MidCountry Bank | Community Involvement Archive 2013

Community Involvement 2013

Responding to Our  Community

Lynx Clinic Attracts Over 50 Kids to Apple Valley Community Center

MidCountry Bank sponsored a Minnesota Lynx boys and girls basketball clinic at the Apple Valley Community Center on Wednesday, August 14. The kids, ages 7 to 14 polished their skills in dribbling, passing and shooting and had the opportunity for Q & A with WNBA Champion and Olympian, Maya Moore from the Minnesota Lynx. At the end of the clinic the kids competed in the Bank Shot contest, where one winner from each grade won the coveted "I made the Bank Shot" t-shirt. All other clinic participants left with an "I saw the Bank Shot" t-shirt, courtesy of MidCountry Bank. Pictured below are the Bank Shot winners.

Apple Valley Lynx Clinic 2013

50 Girls Participate in Lynx Clinic at Minnetonka High School

MidCountry Bank sponsored a Minnesota Lynx girls basketball clinic at the Minnetonka High School on Tuesday, July 30. The girls honed their skills in dribbling, passing and shooting and had the opportunity for Q & A with Minnesota Lynx player and WNBA All Star Seimone Augustus. The girls also competed in the Bank Shot contest, where one winner from each grade won the coveted "I made the Bank Shot" teal t-shirt. All other clinic participants left with an "I saw the Bank Shot" t-shirt, courtesy of MidCountry Bank. Pictured below are the Bank Shot winners.

Minnetonka Lynx Clinic Winners 2013

(L-R) Kelsey Willems, Margot Lahti, Ally Cyr, Lynx player Seimone Augustus, Morgan Kuzara, Isabelle Pagano and Anna Shoemaker)

Minnetonka Patch article with video click here.

MidCountry Bank Sponsors Free Minnesota Lynx Basketball Clinic in McLeod County

MidCountry Bank sponsored a free Minnesota Lynx basketball clinic at the McLeod County Fair Grounds Monday, June 24, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. More than 40 kids age 8 to 12 refined their skills in dribbling, shooting and footwork. They also had the opportunity to meet and ask questions with Hutchinson native and WNBA star with the Minnesota Lynx, Lindsay Whalen.

At the end of the clinic the kids competed in the Bank Shot contest, with one winner per grade receiving a free "I made the Bank Shot" t-shirt and having their photo taken with Whalen. Each clinic participant received a pair of Lynx tickets to the game on July 9 and an autograph from Whalen.

Hutchinson Lynx Clinic Bank Shot Winners

MidCountry Bank is a Proud Supporter of the American Heart Association

MidCountry Bank is a proud supporter of the American Heart Association. On Saturday, May 4, over 30 team members and families participated in the Heart Walk at Target Field. Through your support for the American Heart Association, we raised approximately $3,100 to fund groundbreaking heart and stroke research.

Waconia Recycling and Shredding Day

Waconia Recycling and Shredding Day, Saturday, April 20 at Mackenthun's Fine Foods
The team in Waconia has partnered with Mackenthun's Fine Foods to do a recycling and shredding day for the community. Come join us from 8 - 11am at Mackenthun's Fine Foods, 851 Marketplace Dr., Waconia, MN.
http://www.mackenthuns.com/top-nav/locations/

Congratulations to the Franklin & Williamson County Core Values Award recipients!

The MidCountry Bank Core Values Award recognizes graduating seniors who have demonstrated distinguished volunteer involvement in our communities. Recipients are nominated by members of the local community. Local Core Values Award ambassadors (businesses and other community members) gather to score the nominations based on an individual's demonstration of personal character that mirrors the core values of MidCountry Bank: Integrity - Fairness - Honesty - Compassion - Excellence

2013 Williamson County CVA

Pictured above: Kathleen Laake (Ambassador), Randy Forby (Regional President), Kiana Marks (2013 Williamson County winner), Ted Gutierrez (Marion Heights Branch Manager), Jon Brown (Crab Orchard High School Guidance Counselor)

