Quitman Branch

Community

Recent Events by First State Bank Employees in the Community

United Way

United Way

First State Bank was a 2020 Campaign Pacesetter Company and received the 2020 Campaign Crystal Award for their 2020 United Way campaign. Rhonda Gilbert, Executive Director for the United Way of the Pinebelt, presented the awards to Mark Waller and Lowell Howell.

Samaritans Closet and Pantry

Samaritans Closet and Pantry

Mark Waller presented a donation to Samaritans Closet and Pantry.

Christian Food Mission

Christian Food Mission

Mitch Bryant, Vice President with First State Bank, recently presented our annual donation to Christian Food Mission to Robert Smith.

Toys for Bo

Toys for Bo

FSB participated in a Christmas toy drive for Toys for Bo.

Get Smart About Credit - WA

Get Smart About Credit - WA

FSB prepared digital presentations for classes at Wayne Academy for Get Smart about Credit Day. The program sponsored by the American Bankers Association Foundation is a national campaign of volunteer bankers who work with students and young adults to raise awareness about the importance of personal finance skills.

Get Smart About Credit - Clara

Get Smart About Credit - Clara
Get Smart About Credit - Clara 2

FSB prepared digital presentations for classes at Clara School for Get Smart about Credit Day. The program sponsored by the American Bankers Association Foundation is a national campaign of volunteer bankers who work with students and young adults to raise awareness about the importance of personal finance skills.

Wayne General Hospital

Wayne General Hospital

First State Bank donated 10 mammograms to Wayne General Hospital in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The first 10 women who make an appointment will receive their mammogram free of charge.

South Jones High School

South Jones High School

First State Bank in Ellisville helped with the purchase of buzzers for the South Jones Quiz Bowl teams.

Wayne Academy Donation

Wayne Academy Donation

Allen Hodo, Executive Vice President/Chief Financial Officer & Cashier with First State Bank, recently presented Charles Hoots, Headmaster at Wayne Academy, with a donation from FSB. This donation was made possible by the Children's Promise Act of Mississippi.

South Jones Elementary

South Jones Elementary

FSB in Ellisville provided breakfast for the staff at South Jones Elementary.

FSB Scholarship - GCHS

FSB Scholarship - GCHS

Paul Walters presented a First State Bank scholarship to Bradley Snyder. Bradley was the top senior math student at Greene County High School. Congratulations Bradley!

FSB Scholarship - WCHS

FSB Scholarship - WCHS

Mark Waller presented a First State Bank scholarship to Stevonta Mayfield. He was the top senior math student at Wayne County High School. Congratulations Stevonta!

FSB Scholarship - WA

FSB Scholarship - WA

Mark Waller presented a First State Bank scholarship to Parker Odom. She was the top senior math student at Wayne Academy. Congratulations Parker!

Rush Pain Treatment Clinic

Rush Pain Treatment Clinic

First State Bank delivered lunch to Rush Pain Treatment Clinic at Rush Health Systems in Meridian. Lunch was the famous Cheeseburger Pasta from the Deli on 5th.

Wayne General Hospital

Wayne General Hospital

First State Bank donated goodies to the night shift at Wayne General Hospital.

Rock Your Socks

Rock Your Socks

Rock your Socks for World Down Syndrome Day! Tomorrow, March 21, is World Down Syndrome Day. FSB partnered with Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC to raise funds to support the Abbie Rogers Civitan Camp. This camp, based in South Mississippi for over 50 years, annually hosts around 250 children and adults with disabilities.

South Jones Elementary

South Jones Elementary
South Jones Elementary 2

Laura Rigdon spoke about saving money to 145 kindergarten students at South Jones Elementary.

Quitman Junior High

Quitman Junior High

Heather Owen and Frank Jadzinski represented First State Bank at Quitman Junior High School's Career Day.

Beat Four School

Beat Four School

Amy Davis and Emily Cooley spoke to 3rd graders at Beat Four Elementary School about saving money and keeping their money safe.

Wayne Academy

Wayne Academy

Emily Cooley spoke to the 2nd graders at Wayne Academy in Amy Smith's class about saving money.

The Teepee Childcare Center

The Teepee Childcare Center

Jessi Parker recently spoke about saving to the preschool classes as The Teepee Childcare Center in Ellisville.

FBELC Mardi Gras

FBELC Mardi Gras

First State Bank donated moonpies to First Baptist Early Learning Center for their Mardi Gras parade.

Mississippi Arbor Day

Mississippi Arbor Day

To celebrate Mississippi’s Arbor Day, First State Bank teamed up with the Wayne County School’s Future Farmers of America and replaced the trees at the gazebo on Station Street in Waynesboro.

Wayne Central School

Wayne Central School

Connie Grimes, Emily Cooley and Heather Owen spoke about banking to 8th grade students at Wayne Central School’s Career Day.

Waynesboro Christmas Parade

Waynesboro Christmas Parade

First State Bank participated in the Waynesboro Christmas Parade.

