Altamaha Bank & Trust, Mount Vernon, recently donated to $10,000 to Brewton-Parker College for the Building Barons Scholarship Fund.
U.S. Senator David Perdue recently met with Georgia small business owners and nonprofit organizations that received Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans during the “Business During Coronavirus” roundtable, hosted by Vinings Bank, Smyrna. Click here for article.
South Georgia Bank, Glennville, recently held a Back to School Coloring Contest for local students. The winners are pictured from Collins Elementary School, North Tattnall Middle School and Reidsville Elementary School. Each winner received a $25 gift card.
Oconee State Bank, Watkinsville, broke ground on the bank’s new corporate headquarters which will be located in downtown Watkinsville. The new building will be completed in 2021 and will consist of 14,000 square feet of office and workspace, as well as a large event space available for bank and community activities.
Water Bottles for Students - Thomasville National Bank partnered with city and county school systems to promote financial literacy! Employees distributed new water bottles so students can fill them at water stations that are replacing drinking fountains due to COVID-19. The water bottles have "Saving, Spending & Planning" on them and coordinate with the bank’s new community-based Financial Literacy Initiative launching this Fall!
State and federal regulators have given the green light to organizers to proceed with forming the new Classic City Bank in Athens. Classic City bank I/O is the first de novo bank application of 2020 in Georgia. The bank's organizers can now begin raising the $16 million capital approved by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. and developing systems and staff for a projected opening in early November, said CEO and Chairman C. William "Bill" Hopper III.
Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs (ACE) has received a Grow with Google Small Business Fund loan from Opportunity Finance Network (OFN). The community development financial institution (CDFI) will deploy the loan to small businesses in metro Atlanta and North Georgia hurt by the economic impact of COVID-19. Read more here.
Oconee State Bank, Watkinsville, was recently featured in the August Issue of Business View Magazine. Click here to read the feature.