An “Invention Convention” was held at The Brook Hill School recently in Bullard. Third grade students had the opportunity to share with parents and teachers about the inventor that they researched and the invention that they created by looking for problems to solve in their own homes. CNB’s Beth Parsons and Claire McNabb were on hand to hand out treasure chests to students that were made by the Grande branch teller staff. Branch Manager Sheila Dixon said it is a very worthwhile event that Citizens was invited back to this year and she thanked Susan Boles, Nereyda Valle and Andres Diaz for their hard work on the chests. (photo courtesy of tylerpaper.com)
The Longview Chamber of Commerce bestowed one of its most prestigious awards, “Large Business of the Year” to Citizens National Bank at their annual banquet on Thursday, January 17, 2013 at Maude Cobb Convention Center in Longview. Brad Tidwell, Chairman & CEO of CNB was very honored to have to been presented with this award and said that it was not his alone, he thanked the many dedicated employees at CNB and loyal customers that Citizens National serves everyday for helping them to achieve such an honor.
Longview Regional Medical Center recently hosted their annual “Stars Over Longview” event at Maude Cobb Convention & Activity Center. Stars Over Longview recognizes 12 ladies from the Longview community who have made a significant difference in the lives of others. Spotted at the event by KLTV were Longview employees, Tamara Stoker, Amanda Traywick and Jackie Moseley. (Photo Courtesy of www.kltv.com)
CNB’s Lakeport, Longview 4th Street and Downtown Convenience Center pooled their “jean” money ($2 collected each Friday for wearing jeans to work) and and donated 80 Christmas gifts to the Hiway 80 Rescue Mission. They found out through the local newspaper that the mission was short on gifts for the teenagers. So the branches went in together and donated over $430 worth of gifts. What a great way to give back and serve our community!
The week of December 17th, carolers from Wylie Elementary and First Baptist Church, both of Henderson, came to sing at the main bank in downtown Henderson. Seeing all the little smiling faces singing with joyful hearts was such a pleasure to experience during this wonderful Christmas season. After each group finished, they were presented with a tray of Christmas sugar cookies for their class, courtesy of Citizens National Bank!
The ladies of CNB’s Spring Hill branch used their their “jean” money that is collected each Friday, plus a little more, to help a local needy family with Christmas. The family was very surprised, as they didn’t expect or ask for any help. The family had quite a few children, so each employee “adopted” one of the children and bought Christmas for them. The employees were also able to give the family a $135.00 gift card. Branch Manager, Kim Graham said, “I am so proud of the teamwork here at Spring Hill, they made this family so happy.” We at CNB couldn’t agree more!
Cortney Ruble, a part time teller at the CNB Chandler branch, (as well as a full time student) has headed up the contributions to Operation Christmas Child. This year, the Chandler branch doubled its efforts from last year by donating 12 boxes. Operation Christmas Child gives shoe boxes filled with gifts to needy children around the world and helps in leading them to Jesus Christ. The program is operated by Samaritan’s Purse, a non-denominational, evangelical Christian outreach program. If you would like more information on how you can donate, visit www.samaritanspurse.org. Thank you Cortney for your hard work in coordinating this!
CNB’s Tyler Grande branch participated in a clay shoot on Oct. 4, 2012 at Rose City Flying Clays, Tyler, Texas to benefit Tyler Area Builders Association. CNB Grande team won with a 421 score. Mark Dixon won high over all with a score of 96. CNB had two teams in the tournament, Phil Smith and Terry Tyson manned the other team. Pictured is Sheila Dixon’s winning team! Pictured L to R are: Kerry Hamblett, Barry Hamblett, Mark Dixon, Sheila Dixon, James Wilson and Ken Dietz.
Congratulations to Trassie Clampitt, who was selected as CNB’s Employee of the Month for October! She will receive a $50 gift card to the local retail store or restaurant of her choice, and will be recognized by President Brad Tidwell on the next all-employee conference call. Trassie serves in our Deposit Operations department at the main bank in Henderson. Some of the things Trassie’s nominator said were, “Trassie always goes the mile. Even when her husband had his accident, you might find her here at 6:00 in the morning doing her work…”, ”very instrumental…”, “She works hard to protect the bank from losses due to debit card fraud…”, “always willing to take on additional jobs…”.
WAY TO GO TRASSIE!
Corsicana’s College Park branch is having a BLUE OUT today for the big game tonight (Sept. 20th) against the Waxahachie Indians. The game will be televised on KTXN Channel 21 out of Dallas. Dan Owen, branch manager said, “Just wanted to let you guys see what the AWESOME team at College Park did this week (today) for the big televised game tonight. It’s Blue Out in Corsicana today and I want to commend/recognize my group at College Park for an outstanding job they did. Still think I have one of the best teams in the bank.” GO TIGERS!!!