Marsha Shomidie

Articles by Marsha

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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Girl Scouts Show Their Inner Shark

By Marsha Shomidie Vice President, Pleasant Plains Branch Manager NMLS # 662908 It takes a lot of gumption to make something, and then sell your idea to a bunch of adults.  But the girls in Pleasant Plain’s Girl Scout troop 6195 showed they have what it takes to be an entrepreneur. Our Pleasant Plain branch played…
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Library Visits Pleasant Plains

By Marsha Shomidie Vice President and Pleasant Plains Branch Manager NMLS # 662908 Albert Einstein is noted for saying, “The only thing that you absolutely have to know, is the location of the library.” Kathy Roegge, the new director of the Pleasant Plains and Ashland libraries, is out to make sure you know exactly where…
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Flashback: Savings never goes out of style

By Marsha Shomidie Vice President and Pleasant Plains Branch Manager NMLS # 662908 In 1970, the only way to add money to a savings account was to walk in a bank, hand the teller a check or cash, and watch as she stamped the amount in your Savings Account record. (Pictured here are some of…
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Pleasant Plains: You Give Joy; Let Us Show Our Appreciation

By Marsha Shomidie Vice President and Pleasant Plains Branch Manager NMLS # 662908 One of our staff, Betsy Norvell, uses just the right word when she describes the INB Pleasant Plains lobby this time of year:  Overwhelming!  She says, “The joy of giving is overwhelming and brings holiday cheer to all who enter and see…
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New Pleasant Plains ATM Will Gift Holiday Cash

By Marsha Shomidie Vice President and Pleasant Plains Branch Manager NMLS # 662908 Thanks to the Pleasant Plains community for being patient as we worked to replace our aging ATM. To thank you, we’ve replaced some of the $20 bills in the new machine with $50 bills. So when you make your withdrawal on Tuesday,…
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Farmer Endorses Mobile Banking

By Marsha Shomidie Vice President and Pleasant Plains Branch Manager NMLS # 662908 Our Pleasant Plains Branch sees its fair share of farmers.  During the quieter seasons, they even stop in for a cup of coffee and a short chat.  But during harvest, forget it!  Most farmers are lucky to make a quick stop at…
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Clean Powered By Armstrong’s and BaZing

By: Marsha Shomidie VP, Pleasant Plains Branch Manager, NMLS # 662908 Kristi Armstrong held onto a dream of one day owning her own cleaning business. This past February, she took action to make that a reality. Armstrong’s Cleaning Services opened in Pleasant Plains, and the company is now harnessing the power of BaZing, a program…
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