Category: Community & Events

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 »

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 »

On the Grow with Monroe Grounds Maintenance

Evan and Eric Monroe of Monroe Grounds Maintenance

In 2004, Evan and Eric Monroe, twin brothers with a vision, kick-started their snow removal business right after graduating high school. Little did they know the incredible journey that awaited them. “We started plowing snow right out of high school, and it grew from there,” said Evan and Eric. “We both went into law enforcement… Read more »

Success Story: Francis Furniture

Francis Furniture Building

Francis Furniture is a fourth-generation family business dating back to 1935, and they pride themselves on providing friendly customer service and high-quality products to local communities. They also value the personal relationships they’ve established over the years, including their partnership with Minster Bank. Learn more about how Minster Bank has played a role in the… Read more »

Mark Your Calendar for the 2023 Parade of Homes

A home sponsored by Minster Bank in the 2020 Parade of Homes event.

Whether you’re downsizing or looking for your dream home, the Parade of Homes is here to inspire you with the best new home builds in the Miami Valley! Minster Bank and the Western Ohio Home Builders Association have teamed up once again for this annual event, which will feature numerous homes throughout Darke, Miami, Preble… Read more »