Marsha Shomidie

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Senior hopes to work for NASA

By Marsha Shomidie VP, Pleasant Plains Branch Manager NMLS# 662908 Pleasant Plains High School senior, McKenzie Ragle, is one determined student and dreams of working for NASA. McKenzie was most recently selected as the March Senior-of-the-Month by faculty and staff based on the criteria of scholarship, leadership, service, and character. McKenzie is a member of…
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Senior chooses U of I at Urbana-Champaign

By Marsha Shomidie VP, Pleasant Plains Branch Manager NMLS# 662908 Ellen Reinert is a senior at Pleasant Plains High School and decided early on that she wanted to study at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. While studying hard and participating in the Scholastic team and science club, she placed 3rd in math and chemistry…
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Pleasant Plains Senior has a Giving Heart

By Marsha Shomidie VP, Pleasant Plains Branch Manager NMLS# 662908 Carolyn Nika has a love for musicals. She most recently played the role of Liesl von Trapp in Pleasant Plains High School production of “The Sound of Music.” Just like her musical mother, Maria von Trapp, Carolyn has been blessed with a giving and nurturing…
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Pleasant Plains Senior Shines on Stage

By Marsha Shomidie VP, Pleasant Plains Branch Manager NMLS# 662908 Training to be a dancer takes hard work, practice and dedication. Jillian is focused on stage and in the classroom. That’s why Pleasant Plains High School faculty and staff chose Jillian as their December Senior-of-the-Month. For Jillian Hergenrother, dance has been her activity of choice.…
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INB Benefit Accounts Can Keep Memories Alive

By Marsha Shomidie VP, Pleasant Plains Branch Manager NMLS# 662908 After Pleasant Plains high schooler Danielle Allen passed away, her family decided to honor her young life with a community-wide fundraising event. To provide scholarships in her name, the Danielle Elizabeth Allen Memorial Account was opened at INB’s Pleasant Plains branch. A fundraising walk is…
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Pleasant Plains senior holds football record and senior honors

By Marsha Shomidie VP, Pleasant Plains Branch Manager NMLS# 662908 Pleasant Plains High School certainly had an epic 2017. The varsity football team scored its way into the final round to play for the 3A State Championship in DeKalb. While the Cardinals ended the season as runner up, senior player, Kevin Ingram, exploded on the…
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Pleasant Plains senior gives more than most

By Marsha Shomidie VP, Pleasant Plains Branch Manager NMLS# 662908   Long distance runner, Emily Russel, not only strengthens her heart by running but also by dedicating her free time to helping others. Serving as a volunteer at Helping Hands of Pleasant Plains food pantry for more than a year and a half, she not…
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BaZing Roadside Assistance Gets Better

By Marsha Shomidie Vice President and Pleasant Plains Branch Manager NMLS # 662908 Some things get better with age, and our BaZing’s Roadside Assistance benefit is one of those things. BaZing Roadside Assistance is part of all INB Power and Power Plus checking accounts and is available 24/7. The assistance is for covered services up…
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INB App Makes Farming Easier

By Marsha Shomidie Vice President and Pleasant Plains Branch Manager NMLS # 662908 Central Illinois farmer Jordan Keyes needed to make a bank deposit while out in the field harvesting. And thanks to his smartphone, his money arrived in his account without him stepping down from his combine! Technology is sure making banking easier for…
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Back to School Made Easier Thanks to Donations

By Marsha Shomidie Vice President, Pleasant Plains Branch Manager NMLS # 662908 INB’s Pleasant Plains branch has served as a drop off point for the Pleasant Plains Food Pantry for more than 10 years. At the end of each summer, the pantry asks for back-to-school supplies. And thanks in large part to a local church,…
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