Community & News

  • GWB WomenConnect Committee Sponsors Festival of Trees


    On November 23, members of the Iowa WomenConnect committee decorated a Christmas tree for the Festival of Trees and Lights in Des Moines, IA. The committee sponsored the event this year and will donate the tree to the Festival who will deliver the tree to someone in need. The Festival of Trees and Lights is a five-day public event that is the main fundraiser for Blank Children's Hospital.  It took place Wednesday, November 25 - Sunday, November 29 at the Veteran's Memorial Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center.

  • USDA Rural Development Recognizes Great Western Bank in Nebraska


    Great Western Bank was distinguished as one of the $2 Million Club Lenders by the USDA Rural Development for its Guaranteed Rural Housing (GRH) loan program in Nebraska for Fiscal Year 2015. They were recognized by Rural Development with a plaque acknowledging their activity in the GRH group.

  • Grant City Worth Treatin'


    The GWB Grant City, MO branch participated in the annual Worth Treatin' event where kids trick or treat in the park. In the GWB booth kids signed a poster for which each signature $1.00 is donated to the Mission Possible food pantry. The total funds raised were $209, which will be doubled by Second Harvest.

  • Lincoln USDA Rural Development


    On October 27 GWB's Lincoln market was recognized by USDA Rural Development Nebraska State Director, Maxine Moul, as a $2 Million Club Lender for Fiscal Year 2015 USDA Rural Development's Guaranteed Rural Housing (GRH) loan program. Great Western Bank delivered nearly $2.3 million in home loans to allow 26 rural Nebraska Families to "build a better future together." Moul said, "I wish to thank Great Western Bank for their dedication in using the program."

  • Lincoln Cotner branch Banking For a Cure


    Sunday, October 25 was a beautiful day to Make Strides for Breast Cancer. The GWB Banking For a Cure team raised over $1000 by having fundraisers like jeans day, a bake sale, a soup lunch, a Wall of Hope, and personal donations.

  • Spearfish BHSU Homecoming


    Black Hills State University celebrated their homecoming on October 19. The GWB Spearfish, SD branch participated in the homecoming parade giving out candy and key chains.

  • McCook Heritage Days


    On September 26 the McCook, NE community celebrated their annual Heritage Days festivities. Great Western Bank participated in the Heritage Days Parade, entering at 2015 Dodge Challenger Scat Pack.