1ST PLACE COMMERCIAL IN JULY JUBILEE PARADE

 A large crowd attended the 2014 July Jubilee Parade on Saturday, July 5th. Representatives from the Frio Canyon Branch rode the "1st Place-Commercial" FSB float. The "Patriotic Moon Blaster" themed float was adorned with American & Texas flags & trimmed with "Texas-size" firecrackers and Moon Blaster rocket. 

Employees represented  : Teller, Cindy Davidson-Collins with daughter Chloe; Vice President and Branch Manager, Sandy Lynam; Teller, Josh Haby; Senior Vice President, Bill Dillard; Janitorial Supervisor, Everett Ogburn; Maintenance, Gilbert Alejandro; & Marketing Assistant, Vennessa K. McLerran. 

 Winning Float Leakey 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 

 Sabinal Branch

 SABINAL LITTLE LEAGUE HOLDS DRAWING

Tickets are now available for the Sabinal Little League "Winners Choice" Drawing, which will have the winner choose between a Dove Hunters Special (including Shotgun and camo gear) or $500 Oasis Outback Gift card donated by First State Bank of Uvalde. Tickets are $10 each or 3 for $20 and can be purchased through Felisha Tinker (830) 279-3729. Proceeds benefit projects of the Sabinal Little League. 

 

 Sabinal Little League 2014