Can it be holiday time already?! The cold and light dusting of snow says winter and the holiday season is on its way. Your friends at your Hometown Community Banks send warm greetings to you and your family as we enter into this holiday season.
Plan to stop in, warm up, and visit with friends at one of our scheduled Bank Golden Hospitality Days and upcoming Holiday Open Houses! Bring a friend or two along, enjoy good conversation and refreshments.
Morton: 8-10am Wed., Dec. 3 at the Original MCB, 671 W. Jackson. (No Jan. Goldens)
East Peoria: 8-9am Wed., Dec. 10, Jan. 14 at our Fondulac Plaza Bank, 2400 E. Washington
Minier: 8-9am Thu., Jan. 15 at our Bank, 119 S. Minier. (No Dec. Goldens - see Holiday Open House info)
Eureka: 8-9am Thu., Jan 29 at The Gathering Place at Maple Lawn Homes. (No Dec. Goldens - see Holiday Open House info)
Roanoke-Benson: 8-9am Thu., Jan 29 at our Bank 416 W. Front St., Roanoke. (No Dec. Goldens - see Holiday Open House info)
Toluca: 9-10am Thu., Jan 29 at our Bank, 201 N. Main St. (No Dec. Goldens - see Holiday Open House info)
Spring Bay: 8am Thu., Jan. 29 at our Bank, 1605 N. Tremont St., (No Dec. Coffee - see Holiday Open House info.)
Washburn: 9-10am Tue., Dec. 2, Jan. 6 at Washburn Christian Church Social Center.
Manito: 8-9am Thu., Jan. 22 at Manito's Forman Center. (No Dec. Goldens - see Holiday Open House info)
Sunnyland/Washington: 8-9am Thu., Dec. 4 at Maria's - Washington. Bring canned goods for WHIP.
Several locations will host Holiday Open Houses. Farmington 5-7pm Tue., Dec. 2 during Santa Stroll - Light Parade 7pm; Toluca 1-3pm Fri., Dec. 5; Princeville 9-1pm Sat., Dec. 6 during Holiday Homecoming; Minonk 5-6:30pm Sat., Dec. 6 followed by Minonk Parade of Lights; Washburn 11am-3pm Fri., Dec. 12; Fairbury-Cropsey 1-5pm Fri., Dec. 12; Lacon & Elmwood Fri., Dec. 12; Eureka 1-4pm Fri., Dec. 12, Spring Bay 8:30am-3pm Fri., Dec. 19; Peoria Metro 9am-4pm Fri., Dec. 19; Manito 9am-5pm Fri., Dec. 19, & Roanoke-Benson 1-4pm Fri., Dec. 19.
Other holiday activities hosted by our Banks...Cliff would love to see you at MCB's 36th Annual Community Christmas Sing on Thur., Dec. 4 from 5:30 to 6:30pm, 721 W. Jackson St., Morton - Refreshments 5pm. Pekin Community Bank downtown will host Santa at the Bank from 5-8pm on Fri., Dec. 5 during Christmas on Court. Citizens Bank on the Square in Macomb will host the Children's Shopping Mall from 1-4pm on Sat., Dec. 6. Minier's 7th Annual Community Christmas Sing will be Thur., Dec. 11 at 6pm - Refreshments 5-6pm.
Let us help you with your holiday shopping. The 2014 Rolan Johnson Collectible Ornament is available at our Bank locations for $34 each. If you like giving gift cards, remember we offer MasterCard Gift Cards. (This card is issued by MetaBank pursuant to a license from MasterCard International Incorporated. Certain fees apply. Available to our customers only. See Deposit Services for details.) And, for those of you who like to give cash gifts, our unique "Hometown Book of Bills" ...pads of crisp, new, one dollar bills are available in $10 (cost $12) and $25 (cost $28). Each book includes valuable Bank service coupons, too.
Consider our online and mobile banking options and stay warm this winter. Also popular, especially with those traveling during the winter months, are our paperless statements...eStatements that offer instant and secure access to your checking and savings account statements online using our secure Online Banking Service. View statements, print, or do both! Statements arrive faster than mailed statements...safer, too! For details on Online and Mobile Banking options or eStatement enrollment, visit www.hometownbanks.com.
Looking for a short-term savings option? How about our 7 month Certificate of Deposit Special of .42% APY. (Annual Percentage Yield accurate as of 11/24/2014. Minimum opening deposit $10,000. Personal accounts only. Limited time offer. Rate subject to change. Subject to penalty for early withdrawal.)
As you look ahead at 2015, consider our Cash Back Visa Credit Card that offers an incredibly low annual percentage rate of 7.25%? (This rate is not just an introductory rate!) To apply, fill out the form at www.hometownbanks.com, print it and drop it off at your nearest Hometown Community Bank location. (Rate is current as of November 24, 2014. Offer of credit is subject to credit approval. Rate is variable and determined by adding a margin to the Prime Rate.)
Finally, if your New Year's Resolution is to get better organized, remember your Hometown Community Banks offer Safe Deposit Boxes in a variety of sizes, conveniently located at lobby level. (The contents of safe deposit boxes are not deposits and not insured by this bank or by the FDIC. Safe deposit customers may obtain coverage on box contents from their own insurance agents.)