Community & News

  • Milbank Participates in Farley Fest


    GWB Milbank, SD branch employees participated in the annual Farley Fest parade on Saturday, June 27, 2015. From judging Q-Fest to manning the concert ticket booth, GWB branch employees also volunteered throughout the weekend. Farley Fest spotlights the community and draws a large crowd with variety of fun activities and events.

  • Holdrege Hosts Face Painting


    The Holdrege, NE branch hosted a free face painting event during the Swedish Days Street Fair on June 20, 2015. The event was well attended with branch employees painting over 100 faces.

  • Lincoln Relay For Life


    On Saturday, June 27, 2015 GWB’s Lincoln, NE branch employees participated in Relay For Life.  The team raised just over $1,000 by supporting jeans day fundraisers and selling "footsteps," along with personal donations.

  • Longmont Relay For Life


    On June 12, 2015, Longmont, CO Main branch employees participated in the Longmont Relay For Life event. Walkers gathered donations and walked throughout the evening from 6 p.m. until 8 a.m. the following morning. The Great Western Bank team, "GWB Gunners," raised over $1,200 for the American Cancer Society.

  • McCook Supports Food Pantry


    On June 26, 2015, McCook, NE branch employees donated funds to the McCook Food Pantry. Funds were raised by GWB employees during the month of June. The Pantry serves those within a 70 mile radius of Red Willow County and is open to anyone in need of food items.

  • North Platte Nebraskaland Days


    Great Western Bank's North Platte, NE branch received 1st place in the Nebraskaland Days Sunrise Rotary Club’s Sandhills Chili Competition. 

  • Omaha Branches Help Junior Achievement


    On May 29, 2015, Great Western Bank employees from all Omaha branches volunteered at the Junior Achievement of the Midlands’ Bowl-a-Thon. This annual community event had exceptional attendance this year with 20 teams and over 100 bowlers.