Ribbon cutting icing on the cake for bank

Published 12:00 pm Wednesday, October 17, 2007

By By Adrienne McKenzie
This week is the First National Bank &Trust's grand re-opening week. Yesterday morning bank president and CEO Shep Marsh along with bank board members, the Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce executive director Emilie Mims and president Nancy Helton, Chamber ambassadors at Atmore mayor Howard Shell gathered for a ribbon cutting ceremony.
Monday was Trust Services Day where there were "Planning for Long Term Care" and "Not Outliving Your Retirement" seminars.
Yesterday was New Accounts Day, which included the ribbon cutting ceremony, special drawings and giveaways throughout the day and a live radio remote with WNSI at noon.
Today is Electronic Banking Day, which consists of online banking and bill pay presentations/seminars and also special drawings and giveaways all day.
Tomorrow is Customer Appreciation/Community Pep Rally Day, which offers for customers free food and drinks from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. There will be free Chilly's Gourmet Shaved Ice from 2 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. and three local school's cheerleaders and/or bands will perform starting at 3:15 p.m. People in attendance will also be able to register for one of four "Get Up and Go" weekend hotel getaways.
Friday is Loan Day. The bank will waive processing fees for the day, which is an approximate $75 value. A keyboardist and saxophone players will be in the main branch lobby from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m.
Marsh said the events occurring throughout the week are in order to show how proud him and his employees are of the new facility on South Main Street.
"It's an opportunity to showcase what we spent a long time doing," Marsh said. "We are proud to show it off."

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