Here are the Blogs in the Community
Monday, 21 September 2020
First Freedom sponsored a hospitality tent and had a team participate at the annual Dr. Carey Harbrecht Memorial Scramble on Monday, September 14th, at Five Oaks Country Club. Benefits of the fundraiser go to the Lebanon/Wilson County Chamber of Commerce.
Pictured, top photo, left to right, is Kenny ...Read More...
Posted on 09/21/2020 9:16 AM by Sarah Poss
Monday, 31 August 2020
First Freedom attended Tennessee Tech University’s (TTU) part-time career fair on August 26th. TTU hosts annual career fairs in the fall and First Freedom has hosted a table for the past several years.
Pictured from left to right is Kenny Beavers, Senior Vice President and Director of Retail Banking, ...Read More...
Posted on 08/31/2020 10:50 AM by Sarah Poss
Wednesday, 29 July 2020
The Lebanon/Wilson County, Mt. Juliet, and Watertown Chambers of Commerce have launched a new program, TennCommUNITY, to support and promote local businesses in Wilson County. This is a six-month initiative that will run through the end of the year. First Freedom Bank is very excited to be a part of ...Read More...
Posted on 07/29/2020 1:05 PM by Sarah Poss
Monday, 27 July 2020
John Hawkins, Assistant Vice President and Portfolio Manager, volunteered to work with the Wilson County Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) during their 5th annual golf tourney. This event was held at Pine Creek Golf Course on July 17th.
FCA encourages coaches and athletes to serve their communities ...Read More...
Posted on 07/27/2020 10:09 AM by Sarah Poss
Thursday, 5 March 2020
First Freedom’s Gainesboro Office ran a school supply drive to benefit Jackson County Middle School. This collection was in conjunction with a donation for the school’s 2019 supply drive, which strove to eliminate the need for students to purchase their own supplies.
Pictured from left to right is ...Read More...
Posted on 03/05/2020 8:13 AM by Sarah Poss
Monday, 10 February 2020
Sycamore Elementary School presented First Freedom Bank with a Certificate of Appreciation as part of their National School Counseling week. National School Counseling Week runs the first full week of February each year with the intent to spotlight school counselors’ contributions to their students ...Read More...
Posted on 02/10/2020 2:10 PM by Sarah Poss
Friday, 10 January 2020
Sarah Poss has been promoted to Providence Office Manager at First Freedom Bank, announced John Lancaster, Chairman and CEO. Poss will continue to serve as Marketing Officer for the company, as well.
“We are excited to see Sarah advance to the Office Manager position for our Providence Office,” ...Read More...
Posted on 01/10/2020 3:16 PM by Sarah Poss
Thursday, 12 December 2019
First Freedom Bank was a sponsor of the 5th annual Christmas Breakfast and Appreciation Program for all leaders of the Wilson County First Responders.
The event was hosted by Rehab23 and took place on December 11th at the Lebanon Country Club. This year’s guest speaker was Col Dereck Stewart from ...Read More...
Posted on 12/12/2019 2:21 PM by Sarah Poss
Thursday, 3 October 2019
First Freedom’s Kaitlyn Kovalchik was presented with Tennessee Tech’s W.A. Howard Award. The W.A. Howard Award is given to students graduating with a 4.0 GPA and is in honor of Dr. and Mrs. W.A. Howard. Kaitlyn graduated in May of this year and earned her BSBA with a major in Accounting.
Kaitlyn ...Read More...
Posted on 10/03/2019 2:30 PM by Sarah Poss
Friday, 15 March 2019
First Freedom sponsors FFA Legislative Breakfast; Tours State Capitol with Representative Clark Boyd. Pictured from left to right: J.B. Owens, Executive Vice President and Director of Commercial Banking, John Bradshaw, President/COO and CLO, Shelia Ferrell, First Vice President, John Lancaster, Chairman ...Read More...
Posted on 03/15/2019 12:09 PM by Kaitlin Wattenbarger
Tuesday, 18 December 2018
First Freedom was a sponsor of the fourth annual Christmas Breakfast and Appreciation Program for all leaders of the Wilson County first responders.
The event was hosted by Rehab 23 and took place at the Lebanon Country Club on December 12th. This year’s guest speaker was Chief Buck Dozier (retired) ...Read More...
Posted on 12/18/2018 3:57 PM by Sarah Poss
Friday, 7 December 2018
First Freedom’s Ladell Medley, Vice President and Cookeville-Algood Office Manager, participated in Sycamore Elementary School’s annual Great Shake Event. Attended by nearly sixty fourth-graders, this event strives to foster professional communication skills. The students introduce themselves, shake ...Read More...
Posted on 12/07/2018 2:20 PM by Sarah Poss
Tuesday, 4 December 2018
First Freedom organized a food drive for its second year in a row. There was 451 pounds of food collected and donated to local organizations.
Pictured from left to right is Keleigh Carnes, Providence FSR Manager, and Kaitlin Wattenbarger, Providence Personal Banker, posing with some of their office’s ...Read More...
Posted on 12/04/2018 4:31 PM by Sarah Poss
Thursday, 25 October 2018
First Freedom hosted a booth at this year’s EMTAR Expo. The expo was held at the Wilson County Expo Center and featured educational opportunities, booths with realtors and affiliates, food, games and prize drawings. This year’s theme was “a celebration of decades” and each booth displayed their favorite ...Read More...
Posted on 10/25/2018 1:24 PM by Sarah Poss
Tuesday, 25 September 2018
First Freedom attended the BEEFoundation Reception dinner on Wednesday, September 19th. The event included a scholarship presentation, a wall of honor, and a live auction.
The BEEFoundation is a non-profit organization that provides education and professional development opportunities for students, ...Read More...
Posted on 09/25/2018 2:12 PM by Sarah Poss
Tuesday, 19 June 2018
First Freedom hosted the Cookeville-Putnam County Chamber of Commerce’s Community Coffee Club on June 14th at the Cookeville Office.
The Community Coffee Club is a new event organized by the chamber to offer networking opportunities for local business people.
Pictured from left to right is Kenny ...Read More...
Posted on 06/19/2018 10:15 AM by Sarah Poss
Tuesday, 29 May 2018
The Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce held their annual Derby Day Fundraiser on May 5th at Tuckers Gap Event Center. Several of First Freedom’s lending group were in attendance to show their support and enjoy the festivities.
Pictured from left to right is J.B. Owens, Executive Vice President ...Read More...
Posted on 05/29/2018 2:26 PM by Sarah Poss
Friday, 9 June 2017
Christen Rabe, Mortgage Origination Officer, and Maliea Oakley, Senior Vice President and Director of Human Resources, attended the Wilson County Main Street Awards Breakfast on Wednesday, May 31, 2017. First Freedom Bank was a finalist in the Best Bank/Mortgage Company category.
Posted on 06/09/2017 2:34 PM by Sarah Poss
Wednesday, 12 April 2017
First Freedom Bank attended the Mt. Juliet Senior Center Gala on April 1st, 2017. This event was organized as a fundraiser for the proposed new Mt. Juliet Senior Center building.
Pictured from left to right is Matt Kidwell, Dawn Kidwell, Mt. Juliet Financial Services Representative Manager, Ashley ...Read More...
Posted on 04/12/2017 10:31 AM by Sarah Poss
Wednesday, 22 March 2017
On March 10, 2017, the Sycamore 4th graders that passed their reading requirements for the year participated in Bank Day at First Freedom Bank's Cookeville office.
Pictured above is Ladell Medley, Vice President and Cookeville Office Manager, giving a tour to the students.
Posted on 03/22/2017 8:15 AM by Sarah Poss