At the beginning of the 2013-2014 school year, Branson Bank distributed Character Education Calendar Contest entry forms to area middle school students at the following schools: Branson, Forsyth, Hollister, Kirbyville, Taneyville, and Bradleyville. The contest asked students their thoughts regarding the 12 character words displayed by the First PLACE! Character Education Program.
As you might know from national news reports, Target had a potential breach of the data from Debit and Credit Cards used at all of their stores nationwide from 11/27/2013 until 12/15/2013.
We have had some reports, as have other area banks, that fraudsters are making Phishing Phone Calls at random during this busy shopping season saying your account is locked and attempting to get folks to give them specific account and or debit card number information.
Bundle up the kiddos and bring them out to Branson Bank's Annual "Cookies and Milk with Santa." Santa will be visiting both Branson and Forsyth this year! The first 100 children at each event will receive Branson Bank's warm chocolate chip cookies and milk, hear Santa read a Christmas story, and sit on Santa's lap.
On Friday, October 4th, the staff and management of Branson Bank, along with the family of Joe Smith, dedicated the lobby of the Forsyth Branson Bank location in honor and in memory of Joanne Smith, with over 70 in attendance. Joanne was employed with the bank since 2007, where she helped build what is now the Forsyth Branson Bank location, until her passing in July of this year.
A Fall Cattlemen’s Tour is scheduled near Taneyville on October 8th., according to Tim Schnakenberg, an agronomy specialist with University of Missouri Extension.
Ongoing Debit Card Fraud Attempt Via Telephone And Text Message