Citywide Banks Gives $5,000 to Gabby Krause Foundation at Employee Victory Lunch

Citywide Banks awarded Gabby Krause Foundation Bags of Fun with a $5,000 donation today at the bank’s Mississippi branch in Aurora. Branch employees nominated the local nonprofit for last month’s Charity Hand-Up Contest. Gabby Krause Foundation beat out six other Colorado nonprofits to win the top donation from Citywide Banks. Branch employees celebrated with a special lunch party with the charity. [...]

Pass it on – Citywide Banks is Now Hiring!

Citywide Banks is currently offering the following employment opportunities: Treasury Management Implementation Coordinator Branch Manager Junior Commercial Banker Teller/Accounts Executive Mortgage Underwriter Customer Service Manager Valuation Specialist Loan Review Mortgage Loan Originator [...]

Citywide Banks Wild about Ducks in Fundraiser for Mental Health Crisis Counseling – Now thru August 14 Public Can Enter to Win $2,500 Cash

Citywide Banks is participating in the Second Annual Hope Floats campaign to raise awareness and critical funds for Colorado nonprofit, Metro Crisis Services (MCS). MCS operates the Metro Crisis Line, a free, confidential, 24/7 hotline for mental health and substance use crises, staffed by masters’ level professional clinicians. The community is invited to adopt ducks online or at any Citywide Banks branch by August 14, 2014. Every duck adopted will earn its “adoptive parent” another entry to win $2,500 in cash, which will be decided by a rubber duck race held on Saturday, August 16, 2014, at Great Lawn Park in Denver. Ducks can be adopted for $5/each or in discount packages of six ducks ($25) or 25 ducks ($100). Learn more at www.CitywideBanks.com/hopefloats. [...]

GABBY KRAUSE FOUNDATION Wins Top $5,000 Donation in Citywide Banks Charity Hand-Up Contest

Denver nonprofit, Gabby Krause Foundation, edged out six other local charities to garner the most votes in Citywide Banks $8,000 Charity Hand-Up Contest. The 15-day Facebook contest aimed to raise awareness for seven Colorado nonprofits nominated by Citywide Banks employees. Gabby Krause Foundationwill receive a $5,000 cash donation from the bank, while runner-up, Humane Society of the South Platte Valley, will receive $1,000. An additional $1,500 in donations will be split among the other nominees based on final vote standings. The Salvation Army Aurora Corps will receive an additional $500 for growing its Facebook network the most during the contest. [...]

Pass it On – Citywide Banks is Now Hiring

Citywide Banks is currently offering the following employment opportunities: Teller; Teller/Account Executive (two openings); Floating Teller/Account Executive; Valuation Specialist; Loan Review; Mortgage Loan Originator. [...]

Tight Race in Charity Hand-Up Contest Voting on Facebook – $8,000 for Colorado Charities, Prizes for Voters – Contest Ends July 21

Now through midnight on July 21, 2014, Citywide Banks is hosting its $8,000 Charity Hand-Up Contest to raise awareness for seven Colorado charities nominated by bank employees. The community is invited to participate by voting for one of the seven local causes on the bank’s Facebook page. Through the first three days of the contest, Gabby Krause Foundation Bags of Fun has a slim lead over Ronald McDonald House Charities of Denver and the other five nominees. [...]

VOTE NOW in Citywide Banks Charity Hand-Up Contest – $8,000 for Colorado Charities, Great Prizes for Voters

Now through midnight on July 21, 2014, Citywide Banks is hosting its Charity Hand-Up Contest to raise awareness for seven Colorado charities. The community is invited to participate by voting for one of seven local causes nominated by bank employees. The charity that receives the most votes on Facebook will receive a $5,000 cash donation from Citywide Banks. An additional $2,500 in donations will be split between the other nominees based on final vote standings. A bonus $500 donation will go to the charity that increases their Facebook followers the most. The public can also enter to win several prizes by participating. [...]

Citywide Banks Presents Free Summer Concert on July 17

Citywide Banks is proud to present the Aurora Summer Concert at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 17, 2014 at Utah Park in Aurora. Local roots rock and roll band, Chris Daniels & the Kings is scheduled to perform that evening. [...]