Salvation Army

Salvation Army

The ladies from our Lucedale location helped ring the bell for the Salvation Army.

Clara School

Clara School

Clara School kindergartners visited the bank as part of their community helpers field trip. Shannon Phillips spoke to them about how bankers are community helpers.

Beat Four School

Beat Four School

Debra Foxworth and Emily Cooley helped judge the reading fair at Beat Four School.

Ellisville Treats in the Streets

Ellisville Treats in the Streets

Our Ellisville location participated in Ellisville's Treats in the Streets.

Buckatunna School

Buckatunna School

Buckatunna Elementary School first graders visited the bank. Emily Cooley spoke to them about saving.

West Jones

West Jones

Employees from our Laurel and Ellisville locations helped out in the concession stand at a West Jones football game.

Wayne Academy

Wayne Academy

Emily Cooley visited with the seniors at Wayne Academy for a lesson on budgeting and credit basics

George County Little League Basketball

George County Little League Basketball

Employees from our Lucedale location recently volunteered in the concession stand at a George County Little League basketball game.

Wayne Central School

Wayne Central School

Stephanie Howard, Emily Cooley and Heather Owen helped judge at the Wayne Central Science Fair.

Quitman High School

Quitman High School

Frank Jadzinski spoke about credit to seniors at Quitman High School for Get Smart About Credit Day

Wayne County High School

Wayne County High School
Wayne County High School 2

Emily Cooley spoke with Mrs. Walley's senior classes about the value of opening a checking account, creating a savings account, and establishing good credit as part of the ABA's Get Smart About Credit program.

South Jones High School

South Jones High School

Employees from our Laurel and Ellisville locations volunteered in the concession stand at a South Jones High School football game.

UW Kickoff 2019

UW Kickoff 2019

Several First State Bank employees from Wayne and Jones County attended the United Way of the Pinebelt Kickoff Breakfast.

Women in Business Forum 2019

Women in Business Forum 2019

First State Bank employees attended the Jones County Chamber of Commerce Women in Business Forum.

Clara School

Clara School

Emily Cooley spoke about saving to second graders at Clara School as part of the American Bankers Association’s "Teach Children to Save" campaign.

Clara School

Clara School

Emily Cooley and Hayley Stewart spoke about saving to fourth graders at Clara School as part of the American Bankers Association’s "Teach Children to Save" campaign.

Jones County Relay for Life

Jones County Relay for Life

FSB in Ellisville hosted a Mugshots hamburger fundraiser for Jones County Relay for Life.

Wayne County Career and Technical Education Center

Wayne County Career and Technical Education Center

Heather Owen and Amy Davis represented First State Bank at the Wayne County Career & Technical Center's Career Day.

Trucks-N-Such

Trucks-N-Such

Hayley Stewart, Shannon Phillips, Glenda Burke and Brooke McCarty handed out popcorn and specialty items at the Wayne County Extension Office’s “Trucks-N-Such” event on March 12.

FBC ELC Mardi Gras

FBC ELC Mardi Gras

First State Bank donated moon pies to the First Baptist Church Early Learning Center for their Mardi Gras celebration held on Fat Tuesday.

Pine View Mardi Gras Celebration

Pine View Mardi Gras Celebration

First State Bank donated moon pies to Pine View Heath and Rehabilitation Center for their Annual Mardi Gras celebration.

Buckatunna Elementary School

Buckatunna Elementary School

Emily Cooley spoke about saving to second graders at Buckatunna Elementary School.

Read Across America

Read Across America

Heather Owen read a book to a class at Wayne Central School for National Read Across America Day.

Clara School

Clara School

Stephanie Beard and Terri Brown volunteered as judges at the Clara School Reading Fair.

Buckatunna Elementary School

Buckatunna Elementary School

Buckatunna's 1st grade students stopped by the Main Office for a lesson on saving.

Buckatunna Preschool

Buckatunna Preschool

Emily Cooley spoke to the preschool students at Buckatunna Elementary about bankers being Community Helpers.

Wayne County High School

Wayne County High School

Sha Loper and Emily Cooley represented FSB at the Wayne County High School College and Career Fair.

Wayne County High School

Wayne County High School

Emily Cooley spoke to two classes of seniors at Wayne County High School as part of the ABA's "Get Smart About Credit" campaign.

Lauderdale County Career Fair

Lauderdale County Career Fair
Lauderdale County Career Fair 2

Stephanie Beard, Heather Owen, Sid Wilkinson and Craig Espey represented FSB at the Lauderdale County Career Fair held at Meridian Community College.

Jones County Heart Walk

Jones County Heart Walk

Laurel employees participated in the 2018 Jones County Heart Walk. Prior to the event, they raised money by having bake sales.

Clara Elementary School

Clara Elementary School

Clara Elementary School first grade classes visited the bank to learn about saving.

