Watch Out for COVID Fraud!

COVID-19 is creating an opportunity for many forms of fraud. Over the past year fraud has popped up impacting unemployment insurance, home loans, and many other financial items in your life. First Farmers State Bank is committed to helping our customers protect themselves in many ways. We do not sell your information If you receive…

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2020 Special Holiday Hours

Special Holiday Hours for December and January are as follows: Thursday December 24- Lobby and Drive Up open until Noon Friday December 25- Closed Saturday December 26- Closed   Thursday December 31- Lobby and Drive Up open until 5:00 PM Friday January 1- Closed Saturday January 2- Closed   Please note all COVID 19 lobby…

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First Farmers State Bank to Merge with Bank of Pontiac

Contacts: Bank of Pontiac:                     Bill Kauffman, President and Chief Executive Officer – 815-844-6155 First Farmers State Bank:   Brian Schroeder, President and Chief Executive Officer – 309-392-2623 December 1, 2020 –Bank of Pontiac, headquartered in Pontiac, Illinois, and First Farmers State Bank, headquartered in Minier, Illinois, announced…

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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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