$5,000 Donated to Joseph House of Russellville

Tuesday, June 25 at 09:00 AM
Category: Arvest Community News

Foster children and families in the Pope County area will be able to receive support thanks to a $5,000 grant from the Arvest Foundation.
The gift was announced today at the Joseph House in Russellville. Shawn Duncan, Ian Bryan, Jessy Moreno, Tammy Burchett, Tony Warren, and Jason McGee of Arvest Bank were on hand to present the check.

The funds will allow Joseph House of Russellville to purchase:

  • Dinners or gift cards for foster parents
  • Clothing for foster kids
  • Hygiene items for foster kids on an as-needed basis (lice kits, sunscreen, ethnic hair products, etc.)
  • Diapers
  • Baby/toddler equipment (cribs & strollers)

The money will also help to support special occasion items such as sports dues, sports equipment, prom dresses, dance and art lessons, tutoring, and much more.

“We are thankful for the support from the Arvest Foundation,” said Rebecca Barton, president of the Joseph House. “With the funds, we will be able to assist foster families in providing extracurricular activities for their foster kids.”

“On behalf of the Arvest Foundation, we are very pleased to present this grant to Joseph’s House, as it will help provide much needed support for foster families in Russellville,” Moreno said.

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Important Information about Your Jonesboro ZIP Code

Monday, June 24 at 01:00 PM
Category: Arvest News

The United State Postal Service has added a new ZIP code – 72405 – in Jonesboro. If you are an Arvest customer who has been assigned this new ZIP code, please visit a nearby Arvest branch or call us at (866) 952-9523 to update your address with the new ZIP code.

As a reminder, Arvest will not contact you via telephone regarding this update. To report suspicious email messages, phone calls or text messages, please forward the message, or send a description of the call, to: reportfraud@arvest.com.

Arvest debit card purchases
Some Arvest debit card purchases require customers to enter their ZIP code. Here is what Arvest debit card customers need to know if they have been assigned the new 72405 Zip code:

  • Until affected customers contact Arvest to update their ZIP code to 72405, they should continue to use the 72401 ZIP code when making purchases. If customers enter the new 72405 ZIP code before contacting Arvest to update their information, purchases could be declined.
  • Once customers contact Arvest to update their ZIP code to 72405, it takes about 30 minutes for the update to be made in our systems.

Arvest credit card customers
Some Arvest credit card purchases also require customers to enter their ZIP code. Here is what Arvest credit card customers need to know if they have been assigned the new 72405 Zip code:

  • Affected customers can proactively update their ZIP code to 72405 by calling customer service at (800) 356-8085 or online at arvest.cardmanager.com.
  • Until affected customers update their ZIP code to 72405, they should continue to use the 72401 ZIP code when making purchases. If customers enter the new 72405 ZIP code before updating their information, purchases could be declined.
  • Once customers update their ZIP code to 72405, it takes about 30 minutes for the update to be made in our systems.
  • Additionally, addresses for Arvest credit card accounts are updated on a quarterly basis via an agreement with the United States Postal Service. If a ZIP code discrepancy is discovered during a quarterly review, we will update the address and notify customers via letter.

 

Tags: Arkansas, Locations
 

Arvest Provides More than 2.4 Million Meals

Tuesday, June 18 at 09:00 AM
Category: Arvest News

Arvest Bank launched its annual Million Meals initiative to fight hunger in the four-state region the bank serves two months ago. Today, the bank announced that with the help of customers and community members, it has exceeded the campaign goal by raising a record total of 2.4 million meals in the fight against hunger. This is the second consecutive year for a record total of meals raised.

Launched in 2011, Arvest’s Million Meals campaigns have raised a nine-year total of 16,068,971 meals, which includes more than $2.8 million in funds given directly to the bank’s dozens of local food partners.

This year’s campaign total of 2,468,873 meals was made possible through donations from the bank, Arvest associates, customers and community members through fundraisers, events and nonperishable food drives in all Arvest branches throughout April and May. With summer here, the success of the campaign is especially meaningful because many schoolchildren will be without the meals they ordinarily receive at school.

