Lobby Closing/Access

  The health and well-being of our customers, employees and communities are our top priorities.  Because of Coronavirus Covid-19 health threat, we are limiting face to face contact in our lobbies by closing them to the public except for by appointment.  All other banking services are available.    FIRST FARMERS STATE BANK IS OPEN FOR…

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Scholarship Opportunity!!

APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN! First Farmers State Bank is proud to promote the Community Bankers Association of Illinois (CBAI) Foundation’s Annual Essay Scholarship Contest!  The contest increases awareness of locally owned banks and their contributions to their communities. Any high school senior intending to pursue higher education is encouraged to apply. An information and application packet…

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Introducing New Hours

Please note that effective June 1st, 2020 all First Farmers State Bank locations will have new lobby and drive up hours. Minier LOBBY Monday-Thursday:  9:00am – 4:00pm Friday:  9:00am – 5:00pm Saturday:  9:00am- Noon DRIVE-UP Monday-Friday: 8:00am – 5:00pm Saturday: 8:00am – Noon Delavan LOBBY Monday-Thursday: 9:00am – 4:00pm Friday: 9:00am – 5:00pm Saturday: 9:00am…

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Sign Up Today to Attend a Winter Ag Meeting

All local producers are invited to join us for a First Farmers Annual Winter Ag Meeting BLOOMINGTON:  FEBRUARY 14 Parke Regency Hotel and Conference Center 1413 Leslie Dr. (Next door to FFSB) 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. MINIER: FEBRUARY 21 St. John’s United Church of Christ 302 N. Maple Ave. 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m….

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“Pass it On” at the Holidays

“Pass it On” at the holidays November 19, 2019 by Lisa Weintraub Schifferle Attorney, FTC, Division of Consumer & Business Education Holidays often mean time with family and friends. If you’re looking for conversation starters that avoid tricky topics – like who should’ve won the World Series – why not chat about scams? Pass it…

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SIM Swap Scams: How to Protect Yourself

October 23, 2019 by Alvaro Puig, Consumer Education Specialist, FTC If your cell phone is your go-to device for checking your email, paying your bills, or posting to social media, you’re not alone. So imagine that your cell phone suddenly stops working: no data, no text messages, no phone calls. Then picture getting an unexpected…

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Filthy Rich? How About Dirty Money?!

Dirty Money: New Research Reveals the Filthiness of Our Cash, Cards, & Coins Using a scientific device that tests for the amount of germs on a given surface, the team at LendEDU tested our debit & credit cards, cash, and coins to put some hard data behind just how dirty our money really is. Read…

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We Have a Winner!

First Farmers State Bank is very pleased to announce that Olympia High School senior Hannah Birkey has been named the second-place winner for Group 7 of Community Bankers Association of Illinois; First Farmers sponsored Birkey for the contest. She has been awarded a one-time $500 monetary prize to be used for higher education beginning next…

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