The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton announced that Darian W. Murray has been named Branch Manager of the Grove City office.
In this position, Mr. Murray will be responsible for overseeing the daily operations at the Grove City office in addition to expanding new and existing customer relationships. Murray holds 9 years of experience in customer service and client management in addition to 7 years of public relations and communications experience. Murray is an active member of the Grove City community and is involved with the Grove City Chamber of Commerce, Olde Town Grove City, Food for Kids Backpack Project and is active with the United Way and Salvation Army.
He resides in Grove City, Pennsylvania, with his family.
The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton announced that Lynn Corner has been named Assistant Manager of the Cranberry Township office. Corner has been with Farmers for 2 years, most
recently having been at the Grove City office.
In this position, Mrs. Corner will be responsible for overseeing daily operations in the full-service banking office, developing customer relationships and tending to customer service needs. She has over thirteen years of banking experience and possesses strong leadership skills. Mrs. Corner will be assisting Renee K. Foust, Assistant Vice President and Branch Manager of the Cranberry Township banking office.
Mrs. Corner attended Fayetteville Community College and currently resides in Volant, Pennsylvania with her family.
The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton and AC Valley Little League recently joined forces to secure a 5 year contract for the naming rights of the field located on Prospect Street in Emlenton, PA. The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton made a donation of $2,500 to the organization in support of this effort and the overall mission of the team.
Accepting the donation on behalf of AC Valley Little League was David Slater, President, and Michael Weigle, Secretary. Representing the Farmers National Bank of Emlenton was Cindy Elder, Assistant Vice President, Branch Manager of the Emlenton office.
AC Valley Little League (ACVLL) is a chartered association with Little League™. ACVLL serves the entire AC Valley school district to provide opportunities for kids, both boys and girls, to play Little League Baseball and Softball. The ages range from 4 years old in T-ball to 18 years old in Senior League baseball and softball. No matter what your child’s age, ACVLL provides an opportunity for him/her to get on the field and play ball.
Supported by the local community and businesses, ACVLL is able to provide a great playing experience at a minimal cost. Without the financial support, ACVLL would not be able to provide the great experience of team work, effort and personal best results for the youth in the area.
Little League as a worldwide organization, is a 100% volunteer effort. The ACVLL local charter is no different, absolutely 100% volunteer. If you would like to be a volunteer and help make it happen, do not hesitate to the ACVLL board of directors. The ACVLL board of directors can be reached on Facebook at “ACV Little League” or on the internet at www.eteamz.com/acvalleylittleleague. If you have kids that would like to live the Little League experience or if youknow of a business that would like to be involved as a sponsor, do not hesitate to contact ACVLL.
The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton announced that Richard J. Doverspike has joined the organization as Assistant Vice President, Commercial Loan Officer.
In this position, Mr. Doverspike will be responsible for developing and expanding business relationships in the Dubois, Ridgway, and Saint Marys areas. Mr. Doverspike has been in the banking industry for over 25 years, with knowledge and banking experience in lending, banking operations, and finance.
Mr. Doverspike holds a degree in Business Administration from Lynn University and attended the Central Atlantic Advanced School of Banking at Bucknell University. He currently resides in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, with his family.
The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton recently donated $8,270 to United Way of Venango County in support of their annual fundraising campaign for 2014.
Accepting the donation on behalf of United Way of Venango County was Jane Klinger, Executive Director. Representing the Farmers National Bank of Emlenton were Scott Patton, Regional Manager and Michelle Hartle, Branch Manager of the Cranberry office.
Annually, the employees of the Farmers National Bank of Emlenton have the opportunity to donate towards the campaign. The Bank has pledged to match all donations made by the employees to the United Way in an effort to generate support throughout all of the counties in which it serves.
The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton opening in 2014 at 20581 Route 19, Cranberry Township, PA 16066
The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton announced that Renee K. Foust has been promoted to Assistant Vice President, Branch Manager.
Ms. Foust has been developing and maintaining customer relationships within the Butler market since 2011. Her exceptional community support and involvement in numerous Butler area events and organizations has made a significant impact on many Butler County residents. Ms. Foust’s hard work and dedication has provided Farmers National Bank the opportunity to utilize her leadership to develop a new market which will be the location of their fifteenth full-service banking office in Cranberry Township, PA.
Ms. Foust will continue to serve the Butler community in her role as Branch Manager of the Cranberry Township location, which is scheduled to open during the first quarter of 2014.
Ms. Foust resides with her family in Butler, Pennsylvania.
The employees of The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton recently donated $770 to the Make-A-Wish annual fundraising campaign held in St. Marys. Employees of the Bank raised money for this donation through their Community Jeans Day program.
Accepting the donation on behalf of Make-A-Wish was Linda Fachine and John Salter, representative of The River, 98.9 radio station. Representing the Farmers National Bank of Emlenton was Craig Carrow, Assistant Branch Manager of the St. Marys and Ridgway offices.
Community Jeans Day is an employee program that spans bank-wide and benefits local organizations within the Bank footprint. Employees of the Bank are encouraged to donate each month and in return, are permitted to wear jeans on Fridays. All money raised goes back into the community through gifting to local, non-profit organizations.
On Friday, December 6, 2013, The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton hosted the Make-A-Wish fundraising event at the new St. Marys office from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. Those in attendance included Make-A-Wish recipients, representatives from The River, 98.9, community members placing donations, and appearances by various groups from St. Marys High School.
The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton recently donated $2,500 to The Union Enhancement Foundation as part of the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program.
The money will be used to support and foster enhancement activities and initiatives which improve academic and overall wellbeing for kindergarten through 12th grade students in the Union School District.
Accepting the donation on behalf of The Union Enhancement Foundation were John Corsini, Treasurer; and Jean McCleary, Union School District Superintendent. Representing The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton was Nan Davis, Branch Manager of the East Brady office.
The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton is dedicated to making yearly contributions to educational improvement and scholarship organizations within the communities it serves, through the EITC program.
At the Bridgeway Capital Annual Event, The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton, was awarded the 2013 Impact Award.
Each year, the organization presents the award to an individual or company who helps further the mission of a thriving region for all. Partnering award recipients are selected based on the volume of support that is given which enhances the efficiency and effectiveness within the markets Bridgeway Capital serves.
Bridgeway Capital President and CEO, Mark Peterson, stated, “This new relationship helped to support our growth in lending in areas north of Pittsburgh. We became acquainted with the Bank last year, and their CEO and President, William Marsh, negotiated a loan to Bridgeway to use to finance non-bankable small businesses. Robert Vernick, Senior Vice President and Chief Lending Officer, and his team have referred a number of promising loans, many of which we were able to approve and close. Farmer’s referrals total over $2 million dollars.”
The 2013 Impact Award was presented to William C. Marsh, Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton, at the event held at Heinz Field East Club Lounge in Pittsburgh, PA.
Founded in 1990, Bridgeway Capital works to make western Pennsylvania a thriving region for all by promoting economic opportunity and community revitalization. Bridgeway Capital assists underserved populations by providing capital and education to ignite business and job growth, develop communities, support entrepreneurs and expand vital services that strengthen our region.