Here are the Blogs in the Sponsorships/Community
Thursday, 16 August 2018
Donna Watson, Administrative Assistant, Shelia Ferrell, First Vice President and Managerial Lender, and Kelly Ferrell, Senior Personal Banker and Team Leader (pictured left to right), participated in the third annual Wyatt’s Walk and Run on August 11th at Charlie Daniels Park. Wyatt’s Walk and Run was ...Read More...
Posted on 08/16/2018 8:08 AM by Sarah Poss
Thursday, 9 August 2018
First Freedom Bank has become an investor in the Highlands Economic Partnership of Tennessee. The Highlands Economic Partnership was launched in 2006 by the Cookeville-Putnam County Chamber of Commerce as an initiative to enhance economic and community development in Jackson, Overton, Putnam and White ...Read More...
Posted on 08/09/2018 7:56 AM by Sarah Poss
Thursday, 26 July 2018
First Freedom sponsored a hospitality tent at hole #10 and had a team participate at the annual Dr. Carey Harbrecht Memorial Scramble on Monday, July 16th, at Five Oaks Country Clube. Benefits of the fundraiser go to Lebanon/Wilson County Chamber of Commerce.
Pictured from left to right is John Bradshaw, ...Read More...
Posted on 07/26/2018 8:08 AM by Sarah Poss
Thursday, 5 July 2018
First Freedom sponsored a table at the 40th Anniversary Celebration Gala and Fundraiser for the Mt. Juliet Senior Activity Center. The theme was “Bridging the Generations” and featured the Mt. Juliet High School Theater Department. Over $16,000 was raised that night and all proceeds will benefit the ...Read More...
Posted on 07/05/2018 1:18 PM by Sarah Poss
Wednesday, 27 June 2018
On June 15th, several First Freedom officers attended Wilson County CASA’s 30th Anniversary celebration at the Capitol Theatre in Lebanon. Linda Shenk, one of the original organizers of Wilson County CASA, was honored at the event.
CASA provides trained volunteers who advocate in court for the stability ...Read More...
Posted on 06/27/2018 11:39 AM by Sarah Poss
Thursday, 10 May 2018
FFB hosted a booth at the semi-annual Bizapalooza, held on April 19th at the Leslie Town Center in Cookeville. This event is coordinated by the Cookeville-Putnam County Chamber of Commerce and provides a networking opportunity for local businesses.
Pictured from left to right is Gaile Paul, ...Read More...
Posted on 05/10/2018 2:48 PM by Sarah Poss
Thursday, 26 April 2018
First Freedom sponsored a table at the Wilson Books from Birth Imagination Dinner on April 12th at the Wilson County Exposition Center. The table’s theme was Olympic Team, Team USA.
Proceeds raised from the dinner benefit Wilson Books from Birth, a division of Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library in ...Read More...
Posted on 04/26/2018 11:19 AM by Sarah Poss
Monday, 23 April 2018
First Freedom attended the annual Future Farmers of America (FFA) Spaghetti Dinner, held on April 5th at the James E. Ward Ag Center in Lebanon. All proceeds from the dinner support the Lebanon FFA chapter.
FFA is an intracurricular student organization focused on agriculture and leadership.
Pictured ...Read More...
Posted on 04/23/2018 9:31 AM by Sarah Poss
Tuesday, 10 April 2018
Ladell Medley, Vice President and Cookeville-Algood Office Manager, attended Sycamore Elementary School’s “Guys with Ties” event on March 28th.
Guys with Ties is a new event coordinated by the school in order to introduce the second-grade boys to local male community leaders. The guests each spent ...Read More...
Posted on 04/10/2018 8:43 AM by Sarah Poss
Tuesday, 3 April 2018
Shelia Ferrell, First Vice President and Managerial Lender, worked on a Leadership Wilson team to develop a Public Service Announcement (PSA) for local students. The PSA specifically promotes the Crisis Text Line, a free 24/7 service that connects texters to trained and compassionate crisis counselors.
