Here are the Blogs in the Sponsorships/Community
Friday, 28 September 2018
First Freedom was a sponsor for the 30th Annual Upper Cumberland Quilt Festival this year. This event has grown substantially over the years and showcases over 600 quilts. This event always draws a large attendance from Putnam and surrounding counties, as well as out-of-state visitors.
The festival ...Read More...
Posted on 09/28/2018 10:00 AM by Sarah Poss
Friday, 21 September 2018
First Freedom was a sponsor for Sycamore Elementary shirts which will be worn by the students on spirit days, school events, and field trips. Thanks to local sponsors each student received a school shirt completely free.
Pictured is Ladell Medley, Vice President and Cookeville-Algood Office Manager, ...Read More...
Posted on 09/21/2018 10:13 AM by Sarah Poss
Thursday, 23 August 2018
First Freedom Bank, in partnership with CRA Partners, funded the Senior Crimestoppers Program at Mount Juliet Health Care Center in Mt. Juliet, Quality Center for Rehabilitation & Healing in Lebanon, and Signature HealthCare of Putnam County in Cookeville. Each location was presented with a Charter ...Read More...
Posted on 08/23/2018 11:05 AM by Sarah Poss
Monday, 20 August 2018
Kenny Beavers, Senior Vice President and Director of Retail Banking, and Keleigh Carnes, Providence FSR Manager, attended Del Webb’s Trade Partner Appreciation Reception on Thursday, August 9th.
First Freedom has participated in the Del Webb Trade Partners Program since 2013.
Pictured from ...Read More...
Posted on 08/20/2018 2:54 PM by Sarah Poss
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