Customer Appreciation Picnic
Progress continues on the Dieterich community baseball field. The new press box facility was made possible with a donation from The First National Bank of Dieterich and the efforts of the Dieterich Sportsbackers. The facility will be used for media, scoreboard operation, and a sound system. The facility will also accommodate equipment storage as well as a possible concession stand in the future.
Shown in the photo are left to right: Tim Bohnhoff and Darrin Campton representing the Dieterich Sportsbackers and Brenda Kroeger and Dot Worman of The First National Bank of Dieterich.
Mother's Day Essay winners:
Lucas Hall, son of Curtis and Natalie Hall, Gail Einhorn, bank employee, Will Thoele, son of Tony and Sue Thoele
The First National Bank of Dieterich Awards Scholarship
Candice Niemerg received a $1,500 scholarship awarded by The First National Bank of Dieterich. The scholarship is based upon the students' scholastic ability, extracurricular activities, awards and an essay. Candice is a graduate of Dieterich High School and the daughter of Duane and Annette Niemerg of rural Dieterich. Candice plans to attend Lake Land College in the fall. Pictured with Candice is bank representative Gail Einhorn.
Here are a few photos from the Elisabeth Johnston bake sale, which was held in the bank lobby on Friday, May 3rd. The bake sale raised $518.00 for the 17 year old battling Stage 4 lymphoma. Lymphoma occurs roughly 14-15 times a year in the United States to children under 19.
Pictured Left to right: Jason Runde, Karen Pruemer (Catholic Heart Work Camp), Dean Kremer, Lisa Siemer (Catholic Heart Work Camp), Tom Niebrugge, Chuck Deters
Taste of Teutopolis
The First National Bank of Dieterich sponsored the Taste of T-Town on February 9th at the Teutopolis K of C. All proceeds benefited the Catholic Heart Work Camp.
The event featured 20 booths where local chefs cooked up their specialties. Tasting tickets were purchased for each event. The proceeds from the event will fund a mission trip.
East Central Illinois Events
ECIDC's goal in launching this project is to raise awareness within our 11-county region (our 255,000 residents) of the wonderful events that are close to home and offered by our communities. We can support one another's events, have access to healthy local foods, and have fun at the same time! By using this new online tool, area residents can subscribe to receive a free, monthly email link to the online calendar and easily locate events filtered by date and interest such as:
FNBD and the Farm Bureau Team
Each year, in February, FNBD and the Farm Bureau team up to provide transportation for farmers to the National Farm Machinery show in Louisville, KY.
Big Brothers Big Sisters Contribution
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwestern Illinois received a $5,000 contribution from The First National Bank of Dieterich located at 2100 S. Illinois St., Belleville and 115 W. Market, Red Bud to sponsor the Big Brothers Big Sisters annual Bowl For Kids' Sake pledge drive event. Bowling events will take place in February, March and April and everyone is welcome to participate. Funds raised will stay in the local community to match children with a mentor. On average it takes $1000 to make and support a match for one year. So for every $1000 raised, Big Brothers Big Sisters is able to take one child off the waiting list. Pictured is ( l to r) Barbara Cempura, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwestern Illinois President and CEO and Joy Prigge, The First National Bank of Dieterich Vice President. For more information about Big Brothers Big Sisters, please call 618-398-3162 or visit www.bbbsil.org. For more information about Bowl For Kids' Sake visit http://bowl.kintera.org/bbbsil