First Financial Bank began a Blue Jean Day campaign for the United Way of Union County in 2014 raising over $36,000 to date. Employees pay $5.00 each Friday to wear jeans to work. In 2019, they raised $3,690.
Lee McDill of Decatur, Mississippi recently joined First Financial Bank's Poultry Lending Division as a Loan Officer.
First Financial Bank will once again recognize the important work being done by nonprofit organizations in our community. The 12th Annual FFB Nonprofit Excellence Award will be presented during the Chamber of Commerce's annual meeting on April 15th at the First Financial Bank Music Hall. First Financial Bank has awarded $82,000 to twenty-three different organizations since the award's inception in 2009.
First Financial Bank of Carthage recently awarded two scholarships totaling $1,500 per year to two poultry science seniors at Mississippi State University. A committee of educators chose the recipients and the funding was provided through the Mississippi Poultry Foundation.
(El Dorado, AR) - November 1st was the closing date for the acquisition of First National Bank of Wynne and its seven locations by First Financial Bank of El Dorado, first announced in July 2019. First National Bank of Wynne has assets of $340 million, 80 employees and locations in Cherry Valley, Forrest City, Harrisburg, McCrory, and Wynne. Additionally, First Financial recently announced the appointment of Sean Williams, former CEO of FNBW, to their Board of Directors.