South Jones High School

South Jones High School

Employees from Laurel and Ellisville volunteered to work in the South Jones High School concession stand at a football game.

Wounded Warrior

Wounded Warrior

FSB employees purchased red t-shirts to wear on Fridays during June, July and August in support of local troops deployed. All net funds raised were donated to the Wounded Warrior Project.

Wayne County Sportsplex Donation

Wayne County Sportsplex Donation

FSB made a donation to the Wayne County Sportsplex.

Downtown Ellisville Movie Night

Downtown Ellisville Movie Night

FSB sponsored June's Downtown Ellisville Movie Night.

Fire Department Donation

Fire Department Donation

FSB made a donation to the Wayne County Volunteer Fire Department.

Wayne County Relay for Life

Wayne County Relay for Life

FSB participated in Wayne County Relay for Life.

Red Nose Day

Red Nose Day

FSB participated in Red Nose Day to help raise money to end child poverty.

WCHS Graduation Reception

WCHS Graduation Reception

First State Bank hosted a reception for school board members and other dignitaries before the Wayne County High School Graduation.

Blood Drive

Blood Drive

FSB hosted a blood drive in May.

Laurel Rotary Club Magnolia Street Derby

Laurel Rotary Club Magnolia Street Derby

Laurel employee, Elaine Hill, sang the National Anthem at the Magnolia Street Derby.

Clarke County Standing Together Against Cancer

Clarke County Standing Together Against Cancer

FSB participated in Clarke County Standing Together Against Cancer.

Lauderdale County Relay for Life

Lauderdale County Relay for Life

FSB participated in Lauderdale County Relay for Life.

Quitman Elementary School

Quitman Elementary School
Quitman Elementary School 2

Frank Jadzinski, Nancy Chandler and Emily Cooley spoke about saving to 2nd graders at Quitman Elementary School as part of the ABA's Teach Children to Save campaign.

Jones County Relay for Life

Jones County Relay for Life

FSB participated in Jones County Relay for Life.

Laurel Christian School

Laurel Christian School
Laurel Christian School 2

Laura Rigdon spoke about saving to kindergarten students at Laurel Christian School as part of the American Bankers Association’s "Teach Children to Save" campaign.

Buckatunna Elementary School

Buckatunna Elementary School

Heather Owen and Candy Pitts spoke about saving to third grade students at Buckatunna Elementary School as part of the American Bankers Association’s "Teach Children to Save" campaign.

Special Olympics

Special Olympics

FSB employees volunteered at the Piney Woods Region Special Olympics Spring Games.

Buckatunna Elementary School

Buckatunna Elementary School

Emily Cooley and Amy Davis spoke about saving to second graders at Buckatunna Elementary School as part of the American Bankers Association’s "Teach Children to Save" campaign.

Wayne County Career and Technical Education Center

Wayne County Career and Technical Education Center

Amy Davis and Heather Owen represented FSB at the Wayne County Career and Technical Education Center’s Career Fair.

Jones County RFL Fundraiser

Jones County RFL Fundraiser

FSB in Ellisville hosted a Mugshots hamburger fundraiser for Jones County Relay for Life.

South Jones Elementary School

South Jones Elementary School
South Jones Elementary School 2
South Jones Elementary School 3

Laura Rigdon spoke about saving to 158 kindergarten students at South Jones as part of the American Bankers Association’s "Teach Children to Save" campaign.

Trucks-N-Such

Trucks-N-Such

Hayley Stewart, Shannon Phillips and Emily Cooley handed out specialty items at the Wayne County Extension Office’s “Trucks-N-Such” event on March 15.

Quitman Junior High

Quitman Junior High

Frank Jadzinski and Heather Owen represented First State Bank today at Quitman Junior High's Career Fair on March 9.

Read Across America

Read Across America

Heather Owen read a book to a class at Wayne Central School for National Read Across America Day On March 2

Buckatunna Elementary School

Buckatunna Elementary School

Emily Cooley spoke to the 3rd grade STRETCH students at Buckatunna Elementary about careers in banking on February 28.

Northeast High School

Northeast High School
Northeast High School 2
Northeast High School 3

Craig Espey spoke about budgeting to 9th graders at Northeast High School as part of the MBA's Banker in Every Classroom.

WCHS Career Fair

WCHS Career Fair

Amy Davis, Heather Owen, and Brittany Clark represented FSB at the Wayne County High School Career Fair on October 10.

Money Management Seminar

Money Management Seminar

First State Bank helped sponsor a Money Management Seminar in Waynesboro.

Waynesboro Animal Rescue

Waynesboro Animal Rescue

First State Bank employees in Waynesboro donated items to WAR- Waynesboro Animal Rescue!

Wayne County High School

Wayne County High School

First State Bank hosted a reception for school board members and other dignitaries before the Wayne County High School Graduation.

Waynesboro Middle School

Waynesboro Middle School

Heather Owen and Christol Cherry spoke to two classes of 8th graders at WMS about careers in banking.