First Farmers State Bank

4001 GE Road Bloomington, IL 61704 (309) 663-6200

301 Locust Street Delavan, IL 61734 (309) 244-9277

101 S. Main Avenue Minier, IL 61759 (309) 392-2623

P.O. Box 800 Minier, IL 61759


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(Posted Friday @ 12:25 PM )
New year, new outlook

New year, new outlook

Get ready for the 2016 crop season, and join us for one of our two remaining Ag Outlook Meetings!

Representatives from Diversified Crop Insurance Services will be featured speakers at each event and share their thoughts on the upcoming crop season.

First Farmers' ag specialists Matt AllenJoe Conroy and Brian Davis will be on hand to answer crop insurance or general banking questions pertaining to your particular farm operation.

Sign up for the event nearest you!


Harvest Cafe, 317 Locust St., Delavan


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(Posted January 28th 2016 @ 2:00 PM )

Get a look at the new
First Farmers State Bank EMV cards!

We recently began reissuing consumer and business EMV debit cards, and all current First Farmers debit cardholders will receive them over the next several months. Customers who apply for a card on an existing or new account will receive their EMV card within several days of application. These cards will feature the new EMV technology AND they will have a new look!

Left:  new debit card for CONSUMER accounts
Right:  new debit card for BUSINESS accounts

How EMV Chip Cards Work

New technology is coming

(Posted January 28th 2016 @ 12:30 PM )
Part-Time Teller Wanted!

We are looking to add a new member to the First Farmers family!

First Farmers State Bank is looking for a reliable, professional and friendly individual to fill our Part-time Teller position at our Bloomington branch location.


  • Assisting customers with transactions/safe deposit box entry
  • Answering phones, customers inquiries/concerns
  • Running and balancing all proof work, balancing the Branch
  • Opening or closing the Branch location
  • Others as required by Supervisor


  • Represent First Farmers in a positive, pleasant and
(Posted December 10th 2015 @ 5:50 PM )
Scholarship Opportunity!

The Community Bankers Association of Illinois (CBAI) Foundation recently announced its annual essay-writing scholarship contest. First Farmers State Bank is pleased to promote this opportunity. The contest increases awareness of locally owned banks and their contributions to their communities. Any high school senior who intends to pursue higher education is encouraged to apply.

To apply, download one of the information packets below. Select the packet for the First Farmers branch where you will drop off or mail your completed essay and application form (the

(Posted November 27th 2015 @ 11:30 AM )

Attention all ag producers!

Mark your calendars today for one of First Farmers Annual Ag Outlook Meetings...

February 5, 2016 at Avanti's Restaurant, Bloomington
February 12, 2016 at Harvest Cafe, Delavan
February 19, 2016 at St. John United Church of Christ, Minier

More details will be available in the next few weeks.

Questions? Contact ag specialists Matt Allen, Joe Conroy or Brian Davis.

(Posted November 27th 2015 @ 11:10 AM )
Join us at the Peoria Farm Show!

If you are going to be attending the Greater Peoria Farm Show December 1-3, we invite you to stop by and see us! 

First Farmers booth will be located in the Exhibit Hall of the Peoria Civic Center (booth #741), and our ag specialists Matt Allen, Joe Conroy and Brian Davis would love for you to stop and visit. While you're there, be sure to register* to win our grand prize... basketball tickets to see Illinois State play Bradley at Redbird Arena!

*You must register in person at the First Farmers booth at the Peoria Farm Show to be eligible to win.

(Posted November 23rd 2015 @ 11:20 AM )

Download the "special needs list" for Bloomington's adopt-a-family collection here!


(Posted October 15th 2015 @ 4:55 PM )
Changes Coming to Illinois Auto Renewals


Due to the lack of a state budget, the Secretary of State's office is suspending the mailing of vehicle registration renewal reminder notices. By suspending this service, which will save approximately $450,000 per month, the office will be able to prolong the ability to mail vehicle registration renewal stickers, titles and license plates to vehicle owners for a few months longer before the postage account is depleted.

Vehicle owners are encouraged to be mindful of their vehicle registration status.

(Posted October 13th 2015 @ 3:10 PM )
Hazardous Waste Collection This Saturday

Got old cans of oil paint sitting in your garage? How about CFL bulbs, lawn chemicals or old gasoline?

McLean County residents will have the opportunity to safely dispose of specified household hazardous waste (HHW) materials this Saturday. Sorry, no business or commercially generated waste will be accepted at this event. 

The event is organized by the Ecology Action Center in Bloomington. Details are as follows:

DATE:  Saturday, October 17
TIME:  8am to 2pm
LOCATION:  Mitsubishi Motors parking lot

(Posted October 5th 2015 @ 10:25 AM )

October 4-10 is National 4-H Week

First Farmers is a proud supporter of 4-H in both Tazewell and McLean Counties, and several of our employees are "4-H Alumni" with some fond memories of their time spent in it...

  • Tammy Adair (Delavan) was in 4-H for one year in Tazewell County. She says, "I loved the cooking projects" and remembers winning a ribbon for her brownies.
  • Matt Allen (Delavan) was a ten-year member of the Delavan Aces club (Tazewell County). His favorite project was showing swine. Says Matt, "My first year showing pigs at the Tazewell County 4-H Fair,

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