Central Bank named Biz of the Month in Payson
The Payson Chamber of Commerce named Central Bank the Business of the Month for March 2015. Founded in 1891, Central Bank is Utah County’s oldest bank and the true definition of a community bank. The bank is headquartered in Provo, has 10 locations throughout Utah County and has been voted “Best Bank” in the Best of Utah Valley Readers Choice Awards for the last three years in a row. Central Bank has been serving the Payson community for 35 years.
“I’m honored to accept this award on behalf of Central Bank. I believe this award speaks to the excellent bank employees that work hard to support our customers and Central Bank’s dedication to giving back to local communities and championing opportunities for small business development,” said Brian Hulet, manager of Central Bank’s Payson office.
The Payson Chamber of Commerce chose to recognize Central Bank because of its many contributions to the Payson community as well as its continuous support to local businesses. Here are a few of Central Bank’s contributions in Payson that were mentioned during the award ceremony on Monday, March 18:
The bank presents a quarterly Good Citizen Award to a deserving Payson citizen.
The bank sponsors an annual charitable program during the holidays called Central Bank Angels. In 2014, the Payson office raised $2,500 to provide Christmas for local families in need.
The bank is a major sponsor of the Payson Salmon Supper.
Bank officers volunteer yearly to teach high school students about the importance of financial responsibility.
The bank supports the local Payson Kiwanis Club annual golf tournament, which helps raise money for college scholarships for local high school students.
Bank officers are actively involved in economic development activities in Payson.
Payson Chamber President Colin Logue indicated that both the chamber and Payson City were grateful for the ongoing support Central Bank provides to businesses in Payson and for the bank’s support of local activities.
The Payson Chamber of Commerce recently named Central Bank as its Business of the Month.