Success Story: The Bernings

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Derek and Melissa Berning’s experience with Minster Bank exemplifies the importance of community and trust in the journey of homeownership. With a longstanding connection to Brenda and the bank, they embarked on their home buying journey with confidence. Brenda’s consistent support and clear communication were instrumental in ensuring a smooth process from start to finish…. Read more »

Going Casual to Donate New Shoes

Left to Right: Kris Horlacher, Executive Director, Shoes 4 the Shoeless, and Andy Clements, Vandalia Branch Manager, Minster Bank In the heart of winter, while frost painted the windows and cold winds swept across West Central Ohio, there was warmth and generosity brewing within the walls of Minster Bank. Throughout January, the bank’s employees came… Read more »


Left to Right: Rhonda Keister, Branch Manager – Sidney, Minster Bank; Chris North, Executive Director, Shelby County Veteran Services; Amy Gallimore, Relationship Banker – Sidney, Minster Bank (Minster, OH – December 26, 2023) – In November 2023, the employees of Minster Bank raised funds in support of the Shelby County Veteran Services through the “Casual… Read more »

Fraud Prevention Tips for Businesses

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Every business can be a victim of fraud, so it’s important to be proactive and aware of the best ways to protect your company. Read our top four tips to help prevent business fraud. .. 4 Ways to Protect Your Business from Fraud 1. Use Positive Pay to deter check fraud. Positive Pay is an… Read more »

Save Money With These Banking Features During the Holidays

Holiday Shopping

According to the National Retail Federation, those celebrating the winter holidays in 2023 will spend an average of $875 on gifts, decorations, food and more. Sound like a stretch for your wallet? It might be time to start preparing for next year with a holiday savings account. A holiday savings account is a tool that… Read more »

Minster Bank Named Vandalia’s 2023 Business of the Year

Minster Bank Vandalia-Butler Team

The Vandalia-Butler Chamber of Commerce has recognized Minster Bank as the 2023 Business of the Year, celebrating our contributions to the local community and our commitment to economic prosperity. Recognizing Our Commitment to the Community This prestigious accolade, presented at the Chamber’s Annual Awards Gala on October 24, 2023, highlights the unwavering dedication of the… Read more »

Success Story: B-K Root Beer Stand

B-K Root Beer Stand

There’s something irresistible about an old-fashioned root beer stand, and Clark Monroe, owner of B-K Root Beer Stand in Troy, agrees.  For 37 years, Clark and his wife Lisa have run the stand, which opened a new location off County Rd. 25A in 2000. From root beer floats to signature Spanish hot dogs, the stand… Read more »