• News for Human Interest

    Monday, February 10, 2020
    First Central State Bank CEO Brigham Tubbs has announced four promotions.  Melisa Maher, John Jackson, Chris Sterbenz and Cynthia Kaczinski all recently earned promotions at First Central State Bank, which has several locations in eastern Iowa, including Clinton, DeWitt, Eldridge, Goose Lake and LeClaire.  All four have demonstrated an ability to go the extra mile in creating a great team ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Economic, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
    Wednesday, January 22, 2020
    LyondellBasell’s Clinton Plant presented United Way of Clinton County, Iowa (UWCCI) with a check for $194,900 for their annual giving campaign. These funds were raised by plant employees in their workplace giving campaign, fundraising, and corporate contributions by LyondellBasell. From left to right: Jane Roth, LyondellBasell, Cheryl McCulloh, UWCCI Director, Julie Witt, UWCCI 1st Assistant ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Community, Human Interest
    Monday, January 20, 2020
    It's a new year; are you ready for a new you? MercyOne Clinton Medical Center will offer a new session of the lifestyle medicine education program, the Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP), starting Thursday, Jan. 30. CHIP is designed to help you make long-lasting lifestyle changes by addressing the causes of chronic disease and teaching you how to use your own lifestyle as your best ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest
    Monday, January 20, 2020
    Tobacco use kills more than 480,000 Americans every year from lung cancer, heart disease, COPD and other conditions resulting from smoking. There are more than 7,000 chemicals in cigarettes, cigars and cigarillos. Nearly 70 of these are cancer-causing chemicals known as carcinogens, including carbon monoxide, arsenic, DDT, formaldehyde and hydrogen cyanide. Nicotine is the addictive substance in a ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest
    Friday, January 10, 2020
    As a volunteer firefighter, Tyler Vandendooren knows the feeling of lending a helping hand.  Now, he’s adding another way to help area residents by recently joining First Central State Bank as an Assistant Vice President in Commercial and Agriculture Lending. That doesn’t mean he’s giving up on the Thomson, Illinois, Fire Department. He’ll continue to be an Assistant Fire Chief and EMT for the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Thursday, August 29, 2019
    Two First Central State Bank team members recently graduated from the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.    Scott Wiley and Valerie Pell completed the more than two years of schooling needed to earn the Certificate of Executive Leadership, the highest level of certification from the Wisconsin School of Business and Executive Development. Since its inception in ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, July 19, 2019
    First Central State Bank raised more than $2,700 for an area non-profit through its Grilling For Charity fundraiser.  Thanks to community members dining at the First Central State Bank Lincoln Way location in Clinton, $2,727.25 was raised for Information, Referral and Assistance Services in Clinton. The non-profit acts as a clearinghouse for a local network made up of more than 200 local human ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, May 21, 2019
    Rebecca Edwards has always gravitated toward careers where she can make a difference in the lives of others.    For nine years, that meant working in the healthcare industry. Now, she’s keeping that same empathetic mindset, albeit in a different career field.   First Central State Bank is pleased to announce the addition of Rebecca Edwards as a Customer Service Representative in the DeWitt ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Monday, April 01, 2019
    The Keep Iowa Beautiful Board of Directors has announced the 2019 annual award winners for enhancing the beauty, cleanliness and attractiveness of the state of Iowa. The four award categories are community, organization, corporate and individual. “The KIB award program is designed to recognize people and organizations that have gone the extra mile to help build stronger Iowa communities,” said ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release