Community Involvement

Spring Valley City Bank is committed to the success of our local community and its residents. That’s why we are involved in organizations, clubs, and activities that support you – our friends and neighbors. 

 

  

 

2015 Spring Valley Outdoor Expo.

 

2015 Outdoor Expo prize winner Valery Arzaga accepts her prize basket from President Matt Merboth.

 

2015 Outdoor Expo prize winner Alice Brady accepts her prize basket from President Matt Merboth.

  

 

Deb Madsen and Julie Eilers at LaSalle-Peru High School Career Day.

 

 

Spring Valley City Bank President Matt Merboth presents a check in the amount of $2,396.25 to Hall High School Superintendent Mike Struna.  The donation is from the long-running credit card program at Spring Valley City Bank that awards the school a percentage of the income earned by the program.  



Spring Valley City Bank President/CEO Matthew E. Merboth presents a check in the amount of $13,000.00 to Hall High School Superintendent Mike Struna.  The funds will be used to purchase the scoreboard for the new Red Devil Gym.

 

 

SVCB employees registering attendees for the 2015 March of Dimes Chef's Auction.

 

 

Spring Valley City Bank employees went all out in costume as the Peanuts characters for the 2015 Lighted Santa Parade. 

The creation of the Spring Valley City Bank's Charlie Brown Christmas float was a team effort by employees meeting multiple nights to ensure the float would bring joy during the parade. 

We were honored to receive Second Place at the 2015 Spring Valley Lighted Santa Parade!

Julie Eilers and Phil Olivero prepare to meet with students at LP High School Career Day to discuss career opportunities in the banking industry on March 15, 2016. 

 

  

Stan Wolf and Julie Eilers meet with attendees to discuss financing options at the Home Garden and Lifestyle Show on Sunday March 20, 2016 at Celebrations 150. 

Spring Valley City Bank was happy to be one of the community sponsors of the 18th Annual Baker Lake Kids Fishing Expo held on May 21, 2016 in Peru, IL.   The Kids Fishing Expo is a fishing clinic for boys and girls ages 6 and up. 

Our very own Stan Wolf presented how to tie an improved clinch knot, one of the various demonstrations throughout the day.

 

2016 Spring Valley Outdoor Expo basket winner Chris Insco, Jr. with Matt Merboth.

Janice Rutkowski accepts her basket of prizes from the 2016 Spring Valley Outdoor Expo from Matt Merboth.

Justin Witek assists patrons with choosing prizes from the games the bank provided at the 2016 Spring Valley Outdoor Expo.  

Patricia Noy offers attendees free popcorn and water at the 2016 Spring Valley Outdoor Expo.

 

On July 21, 2016 we said Farewell to Kris Marenda who had been wonderful, cheerful member of the SVCB staff for over 30 years, initially part of the bookkeeping department and most recently as a Loan Secretary.  Kris has moved on to the jubilant life of retirement.  Kris will be greatly missed by all of us at Spring Valley City Bank and we wish her many years of relaxation!

 

Stan Wolf, Linda Wallaert, Julie Eilers and Justin Witek  are ready to meet with attendees at the Home Garden and Lifestyle Show to discuss financing options for their home improvement projects on Sunday March 19, 2017 at Celebrations 150. 



Michael Sullivan and Scott Coutts represent Spring Valley City Bank at Princeton Chamber of Commerce Salute to Agriculture Breakfast on March 24, 2017. 



(From left to right) Julie Eilers, Michael Sullivan, Stan Wolf and Linda Wallaert participate in Illini Valley Association of Realtors Spring Extravaganza on March 30, 2017. 


         

Spring Valley City Bank Employees participated in the Spring Valley Outdoors & Recreation Fest held Saturday June 3, 2017. 


Jerry Bennett (pictured with Matt Merboth, bank president) was the winner of the adult gift basket from the Spring Valley Outdoors & Recreation Fest held Saturday June 3, 2017.



James Ladgenski (pictured with his brother, mother Nicole Ladgenski and Matt Merboth, bank president) was the winner of the Kids basket from the Spring Valley Outdoors & Recreation Fest held Saturday June 3, 2017.