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Press Releases

Keep up with the latest news and happenings with Union State Bank!

Union State Bank Celebrates 115th Anniversary of Bank Charter

Bill Docking, Union State Bank Board of Directors Chairman Emeritus, wrote in a message to staff, “Along with almost everything else, community banking has changed over the last 115 years. However, the mission to which all of us at USB are committed endures.”

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Union State Bank Staff Pledge Over $20K to United Way for 2024
Union State Bank (USB) recently completed an internal drive to raise funds for United Way. The end result was $20,027 pledged by USB staff for 2024.
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Union State Bank & Docking Family Contribute to New Cowley College Building 

The Cowley College Career and Technical Education Center campaign has crossed the $1.7 million mark thanks to Union State Bank and the Docking family. 

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Groene Named Young Professional by Wichita Business Journal
Union State Bank Director of Treasury Services Amber Groene has been named a Young Professional in Financial Services by the Wichita Business Journal. Groene is one of 23 leaders recognized by the publication.
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LeRoy Heizelman Receives Wichita Chief Financial Officer Award
Union State Bank Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer LeRoy Heizelman has been recognized as a recipient of the 2024 CFO Awards by the Wichita Business Journal.
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Union State Bank's Kelli Houchen and Amanda Conrad Earn Promotions 

Union State Bank announces the promotions of Kelli Houchen and Amanda Conrad. Houchen has been promoted to Assistant Vice President, Newton Market Coordinator. Conrad has been promoted to Assistant Vice President, Winfield Market Coordinator.

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Expanding Customers Cashless Capabilities with Snappy Pay

“Snappy Pay” launched late in 2023 as a means to provide customers with the ability to transfer funds to other Union State Bank customers, regardless of the time of day or location.

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Union State Bank's First Digital Banking Center Coming to Winfield

Construction is underway for a new digital banking center in downtown Winfield, Kansas. Located at 121 W. 9th, the location will feature 24/7 customer deposit and withdrawal capabilities through a deposit taking ATM.

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Union State Bank Contributes Over $150,000 to Healthcare Foundation
Bringing Union State Bank's contributions to $151,000 since 2010, USB renewed its annual pledge to the William Newton Healthcare Foundation as presenting sponsor for the foundation’s formal gala and benefit auction. 
Bauer Financial five-star institution award

Union State Bank Receives Five-Star Rating from BauerFinancial 
Union State Bank, Arkansas City, Kansas is proud to be recognized as one of the strongest banks in the nation by BAUERFINANCIAL, Coral Gables, Florida, the nation’s leading bank rating and research firm. 
Read about our fice-star rating
"A" Health and stability rating for 2023 from by Lendingtree.

Union State Bank Receives "A" Rating for bank health from
Union State Bank is proud to receive an A Rating in bank health. The rating is based upon Texas Ratio, Texas Ratio Trend, Deposit Growth and Capitalization.
Read About Our a+ Rating
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USB to Giveaway $5 Bills at Digital Banking Center "Demo Day"

Union State Bank will be hosting a “Demo Day” on Friday, July 12th in Ark City and Winfield. USB staff will provide customers with hands on guidance to try the new deposit taking ATM functionality.