Nine Guthrie County Nonprofits and Small Businesses Receive $900 Donations from Guthrie County State Bank

Jun 2, 2021 | Featured

Guthrie County State Bank invited its customers to “Celebrate May Day” by performing random acts of kindness in the month of May. When submitting a photo showing the act of kindness with the hashtag #GCSBMayDay, the customer nominated a local small business or nonprofit to receive one of nine $900 donations in honor of GCSB’s 90th anniversary this year. A total of $8,100 will be donated to businesses and nonprofits in Guthrie County.

GCSB customers were invited to submit their acts of kindness via Facebook, Instagram or email with the hashtag #GCSBMayDay. With the submission, the person nominated a local small business or nonprofit to receive $900. The submissions ranged from fixing patio blocks to weeding flowerbeds, all performed with the goal of raising spirits and helping local organizations.

Following are the organizations receiving $900 and the persons who nominated them.

  1. Guthrie County Girl Scouts Troops – Nominated by Heather Wilker
  2. Guthrie Center Golf Course – Nominated by Rod Robson
  3. Tori’s Angels Foundation – Nominated by Lora Koch and JoAnn Alumbaugh
  4. Art on State – Nominated by Rebecca Carico and Bev Mills
  5. 3C’s (Children’s Clothes Closet) – Nominated by Gracie Phillips
  6. Relay For Life of Guthrie County – Nominated by Becky Secoy Peterson and Vicki Varnum Crannell
  7. Bayard Connection – Nominated by Luann Waldo
  8. Mitchell Park Musical Playground (a joint project of the Guthrie County Arts Council and Guthrie Center Parks and Recreation) – Nominated by Debbie Menning
  9. Panora Public Library – Nominated by Kerry Jacobsen

Thank you for all of the acts of kindness and participation! We will be in contact soon with the winning organizations.