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100 employees from the bank participated in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. $2575 was donated to the ALS Association Ð Arkansas Chapter.

We are thrilled to officially announce that the Groundbreaking for Whole Foods Fayetteville was held on Wednesday, August 13 at 10:00am. Whole Foods Market is located on North College Avenue, and the construction is being financed by The Bank of Fayetteville.

The Bank of Fayetteville facilitated the collection of backpacks and snacks for the Fayetteville Public Schools Outback Pantry Program. We were able to help 3 elementary schools and approximately 200 students with the supplies from the Back-to-School Drive.

Bank partners cooked 200 hamburgers for Central United Methodist community meals program. The burgers helped to feed less fortunate individuals and families in the Fayetteville area.

Bank partners and their family members participated in the Heart Walk benefiting the American Heart Association. The event had over 12,000 participants from the Northwest Arkansas area.

In July, bank partners and their family members gathered with their pets to take a picture for the Humane Society of the Ozarks 5th Edition of Tails of Love. The sale of these books is the largest fund raiser for the Humane Society.

On July 15th, the bank hosted a picnic for 120 students and faculty from the University of Arkansas Spring International Program. Spring International is a professional academic organization that provides English language training and cross-cultural education.

The West Fork Customer Appreciation Day cookout was a huge success. Over 300 customers from Western Washington County were served hamburgers, chips, cookies, and drinks by Bank of Fayetteville partners.

At the May 21, 2014 state-wide board meeting of the Arkansas Community Foundation, our fellow colleague, Hugh Kincaid, was presented with the Lugean Chilcote Award. Created in 1985 by the Arkansas Community Foundation, this award recognizes the significant service of an individual and his or her impact on our community.

In celebration of Teacher Appreciation Week, Bank of Fayetteville partners hosted a cookout for the Prairie Grove Public Schools’ faculty and staff. Over 225 faculty and staff were served hamburgers, chips, drinks, and cookies to reward them for their hard work and dedication.

As part of Teacher Appreciation Week, Bank of Fayetteville partners hosted a cookout for faculty and staff for the West Fork Public Schools. Over 160 Faculty and staff members were served hamburgers, drinks, chips, and cookies.

Bank partners and their family members participated in the Heart Walk benefiting the American Heart Association. The event had over 12,000 participants from the Northwest Arkansas area.

The Bank of Fayetteville partnered with Fayetteville Public Schools Outback Pantry and Clothes Closet to ensure that no student in the Fayetteville Public School system was in need of food over the Thanksgiving and Christmas Breaks.

The Bank sponsored an inflatable slide as part of this year’s RazorFest. Partners gave out candy and made sure the slide ran smoothly.

The Farmington Area Chamber of Commerce held its annual members’ banquet on Tuesday, April 16th. The Bank of Fayetteville provided the meal and helped organized the event.

All proceeds will go to fund scholarships for Farmington High School Seniors.

TBank partners raised $230 so that four partners could represent the Bank in the Hogeye Marathon.

Bank partners participated in the March for Babies benefiting March of Dimes and raised $210 to go toward the event.

Partners participated in “Bowl with Prairie Grove Chamber” in March.

The Bank held its annual Shareholder’s Meeting on March 26th at the Main Bank on the square.

Partners cooked 192 burgers as a part of Central United Methodist’s community meals program. The burgers help to feed homeless individuals and families in the area.

Partners were in attendance at the Piggies go to Market event benefiting the Ozark Literacy Council at the Fayetteville Town Center. The Bank’s pig, “Penny the Pig,” was sold for $1,500.

Here is a picture of partners with Penny before she was sold.

Fourteen partners were freezin’ for a reason on Saturday, February 9th at the Polar Plunge. The theme this year was Peter Pan. Partners helped raise $954 for local Special Olympics athletes.

In early February, partners volunteered to work a concession stand at FHS. It was junior high night as Ramay and Woodland squared off in several games.

The Bank participated in the “America Goes Red Challenge” through the American Heart Association. Friday, February 1st was “National Wear Red Day” to raise awareness for the American Heart Association.

We held a competition amongst our bank branches to see who could wear the most red on that day.

Several partners volunteered to work the concession stand on Monday, January 28th as Prairie Grove Jr. High played Ozark.

The Bank of Fayetteville hosted a reception before the MLK, Jr. Day Recommitment Banquet at the Fayetteville Town Center. Drinks and snacks were served to the approximately 60 people who were in attendance.

In partnership with Ozark Literacy Council and local artists, The Bank of Fayetteville installed “Penny the Pig” at the Main Bank. We would like to thank local artists Karen Ahuja, Nadine Rippelmeyer, Liz Rusher, and Beth Woessner for their hard work and creativity! Be sure to stop by the Main Bank and see “Penny.”

The annual Prairie Grove Chamber of Commerce Christmas Banquet was held on December 5th at the Prairie Grove High School auditorium. Several of the Bank’s partners attended the banquet which included Christmas music and a live auction to raise money for a local High School student.

Partners were able to help a family of local children have a great Christmas thanks to generous donations toward Angel Tree. Overall, the Bank raised $812 for Luis, Lilia, and Jose.

Partners held a cookout for bank customer Bright Technologies at their main location in Fayetteville. Burgers, chips, cookies, and drinks were served to employees of Bright Technologies. One of Bright’s employees used our grill to cook some fajitas for everyone there. By all accounts, they were some of the best fajitas ever made.

Late September was filled with events around Fayetteville. Partners participated in the Run for Every Chris 5k/10K on September 29th. The Bank also had volunteers at the annual Bikes, Blues, and Barbeque event working at the beer gardens, train ride, and lot management.

The Bo Mattingly show held a live remote at Collier’s Drug Store on Dickson St. the week before the Alabama game. Partners cooked hot dogs for visitors and handed out promotional items.

Throughout the fall, the Bank of Fayetteville hosted tailgates in Victory Village for customers and partners.

This year’s 61st Annual Prairie Grove Clothesline Festival was a success thanks to help from numerous bank partners. Chicken dinners and turkey legs were served to help benefit the Prairie Grove Lions Club.

Partner Matt Pinkerton took a photo of fellow partners with their dogs for the annual Tails of Love book presented by the Humane Society of the Ozarks. The picture was taken at the Gardens off of Razorback Road. Be sure to look for this picture in this year’s Tails of Love book.

Hot dogs were served to customers of Mason’s as part of an annual TOMS shoes event. Customers could purchase TOMS at Mason’s and then decorate them at a table outside of the store. Several partners were there to serve lunch to everybody who attended the event.

Bank partners served Subway sandwiches, chips, drinks, and cookies to Spring International students from the University of Arkansas on July 23rd. Around 150 people were served food and drinks at the event.

The Bank of Fayetteville once again supported local schools and the United Way of Northwest Arkansas by donating school supplies for the school year. Money was collected on a jean day to go toward the program. Supplies were then purchased and were displayed outside a cardboard bus in the Main Bank.

Over 200 people in the Fayetteville community took part in the community meals program on July 12th at Central United Methodist Church. Bank partners cooked hamburgers and provided chips, cookies, and drinks as a part of the program. The Community meals program operates during the lunch hour every Tuesday and Thursday. Volunteers can assist in preparing and/or serving meals for people in our community who are in need.

The Bank of Fayetteville was presented a trophy from the 10 and under Women's Softball team we sponsor. The team won the 2012 Fayetteville Parks and Recreation tournament.

This year’s West Fork Customer Appreciation Cookout was a success as over 400 people were served hamburgers, chips and cookies by our partners.