2013 Franklin County CVA

Pictured above: Randy Forby (Regional President), Mary Ellen Akin (committee member), Kathy Wiegand (Jacob's mom), Jacob Wiegand (Core Values Award winner), Evelyn Mendez (MCB 2013 Franklin County winner), Josiah Teal (winner), Patricia Mendez (Evelyn's mom), Sandy Blackman (teacher), Mr. Gene Alexander (Local scholarship donor), Karin Ramsey (Benton ABM), Theresa Hampton (Benton Branch Manager) Back row left to right: Judith Little (teacher), Terri Brown (teacher), Diana Teal & Roger Teal (Josiah's parents), Nick Mendez (Evelyn's dad)

2013 Williamson County CVA 2

Pictured above: Maggie Morris Davis (Marion High School English teacher), David Pool (Rebekah's brother), David & Cynthia Pool (parents), Rebekah Pool (2013 Williamson County winner) & Randy Forby (Regional President)

MidCountry Bank Team Members and Their Families Participate in the 2013 Heart Walk

Make an impact in the community. Your contribution will support the American Heart Association's work to fund groundbreaking heart and stroke research:

  • $35 could highlight stroke risks for more than 50 individuals so they can learn to prevent further cardiovascular diseases.
  • $50 could teach more than 100 children how to live healthier lives through kid-friendly nutrition and exercise materials.
  • $100 could encourage 1,000 women to learn their risk of heart disease by taking the Go Red Heart Checkup health assessment.

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MidCountry Donates $5k to Lifeboat Alliance of Mt. Vernon

Lifeboat Alliance received a generous $5,000 donation in March of 2013 from MidCountry Bank in Mt. Vernon. The check presentation occurred at a recent Southern Illinois University Saluki basketball game. MidCountry Bank is a full-service community bank with a regional presence in Southern Illinois, Minnesota and Nevada.

Lifeboat Alliance provides support and services for the homeless in Jefferson County and the surrounding areas who are seeking sustained life transformation by providing case management to assist connecting needs to resources.

Lifeboat Mt Vernon 1

Lifeboat 1-Mt.Vernon: Chad Curd, Jenny O'Daniel-Mount Vernon, IL- Lifeboat Alliance, Larry Barker-Mount Vernon MCB Community Bank President, Randy Forby-Regional President, MCB

SIU Floor Presentation

SIU Floor Presentation: Jenny O'Daniel-Mount Vernon, IL Lifeboat Alliance, Ivan and Wanda Zwick-Marion, IL Lighthouse Shelter, Randy Forby-Regional President MCB, Mario Moccia SIU Athletic Director

MidCountry Proudly Supports Lighthouse Shelter of Marion with $5k Donation

Lighthouse Shelter recently received a generous donation of $5,000 in March of 2013 from MidCountry Bank in Marion. The check presentation occurred at a recent Southern Illinois University Saluki basketball game. MidCountry Bank is a full-service community bank with a regional presence in Southern Illinois, Minnesota and Nevada.

Lighthouse Shelter provides outreach activities and services for the homeless in the community. They strive to break the cycle of homelessness in Williamson County and surrounding areas by fostering partnerships with social services to provide basic needs and case management services to those in need.

Lighthouse 1-Marion

Lighthouse 1-Marion: Ted Gutierrez, Marion Heights Branch Manager, Ivan and Wanda Zwick, Marion IL Lighthouse Shelter, Kristie LaBotte-Marion West Branch Manager, Randy Forby-MCB Regional Bank President

SIU Floor Presentation

SIU Floor Presentation: Jenny O'Daniel-Mount Vernon IL Lifeboat Alliance, Ivan and Wanda Zwick-Marion IL Lighthouse Shelter, Randy Forby-Regional President MCB, Mario Moccia SIU Athletic Director

Congratulations 2013 Massac County Core Values Award Recipient

MidCountry Bank is proud to announce the Core Values Award, beginning in 2007, a recognition inspired by the values that guide our organization. You can nominate bank customers, community members and high school seniors demonstrating exemplary involvement and whose contributions have enriched their communities.

Afton English-Metropolis Branch Manger and Ryan Woolverton, Massac County Core Value Award 2013 winn

Afton English-Metropolis Branch Manger and Ryan Woolverton, Massac County Core Value Award 2013 winner.

The MidCountry Bank Core Values Award recognizes graduating seniors who have demonstrated distinguished volunteer involvement in our communities and whose personal character reflects the core values that are woven into the fabric of our organization: integrity, fairness, honesty, compassion and excellence.

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