This ...Read More...
Posted on 04/03/2018 2:11 PM by Sarah Poss
Friday, 9 March 2018
First Freedom attended Del Webb’s annual Trade Partner’s Fair on March 8th. The Trade Partner’s Fair is an event coordinated by Del Webb to allow local businesses that are registered in their Trade Partner Program the opportunity to meet the residents.
Del Webb is a local community located at Lake ...Read More...
Posted on 03/09/2018 2:23 PM by Sarah Poss
Friday, 23 February 2018
First Freedom Bank officers attended the annual Cookeville-Putnam County Chamber awards banquet on February 13th.
Attendees pictured left to right: J.B. Owens, Executive Vice President and Director of Commercial Banking, John Bradshaw, President, COO and CLO, Sarah Poss, Personal Banker and Marketing ...Read More...
Posted on 02/23/2018 2:46 PM by Sarah Poss
Tuesday, 6 February 2018
First Freedom Bank is proud to sponsor Gainesboro’s local Junior Pro Basketball team for their 2018 season. Team members are all Jackson County residents and the games are held every Saturday at Gainesboro Elementary School.
Pictured is John Roland, team coach, accepting the sponsorship check from ...Read More...
Posted on 02/06/2018 8:09 AM by Sarah Poss
Monday, 4 December 2017
On Tuesday, November 14th, Ladell Medley, Vice President and Cookeville and Algood Office Manager, spoke at Sycamore Elementary School’s Vocational Day. Guests spoke to six classes about different careers and the importance of making good choices.
Medley’s theme was “Never Quit (School) – Sometimes ...Read More...
Posted on 12/04/2017 3:35 PM by Sarah Poss
Friday, 1 December 2017
On Tuesday, November 14th, several employees from the Lebanon office attended a fundraiser for Wilson County 4-H Livestock.
The 4-H Livestock Program teaches its members about livestock selection, production, health, and animal showing.
Pictured from left to right is Katie Shaffer, Lebanon ...Read More...
Posted on 12/01/2017 2:08 PM by Sarah Poss
Tuesday, 28 November 2017
First Freedom Bank organized a food drive in November in order to give back to the community for the holiday season. There was 829 pounds of food collected and donated to local organizations.
Pictured is staff with their decorated food collection boxes.
Posted on 11/28/2017 10:13 AM by Sarah Poss
Tuesday, 28 November 2017
Maliea Oakley, Senior Vice President and Director of Human Resources, and Jenny Etheridge, Main Office FSR, attended Leadership Wilson’s annual Dare to Dine fundraiser on Saturday, November 11th. Dare to Dine has been a tradition of Leadership Wilson since 2006 and has nearly 200 host homes. All the ...Read More...
Posted on 11/28/2017 9:55 AM by Sarah Poss
Wednesday, 22 November 2017
On Thursday, November 9th, Sycamore Elementary held The Great Shake, an event that is meant to boost fourth grader’s professional communication skills by having them interact with visitors from the community. The students introduced themselves to their guests and asked them several questions. In attendance ...Read More...
Posted on 11/22/2017 9:01 AM by Sarah Poss
Monday, 18 September 2017
First Freedom Bank sponsored a hospitality tent at the annual Mt. Juliet Chamber Golf Tournament on Friday, September 15th at the Windtree Golf Course. Funds raised through this tournament benefit the Mt. Juliet Chamber of Commerce.
Posted on 09/18/2017 9:33 AM by Sarah Poss
Wednesday, 19 July 2017
First Freedom sponsored a hospitality tent, hole #10, and a team at the annual Dr. Carey Harbrecht Memorial Scramble on Monday, July 18, 2017 at Five Oaks Country Club. This golf fundraiser is for the benefit of Lebanon Chamber of Commerce.
Posted on 07/19/2017 3:05 PM by Sarah Poss