were conducted in tandem with these local celebrations. “Bloom and Grow” planted the seeds for growth, and achieved it.
Judges for the award included: Timothy Gover, retired Professor of Finance, Eastern Illinois University; Michael Boer, Warren-Boynton State Bank, Springfield branch (retired); David Nosbisch, Durand State Bank; Monica Dyson, Bank of Springfield; William Wubben, Apple River State Bank; David Loundy, Devon Bank, Chicago; Chuck Deters, The First National Bank of Dieterich; Marsha Johnston, Legence Bank, Eldorado; Frank Joy, Bradford National Bank, Greenville, and Pam Dunbar, Galena State Bank & Trust..
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