Connections articles

John Baxter and Ben Filchak of Deep Roots Landscape

Helping a small business grow

Peach State Bank & Trust has been there for small business customers John Baxter and Ben Filchak for years. When their landscaping company was threatened by COVID-19, the community bank came through with a vital Paycheck Protection Program loan.

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Building a better beach community

Sanibel Captiva Community Bank in Sanibel, Fla., won an award because of its commitment to fueling the growth of its coastal community. By William Atkinson For the past 17 years, Sanibel Captiva Community Bank has served families and businesses of Lee County, Florida. The bank was originally created to serve those on the Sanibel and […]

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Need digital payments guidance? Try this ICBA Bancard tool

A free, interactive tool and guide from ICBA Bancard and Aite Group is helping community bankers to tailor their digital payments strategies to their customers’ needs. By Mary Yerkes Customer demand for digital payments continues to rise, and with it, the number of serious competitors contending for market share. Although community banks have long realized […]