Springdale Public Library Receives $11.7k Donation

Tuesday, July 17 at 09:00 AM
Category: Arvest Community News

Library patrons in the Springdale area will have an updated information and reference desk thanks to an $11,700 donation from the Arvest Foundation.

The gift was announced today at the Springdale Public Library. Chris Thornton, Julie Shook, Kent Williamson and Paula Wilson of Arvest Bank were on hand to present the check.

The funds will help the library with much-needed renovations and allow the library to:

  • Have more space for staff
  • Combine the information and reference desks
  • Streamline the customer experience


“Arvest Bank is excited to help the Springdale Public Library with its renovations,” said Paula Wilson, commercial loan manager for Arvest in Springdale and vice president of the Public Library Board. “Combining the information and reference desks will provide additional space for staff and will be more efficient in serving the public.”

“We are pleased to present this donation on behalf of the Arvest Foundation to support the library’s renovation efforts,” said Julie Shook, sales manager for Arvest in Springdale. “This donation is just one of many we have made throughout the area. It demonstrates the foundation’s ongoing commitment to our community.”

 
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Now Hiring Arvest Bank Contact Center Representatives!

Tuesday, July 10 at 10:00 AM
Category: Arvest Community News

Arvest Bank is now hiring Contact Center representatives! Come learn about career opportunities with Arvest Bank during our career fair on Thursday, July 12, 2018, located at 4916 E 66th Street North, Tulsa, OK from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Good beginnings start here!

Visit arvest.com/careers to apply.

 
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Arvest Bank Hires Meyer in Branson

Tuesday, July 10 at 09:00 AM
Category: Arvest Community News


Arvest Bank is pleased to announce the hiring of Rusty Meyer.

Meyer will serve as a business development representative in Branson. In his new role, Meyer will identify prospective small business customers, help them find strategic solutions to for their specific needs, and process business loan requests, among other duties.

Previously, Meyer served as a risk advisor for an insurance and business advisory firm for more than three years, and as the resource development director for the Boys & Girls Club of the Ozarks for four years.

"Rusty's commitment to the Branson community positions him as the perfect fit for this role. We are excited to welcome him to the Arvest family," Pam Yancey, community market director said.

Meyer grew up in Branson where he graduated from Branson High School. He went on to attend the University of Central Missouri where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in history.

Meyer is on the board of directors for the Boys & Girls Club of the Ozarks and his interests include sports, travel, classic cars and socializing with friends.

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The Brand of YOU! Social Media Strategies to Manage Your Online Identity

Friday, June 29 at 02:00 PM
Category: Arvest Community News

Small Business Banking Series in Greater Kansas City
The Brand of YOU! Social Media Strategies to Manage Your Online Identity


Your reputation is everything! In this world of word-of-click, most connections start with an online search. Employers, business partners, customers, referrals and even family use Google, Facebook and LinkedIn to look you and/or your business up online. Are you actively managing your brand?

Central Exchange will host the second session of their Small Business Banking series next month! Arvest Bank is proud to support this empowering series with small business leaders throughout our community.

Many small to medium businesses – even lawyers, bankers, financial advisors and insurance professionals who work within regulated industries – have figured out how to include a form of social media in their marketing mix. But understanding the ins and outs of marketing within compliance doesn’t always equal business growth.

Listen to our featured speaker, Vicki Cannon, as she discusses strategies to build a strong online identity, how to build credibility, what to do to get noticed and provides tips to actively manage your brand with social media.

Vicki Cannon is a Social Media Marketing Expert and Trainer with more than 25 years in national account marketing, merchandising and sales. She assists clients like you cut through social media chatter; making it her business to find what works for you! Vicki understands the B2B & B2C world and previously held licenses with Securities Series: 6, 63, and 26, as well as insurance and mortgage licenses.

Join Central Exchange, Arvest Bank and Vicki Cannon for this informative session on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 from 11:45am to 1:00pm at the Grid (12022 Blue Valley Pkwy, Overland Park, KS). This class is open to the public and registration includes lunch.

Space is limited. Registration is required. Please contact Heather Ober at (913) 261-2265 or hober@arvest.com to reserve your spot today.

Hosted by Central Exchange. Sponsored by Arvest Bank.

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Madison County Youth Baseball Receives $10k Donation

Friday, June 29 at 09:00 AM
Category: Arvest Community News

Madison County Youth Baseball in the Huntsville, Ark. area will have improvements made to Withrow Springs Park thanks to a $10,000 donation from the Arvest Foundation.


The gift was announced recently at the Withrow Springs Park in Huntsville. Matt Smith, Earlene England and Kelli Gilmer of Arvest Bank were on hand to present the check to Eric Judy.

Madison County Youth Baseball is dedicated to supporting the youth of Madison County by teaching area youth sportsmanship and teamwork.

The funds will help Madison County Youth Baseball make improvements to the facility at Whithrow Springs Park. Plans are to make the following enhancements:

  • Replace dugouts;
  • Replace outfield fence;
  • Replace scoreboard;
  • Lighting maintenance and
  • Minor dirt work.

 “The Arvest Foundation’s generosity will allow us to improve the baseball park grounds our children play baseball on,” said Eric Judy, president of the Madison County Youth Baseball Board. “The Madison County Youth Baseball program has grown considerably in the last few years and we have seen several more children and parents interested in becoming part of our program. By enhancing our capabilities, we can continue to grow more successful to help shape and have a positive impact on our youth.” 

 “We are pleased to present this donation on behalf of the Arvest Foundation to support the Madison County Youth Baseball efforts to improve the grounds local youth play baseball on. This donation will further the success in helping the program grow,” said Matt Smith, Arvest Bank president in Huntsville. “This donation is just one of many we have made throughout the area. It demonstrates the foundation’s ongoing commitment to youth in the region.”

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