Event Ideas

Tips for Celebrating Community Banking Month

Host an Open House

  • Contact your local Chamber of Commerce to let them know about Community Banking Month and ask to hold a Business After Hours event.
  • Call your local legislators and invite them to have lunch at your bank (with your directors!). Need help? Contact Allison Coccia, PACB Director of Government Relations.
  • A new branch is certainly cause for celebration! Invite your customers to join at your new location.
  • Offer to give bank tours to your local elementary school kids. Everyone loves a field trip!

Decorate your Bank

  • Do something special to decorate for Community Banking Month – your employees will surely have ideas!
  • Ask the local schools to have their students draw pictures of the bank and display them.

Get your Customers Involved

  • Organize a blood drive, canned food collection, or even a cell phone collection.
  • Host a cookout in your parking lot to show your customers you care about the community.
  • Celebrating a milestone this year? Tie that into your Community Banking Month activities!

Appreciate your Customers with FREE Stuff

  • Raffle gift baskets off to your customers.
  • Reward your customers with special discounts on new products and services during Community Banking Month!