SALINA — Sunflower Bank is celebrating its 125th birthday with special events, gifts and by giving away $1,892 commemorating the year the bank was founded.
“In this day and age, this is a momentous milestone,” commented Mollie Carter, president and chief executive officer of Sunflower Bank. “Over 125 years, our bank has developed some very strong roots. It’s a great time to reflect on the people that have made this possible. We have a long history of dedicated colleagues committed to community banking and our customers. We are proud of our history of providing safety, stability, and opportunity. With these roots, we will continue to grow.”
The bank was originally founded as Farmers National on May 24, 1892. It opened its doors with $100,000 of capital, deposits of $101,096 and loans equaling $295. Today, Sunflower Bank has $1.9 billion in assets, deposits of $1.5 billion, and loans totaling $1.5 billion. Through the years and through many cycles, the bank has maintained its commitment to customers and a dedication to providing innovative financial solutions to enable it to grow, a philosophy that is captured by its mission of Bringing out the best in the lives we touch… Creating Possibility.
Sunflower Bank is proud of its accomplishments and appreciative of all the clients, partnerships and community relationships built through the years. To register for a chance to win the $1,892, visit any Sunflower Bank location now through May 19. The winner will be notified on May 24, exactly 125 years after the founding of the Bank.