Citywide Banks Presents MENTAL HEALTH WELLNESS in the Workplace – Special Section in Denver Business Journal

All of us in Colorado want a local community that is safe and vibrant. We want our children and loved ones shielded from harm. We want our businesses to thrive to their fullest potential. However, for too many of our neighbors, coworkers, friends, and family, daily life can be an emotional strain. Left untreated, mental health challenges can have devastating impacts. For employers and coworkers, the impacts go beyond productivity and absenteeism. Additionally, the opportunities to help a distressed employee in the workplace may be surprising. As a result, Citywide Banks is pleased to present a special section in the Denver Business Journal highlighting Mental Health Wellness in the Workplace. The section’s content was developed in part by Mental Health America of Colorado. [...]

John Beeble and Rick Pederson Join Citywide Banks Board of Directors

Citywide Banks announced the recent additions of John Beeble and Rick Pederson to its Board of Directors. Beeble is Chairman and CEO at Denver-based, Saunders Construction. Pederson is a principal at Bow River Capital Partners, and an advisor to The Pauls Corporation and Westfield Company. The new additions join Maria Garcia Berry (CRL Associates), Tamara Door (Downtown Denver Partnership, Inc.), Steven Farber (Brownstein, Hyatt, Farber & Schreck), Michael Zoellner (RedPeak Properties), Jeff Schmitz (EVP & COO, Citywide Banks), Kevin Quinn (President & CEO, Citywide Banks), and Marty Schmitz (Chairman, Citywide Banks) as directors of the bank’s corporate board. Dick Saunders, founder of Saunders Construction, retired from the bank’s board earlier this year. [...]

Citywide Banks Helps Raise Over $44,000 for Colorado Golf Foundation’s Programs for At-Risk Kids

As the presenting sponsor for the third-straight year, Citywide Banks helped raise $44,750 at the 2014 Colorado Golf Foundation Annual Golf Tournament on May 29th at the CommonGround Golf Course in Aurora. The money will help fund youth programs at the foundation, including the Solich Caddie and Leadership Academy, the Colorado PGA Golf in Schools program, and CommonGround’s community partnership activities. The Colorado Golf Foundation’s programs primarily target underprivileged kids in metro Denver communities. [...]

Introducing Remote Deposit Anywhere from Citywide Banks – Deposit Paper Checks with Smartphone App

Citywide Banks is pleased to announce the addition of the Remote Deposit Anywhere (RDA) feature to its free* mobile banking app (Mobile OnlineOption) for iPhone, iPad, and Droid devices. The new feature enables customers to deposit paper checks into their Citywide Banks account by taking a photograph of the check with a smartphone or tablet. The Mobile OnlineOption app with the RDA feature is available for both personal and business accounts. Learn more at www.CitywideBanks.com/rda. [...]

Citywide Banks Announces Free Shredding Events in May & June

A great way to help protect yourself from identity theft is to shred financial documents that are no longer needed. As a free, community service, Citywide Banks is hosting four Shred It & Forget It events during May and June at select Citywide Banks branches. Feel confident knowing your personal and private documents will be safely and securely disposed of by Cintas Corporation professionals. Due to the popularity of this event, please limit your shredding materials to five boxes. [...]

Citywide Banks Helps Teach Financial Literacy to Kids at Denver’s Arrupe Jesuit High School

For the second straight year, Citywide Banks sponsored the EverFi(TM) financial literacy program for students at Arrupe Jesuit High School. Earlier today, Citywide Banks representatives met with over 70 graduating seniors to award certificates for the curriculum program and provide tips for better financial management. The literacy program covered a range of topics, including student loans, credit cards, banking, credit scores, insurance, personal debt, and taxes. Citywide Banks has partnered with EverFi to bring the financial management program to these high school students at no cost to the school. [...]

Citywide Banks Receives Distinguished Service Award for Its Commitment to Mental Wellness in Colorado

Arapahoe/Douglas Mental Health Network (ADMHN) recognized Citywide Banks with the Distinguished Service Award at its 13th Annual Mental Health Benefit Luncheon on May 9th. The annual award is given to an individual or business that goes above and beyond to support the local community. The bank has a long history of direct financial support, sponsorship of events, employee volunteering, crisis response support, and Mental Health First-Aid(R) support for ADMHN and other mental health centers across metro Denver. Many of the bank’s staff members have contributed time to sitting on ADMHN’s board, attending events, and helping ADMHN connect with others in the community. [...]