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Recognition - Excellence and Innovation BKD Award Presented by CBAI

Excellence and Innovation BKD Award Presented by CBAI

The Excellence and Innovation BKD Award Presented by CBAI spotlights exemplary community banks and is sponsored by BKD LLP. An independent panel of judges selects a bank to honor at the CBAI Annual Convention. Click here to learn more. To download and complete the BKD BKDPhysicalAward2014Nomination Form, click here.

The Excellence and Innovation BKD Award Presented by CBAI for Excellence Winners

2017 
Marquette Bank, Chicago - Affordable Housing Foundation
Honorable Mention: Resource Bank, N.A., DeKalb - Centennial Service Award

2016 
First Robinson Savings Bank won for its "Young Professionals Club Outreach" program. 

2015 
Teutoplis State Bank - "Bloom and Grow"

2014 
Galena State Bank - Superstar Club and Teen Banking Club
Honorable Mention: Herrin Security Bank & Bank of Herrin - First Tiger Trust

2013 
Legence Bank, Eldorado - Legence Bank University
Honorable Mention: Galena State Bank - Pink Ribbon Debit Card

2012
Peoples' Bank of Kankakee County, Bourbonnais - Peoples Bank MoneyIsland® Pilot Program
Honorable Mentions: Community Trust Bank, Irvington - Community Trust Bank's Soldier of the Month
Midwest Bank of Western Illinois, Monmouth - Downtown Monmouth

2011
Teutopolis State Bank — Stronger Community: Mission Possible

2010
Allied First Bank, Oswego — CrossTown

2009
Devon Bank, Chicago — Chicago’s Green Bank

2008
First National Bank of Dieterich — Hometown Heroes Book Project

2007
Apple River State Bank — Stagecoach Event Center/Fire Department

2006
Country Bank, Aledo — Community Band Shell Project

2005
The Bradford National Bank, Greenville — Art in Education

2004
The Bank of Marion — Jobs for Community Growth
Honorable Mention: Devon Bank, Chicago — Islamic Financing Program

2003
Bank of Springfield — A program that trained 50 employees in rescue breathing, CPR, and the Heimlich maneuver. The bank also placed defibrillators in each of the bank’ss locations.

2002
Castle Bank, N.A., DeKalb — Castle Bank Challenge

2001
Alpha Community Bank, Toluca (Washburn branch) — Community Grocery Store Project

2000
The Bradford National Bank, Greenville — Bradford Community Building Project
Honorable Mention: First National Bank of Dieterich — EJ Water District Project

1999
Two categories awarded: Community Involvement
First National Bank of Dieterich — Church/Bank Community Program
Honorable Mention: Carlinville National Bank — Carlinville Education & Financial Business Partnership Most Innovative Product or Service
Durand State Bank — Wedding Registry Account
Honorable Mention: Exchange State Bank, Lanark — Leasing and Non-bank Financial Products