Around The Community are events that are going on in our communities. Below are links that take you to the local Chamber of Commerce's and their event calendars. High Country Bank cares for our local community; each branch participates in promoting and collecting for a local charity each month.
2015 Salida Parade of Lights
On Friday November 27th, 2015 staff at the High Country Bank in Salida participated in the annual Parade of Lights.
From left to right: Joe Smith, Courtney Hersch, Niki Tracey, Kim Andersen
CFO of High Country Bank and past president of the Salida Rotary Tom Mansheim receives a big hug from Longfellow Elementary School third-graders. The Salida Rotary Club members donated new dictionaries to all Longfellow and Montessori third-grade students. The dictionary donations have been a Rotary tradition for more than 10 years.
High Country Bank Canon City is a proud supporter of the Fremont County Boys & Girls Club
High Country Bank in Canon City, CO issued a challenge to all the local financial institutions to raise the most funds for the fourth annual "Bowl for Great Futures" tournament benefiting the Boys & Girls Club of Fremont County. Financial institutions that accepted the challenge were Credit Union of Colorado, Power Credit Union, SunWest Credit Union, Canon National Bank, Sunflower Bank, Pueblo Bank & Trust and US Bank.
High Country Bank was the First Place winner on Saturday, November 7th with a total of $3,460.00 raised! Second Place went to Credit Union of CO with over $1,100.00 and Third Place went to Power Credit Union with over $600.00 raised for the event.
"Our High Country Bank customers are the most generous people" said Lynnette Passarelli. "We could not have done it without them". THANK YOU HIGH COUNTRY BANK CUSTOMERS!
October Charity of the Month Habitat for Humanity
The two Salida offices and the Buena Vista Branch combinedresources and selected Chaffee County’s Habitat for Humanity as our OctoberCharity of the Month. A total of $467.90 was collected and donated to this verymeaningful and local group. Those present for the check presentation are left to right, Carolyn Gibson, HCB, Jill Smola, Habitat, Judy Somers and Scott Erchul, HCB
Veterans Appreciation Luncheon at High Country Bank Buena Vista Nov. 13th, 2015.
The Buena Vista Branch held its 3rd Annual Veterans Appreciation Luncheon on November 13th, 2015. Approximately 90 quests attended . Homemade soups, breads and desserts were made and served by Bank Employees. The branch was decorated in patriotic and military fashion further enhancing our appreciation of our local veterans.