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Farmers Bank Hosts 26th Annual

Charity Coffee

Charity Coffee 2022

 Over 30 local, non-profit organizations gathered in the lobby of Farmers Bank & Trust on December 7th for the annual Charity Coffee.  Music presented by Marc and Diana Webster entertained the crowd up until the event began.  By the end of the event, $4750 had been given out, with no charity leaving empty handed.  

Additional donations were given by Farmers Bank & Trust in memory of former Board Member Grady Bolding to the Family Crisis Center and a donation was given to the Dominican Sisters of Peace by the Robbins Family in memory of Yvonne Robbins.

Farmers Bank & Trust donates to

Central Plains Childcare Network

Central Plains ChildCare Donation

Farmers Bank and Trust is excited about this opportunity for investment in the Claflin Community and other communities we serve. We recognize the challenges faced with child care needs and are honored to be able to assist in this worthy endeavor.  In 2021, Farmers Bank & Trust gave a similar donation to the Golden Belt Community Foundation to help address the shortage of child-care opportunities.  

Farmers Bank & Trust Announces Scholarship Recipients

2022 Scholarship Recipients

Farmers Bank & Trust is proud to assist employees and their families as their dependent students attain educational goals.  Under this program, qualified applicants will receive a $500 scholarship on an annual basis, providing up to four years of financial support for under-graduate degrees.  Congrats to the scholarship recipients and good luck in the upcoming school year!

Kristy Wittig - Barton Community College

Alicia Enriquez - Barton Community College

Evan Seltmann - North Central Kansas Tech

Olivia Rugan - University of Kansas

Samantha Kleweno - Fort Hays State University

Camron Zerr - University of Kansas

Manasvi Chennareddy - University of Kansas

Farmers Bank & Trust Celebrates 115 Years of Strength and Stability

Registration Table

Farmers Bank & Trust celebrated 115 years with Community Appreciation Event at the Great Bend Events Center on July 7th, 2022.  This annual event has been a huge success over the years, and a great opportunity to give our gratitude to the community we serve.   Sunflower Diversified kept the grill going, as hot dog meals were served to 100's of customers and community members.  On display at the event was a history of Farmers Bank & Trust's long legacy including a Ledger Book that was used many years ago to track customer and bank balances. 

Farmers Bank & Trust celebrates 115 years of providing personalized solutions to generations of neighbors and friends.  The Bank extends a sincere "Thank You" to our customers and communities for letting us serve you throughout the years.  Additionally, the Bank wishes to recognize our amazing employees because their passion and interest in going above and beyond for our customers is the key to our success.

Ledger Book

Farmers Bank & Trust 5-Star Rated Bank

5 Star Rating Bauer Financial

Great Bend, KS - April 2022: Farmers Bank & Trust, Great Bend, Kansas has earned a top (5-Star) rating from BauerFinancial, Inc., the Nation’s Premier Bank Rating Firm. Banking on the community while its neighbors and friends bank with it has been a winning combination for Farmers Bank & Trust. Working together towards common goals and interests has allowed Farmers Bank & Trust to excel under an in-depth, independent analysis of its financial condition and earn this coveted 5-Star rating. Read more...

April 28th is Teach Children to Save Day

Its never too early to start teaching children about the importance of savings. That was the message Lindsay Barton conveyed to a group of 1st graders when presenting Teach Children to Save activities. Lindsay and other Farmers bank employees visited local elementary schools and provided them the opportunity to create their savings goals and decorate a container for saving for that goal.

Teach Children to Save presentation The American Bankers Association has resources available for any age group to help shape the conversation around financial skills. Visit https://www.aba.com/advocacy/community-programs/finedlink

Covid–19 Updates 

Banking Safely

For the safety of our customers and employees, we ask that customers who are not feeling well, bank by phone or by using our electronic options. We would like to encourage our customers to use safe social distancing practices, including continued use of the drive-thru, whenever possible. Should you need to enter the bank's lobby, please adhere to social distancing guidance and maintain at least six foot distance between yourself and other customers. We are asking our employees refrain from shaking hands or having customers use the bank's phones for their protection. If you require the use of a medical mask, please understand we may ask you to remove it for identification purposes. For security purposes, full face masks will not be allowed in the lobby.

Our commitment to serving you is our top priority. We will continue to monitor these evolving circumstances and will update you on any changing developments as needed. Thank you for being a valued customer of Farmers Bank & Trust. Below are electronic banking products and customer service info to help you bank safely from home.

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