Pendleton Community Bank Goes Local for the Holidays

Every year, Pendleton Community Bank has a customer appreciation day, and 2012 was no different! On Dec. 14, we had a “Go Local for the Holidays” event. In combination with our customer appreciation day, we also joined forces with 14 local businesses. Each participating business was asked to hang a flyer in their window letting customers know that they were participating in Pendleton Community Bank’s “Go Local for the Holidays” event. For every $10 spent in one of those 14 businesses stores, customers could bring their receipts into our bank and be entered to win a variety of prizes. Not only was this a great way of supporting local businesses, but it also encouraged our community to go local this holiday season by banking locally with us and shopping locally in our town.

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Our entire community got involved! The Pendleton County High School Vocal Ensemble even stopped by to sing Christmas tunes, and we had a visit from Santa Claus himself. People were encouraged to donate canned food for our local food pantry, and for every 10 cans donated per person, their names were entered into a drawing for door prizes from local businesses.

Was there a special way your bank spent the holiday season? Happy holidays!

— Beth Kirk, personal banker at Pendleton Community Bank

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