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Starion Bank presented five different North Dakota charities with a $250 donation as part of the bank’s 2018 Kindness Cash project.

For Kindness Cash, Starion employees go out in their communities and place wallets with $20 in cash for people to find and pay forward. Starion has branches in Bismarck-Mandan, Bottineau, Dunseith, Ellendale, Fargo, Oakes and Rolla, and a total of 560 wallets were set out.

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First International Bank & Trust (FIB&T) is proud to announce the winners of their Fourth Annual Live First Community Giving Campaign. There were 73 community organizations that applied for the grant that attracted over 25,000 votes on Social Media.

 

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The following community groups have been selected as recipients for the 2018 Live First Community Grants!

$5,000 Award – Hope Blooms, Fargo, ND
You matter. These two tiny words hold a special meaning in our heart because they are the inspiration behind the inception of Hope Blooms. They exemplify belonging and inclusion and illustrate a person's fundamental value as a human being. Hope Blooms directly invests in the local community by spreading joy through flower bouquet donations to our community’s most vulnerable individuals who need the most in our community.

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Elliott Hayen, a senior at Sargent Central High School, was awarded the Starion Bank FFA scholarship at the FFA banquet on April 15. Anthony Bruhn, Starion business banking officer in Oakes, presented the award.

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The state-owned Bank of North Dakota recorded its 14th consecutive year of record profits in 2017, with $145.3 million in net earnings, the Bank reported today in its annual report to the state Industrial Commission.

Total assets decreased slightly from $7.3 billion in 2016 to $7.0 billion. BND ended the year with capital of $825 million. The state’s return on its investment at the Bank was a healthy 17 percent.

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When Choice Financial found themselves with the opportunity to utilize additional funds due to the recent tax reform, the Board of Directors immediately thought “How can we reinvest these funds into what matters most: OUR PEOPLE!” After brainstorming a number of ideas, they knew they wanted to both support Choice’s core values of encouraging innovation and bettering the places we live by enhancing their employee’s everyday efforts and demonstration of their #PeopleFirst values.

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