At Peoples National Bank of Kewanee, we have an ongoing commitment to the growth and enrichment of the communities that we serve. We pride ourselves on our community involvement and support of local events, and we invest in the future of our communities by donating our time and resources. We are involved with causes and events associated with youth services, senior citizens, education, health, wellness, entertainment, social services, and much more. In addition to providing modern and convenient financial services, we strive for further enrichment and growth in our local communities.
Hog Days Parade 2018
September 1, 2018
Peoples National Bank of Kewanee participated in the Annual Hog Days Festival in Kewanee, IL. This year, we were "Operation: Hog Days!" Our float won the top prize of Ambassador's Cup in the Hog Days parade! We also threw out some "Operation parts" stress balls, like the funny bone, brain freeze ice cream cone shapes, and red hearts.
PNB's Annual Customer Appreciation Day
On June 8, 2018, Peoples National Bank of Kewanee and several of its branches hosted our Customer Appreciation Day! Customers were treated to a free lunch from 11AM – 1PM, and all attendees were entered to win door prizes. Thank you to all of our customers for joining us on this day and for your continued support throughout the year! We had over 200 attendees!
Easter Bunny Visits PNB
PNB's 90th Anniversary
March 1, 2018
Peoples National Bank of Kewanee celebrated its 90th Anniversary on March 1, 2018. Cake and punch were available in the lobby, and the first 50 visiting ladies received a rose. Roses are always handed out by children in the Eastman family. To those that stopped in, thank you for celebrating with us! We look forward to serving you for another 90 years.
2018 PNB Scholarship Winners
February 2, 2018
Peoples National Bank of Kewanee would like to announce that Bradley Sierens of Bureau Valley High School and Makina Carrington of Bureau Valley High School are this year's Peoples National Bank of Kewanee's local CBAI scholarship winners.
As local contest winners, the students each receive $250 cash contributions fron PNB and entry in the statewide Community Bankers Association of Illinois' scholarship competition. They now have the chance to win $1,000 per year for up to four years of higher education.
To enter the local contest, Senior students wrote essays about "The Importance of Community Banking." Peoples National Bank of Kewanee will now sponsor and submit the winning essays in the statewide CBAI scholarship competition. Winners for the statewide competition are announced in May.
Santa Visit Downtown Lobby
December 22, 2017
Peoples National Bank of Kewanee was happy to host Santa Claus on Friday, December 22, 2017! Around 50 children stopped in to see Santa, and they received a free photo and goodie bag. PNB looks forward to having Santa in the lobby again next year!
Peoples National Bank of Kewanee to Acquire First National Bank of Dwight
November 22, 2017
Peoples National Bank of Kewanee and First National Bank of Dwight are jointly announcing that they have reached an agreement by which Peoples National Bank of Kewanee will purchase First National Bank of Dwight. The agreement is contingent upon the approval of bank regulatory agencies which typically takes 4 to 6 months.
Eastman went on to thank Maierhofer, his staff, and the Board of Directors of First National Bank for this opportunity. The acquisition will increase Peoples National Bank's total assets by approximately $125 million resulting in total assets after acquisition of approximately $375 million. Peoples National Bank of Kewanee currently has branches in Annawan, Bradford, Manlius, Sheffield, and Tampico in addition to its two Kewanee locations. Of historical note, First National Bank's main office is the only Frank Lloyd Wright designed bank building still in existence.
To celebrate Halloween and give kids in our community a safe and fun way to trick-or-treat, PNB held a trick-or-treat event in the downtown Kewanee lobby. Kids were able to trick or treat for candy and small giveaways throughout the first floor of the bank, and they also received a free photo in front of our Halloween photo set up. Employees had tons of fun decorating with our pirate theme this year and preparing for the trick-or-treaters, and we all look forward to it again next year!
Passionately Pink For The Cure
Peoples National Bank of Kewanee held its annual Pink Day on Friday, October 6, 2017. Pink Day is the first Friday of every October in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Employees make donations to breast cancer research for the ability to dress up in pink for the day. The event is about raising money and awareness for breast cancer.