Arvest Bank is celebrating its 20th anniversary in the Fort Smith region, and is inviting its customers and community members alike to join the festivities.
Anniversary celebrations will be held today (July 22) at all Alma, Fort Smith, Greenwood and Van Buren branches from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Cake and other refreshments will be served at each location.
As part of the celebration, members of the Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce will participate with Arvest associates in a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the branch located at 5000 Rogers Ave. in Fort Smith at 11 a.m. Past bank presidents and other associates will attend. Additionally, there will be a $25,020 check presentation to United Way of Fort Smith Area.
“We are proud and excited to celebrate 20 years of serving customers in and around Fort Smith,” said Roger Holroyd, president and CEO for Arvest in Fort Smith and the River Valley. “Our growth is a direct result of the people in this area putting their trust in us, as well as an incredible team of associates that works hard every day to meet those customers’ needs.
“In addition to celebrating the last 20 years, this is also a time to let everyone know we are more committed than ever to serving the needs of Fort Smith and the River Valley. Not only do we want to meet the financial needs of our communities, but we want to make them better through our corporate citizenship efforts. We are committed to making all of our communities better places to live, work and play.”