The bank’s decision to provide one million meals was based on the fact hunger is an issue in every community it serves. In 2017, 11.8 percent of American households were food-insecure, meaning they had difficulty at some time during the year providing enough food for all their members due to a lack of resources.

Tags: 1 Million Meals, Arkansas, Arvest, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma
 

Arvest Bank Announces Charities to Benefit From Annual Golf Tourney

Tuesday, June 18 at 06:00 AM
Category: Arvest Community News

Arvest Bank in North Central Arkansas will host the 23rd Annual Charity Golf Tournament on Saturday, Aug. 24 at Big Creek Golf and Country Club in Mountain Home.

Proceeds from the annual tournament benefit area nonprofit organizations that are chosen after an application process. The organizations that will benefit from the 2019 Charity Golf Tournament include Imagination Library of Baxter County, School of New Hope, Serenity, Inc., and Sanctuary, Inc.

The Imagination Library of Baxter County is a local chapter of Dolly Parton’s international book gifting program that mails free, high-quality, age-appropriate books to children from birth to 5 to promote preschool literacy and a culture of reading at home. Children who meet the age requirement may receive books, regardless of their family’s income level.  

The Imagination Library of Baxter County was created three months ago and already serves children in 282 households.

The School of New Hope, established in 1969, provides support services for adults in Marion County and surrounding areas who have developmental disabilities. The nonprofit organization works with clients to teach skills that will enable them to live as independently as possible, addressing various areas that include development, home skills, budgeting, cooking, personal management, exercise, socialization and more.

Serenity, Inc. is a nonprofit organization in Mountain Home that provides shelter and outreach to all victims of domestic violence, their children and pets. The organization also provides basic necessities, support and legal resources and education for its clients.

Sanctuary, Inc. in Harrison provides a temporary shelter, support, education, advocacy and outreach services to women and children who are victims of domestic violence. The organization also works to increase public awareness of family violence and abuse, in addition to educating the community on the resources available to victims of domestic violence.

“Residents across North Central Arkansas are fortunate to have access to the work these nonprofit organizations do for our communities and, as community partners, we want to help sustain these efforts however we can,” said Mike Willard, president and CEO of Arvest Bank in North Central Arkansas. “Participation in this annual tournament has allowed us to provide $201,400 to numerous charities since it began, and we encourage our area golfers and businesses to participate and help us be successful again this year.”

The tournament begins with a shotgun start for all players at 8:30 a.m. Golfers will receive prizes for a hole-in-one as well as other prizes. For information on sponsorships or to register a team, contact Cindy Sutterfield at csutterfield@arvest.com or (870) 449-7150.

Tags: Arkansas, Arvest, North Central Arkansas
 

New Location for Russellville, Ark., Branch

Monday, June 10 at 09:00 AM
Category: Arvest News

We would also like to take this opportunity to share some important information regarding our branch location in Russellville located at 209 W. Main Street. This location, including the Motor Bank located at 121 South Boulder Avenue, will be relocating to 815 N. Arkansas Ave, Russellville, AR, and our last day of business at the current location will be Wednesday, August 21, 2019. The Motor Bank location will close earlier, on August 7, 2019. Your account will automatically transfer to the new branch location so there is no need for you to take any action.

The new location will be open in August. Our lobby will be open 8:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday-Friday and our drive-thru will be open 8:00 am to 6:00 pm Monday-Friday and 9:00am-1:00pm Saturday for added convenience. You will be able to conduct the same business, with the same excellent customer service, at any of our locations.

If you have any questions regarding the future servicing of your accounts, please contact Vanessa Zavala, Branch Sales Manager at Russellville Downtown, (479) 498-4892.

If you wish to comment on this proposed branch closing, you may file comments with the Officer in Charge of Consumer Compliance of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis at P.O. Box 442, St. Louis, Missouri 63166. Comments should be received by the proposed closing date; however, please note that the Federal Reserve Bank does not have authority to approve or prevent the branch from closing.

If you have any questions, please call Mike Jacimore, Sales Manager, at (479) 573-1424.

 

*Updated 6/14/19 to reflect new date.
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