Community Outreach

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Red Bud Holiday Happenings

The Red Bud Chamber of Commerce annually hosts a weekend-long Holiday Happenings event in November. During this year's celebration, FNBD's Red Bud Branch won 2nd Place in the lighted parade for their horse and buggy float, and also won the People's Choice Award at the Chili Cook-Off.

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5th Annual CASAblanca Event

The First National Bank of Dieterich has sponsored CASA of Effingham County's Annual Casablanca event since it began five years ago. CASA, Court Appointed Special Advocates, is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing highly trained volunteers to advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children in the Effingham County Circuit Court System. At this year's event, Luke Hayes, an employee of FNBD, and his wife Cathy participated in the CASAblanca dance competition, "Dancing with the Effingham Stars," and won the award for Best Dressed.

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27th Annual Customer Appreciation Picnic

Our Customer Appreciation Picnics are held annually in September to honor the people who make the bank's success possible – its customers! We have had a lot of pork burgers and good times over the last 27 years!

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Effingham County Relay for Life

FNBD employees raised over $3,000 for the 2014 Effingham County Relay for Life event. They held fundraisers, sponsored 2 bachelors in the event's bachelor auction, and hosted a booth with a coin toss game. The employees won a Spirit Award for staying all night at the event.

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Teutopolis's 175th Celebration

The First National Bank of Dieterich's CEO, Chuck Deters, and our HR Director, Nikki Bloemer, in their Terquasquicentennial attire, ready to give a presentation to the Effingham Rotary club on Teutopolis's 175th Celebration. Chuck was on the Executive Planning Committee for the event, and Nikki was a Teutopolis Terquasquicentennial First Lady contestant.

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Teutopolis Knights of Columbus Parade

Our theme this year for local parades was "Feeling Shipwrecked, We can help rebuild your dreams" Employees dressed up as the cast of Gilligan's Island, which won the Grand Knights Award for Best overall parade entry in the Teutopolis Knights of Columbus Parade.

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Teutopolis Terquasquicentennial Parade

Bank employees designed a float for the Teutopolis Terquasquicentennial Parade. The float was designed around the event's theme "Celebrating 175 years of Faith, Family, and Community."

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The Dieterich Branch sponsored "Older American Day"