Category: Community & Events

From 1914 to Now: The Story of Minster Bank [Video]

Historic Minster Bank building in Minster Ohio

This is the first part of a two-part series on Minster Bank’s past and present.  As a whole, Ohio is among the states with higher numbers of community banks – 178 total as of 2018. And for more than 100 years, Minster Bank has been one of those institutions. Learn more about Minster Bank’s history… Read more »

Minster Bank Announces 2019 Scholarship Recipients

13 students who recieved the Minster Bank 2019 Scholarship

At Minster Bank, we believe creating a bright future begins with fostering talent and professional development in our young people. That’s why each year, we award scholarships to area students graduating from high school. We’re pleased to announce the 13 winners of this year’s award. Read on to learn more about each recipient.  Gray Harshbarger,… Read more »

Financial Literacy With Minster Bank: Students Gain Money Smarts

Students at Minster School participating in financial literacy program with MInster Bank

During the 2018-19 school year, Minster Bank will reach around 2,000 students from kindergarten to high school through their financial literacy programs. Through these programs, which are held in each of the counties where Minster Bank branches are located – Auglaize, Shelby and Miami – Minster Bank representatives teach students financial skills in a fun… Read more »

Parker Elected to Board of Directors

robert parker

Robert Parker has been elected to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of Minster Financial Corp. Mr. Parker was elected to a three-year term at the annual meeting of shareholders. Mr. Parker, Chief Financial Officer, Waibel Energy Systems, will replace John Dunlap, who is retiring after 24 years of service on the Board… Read more »

Mark Your Calendar for the Spring Parade of Homes

Homes in a neighborhood representing the spring parade of homes in tipp city ohio

Minster Bank and the Western Ohio Home Builders Association have teamed up for the Spring Parade of Homes, which will feature 13 homes around the Miami Valley. From noon to 4 p.m. May 4 and 5, you’ll have the chance to walk through the 13 beautiful homes on the tour during this free event, talk… Read more »

Earth Day History + 4 Creative Ways to Celebrate

Hands holding up a chalk drawing of the earth representing earth day

Earth Day reminds us of a too-easily-forgotten truth: our everyday behaviors have an effect on our planet’s health. Think about using this Earth Day to practice habits that conserve resources, promote cleaner air and encourage better health for yourself and your family and friends. 

Fun Facts About Minster Bank’s Logo and History

Minster bank logo with descriptions of the meaning of the logo

You’ve probably seen the Minster Bank logo around town, on your bank statements or when you log in to your online banking portal. Did you know the logo – affectionately dubbed “Elmo” by the people here at the bank – has a special meaning in each of its elements? Take a look below and get… Read more »

Minster Bank to Host Canned Food Drive This November

Pile of items such as cans, peanut butter, oils, and cereal to donate to a local food drive

For the past four years, Minster Bank has proudly hosted a holiday food drive to serve local organizations and now the time has come for the 2018 drive. All donations will be presented to one of eight local nonprofit organizations in our communities. How will your donation make a difference? Learn more about the charities… Read more »

Minster Bank Says Thank You This Veterans Day

U.S. Army soldier with bag smiling

This Veterans Day, we’re saluting the people who have served our country in the armed forces. We’re proud to share two of our own associates’ stories of their time in the military and their advice for veterans returning to civilian life and the workforce. Harley Stewart, U.S. Navy A native of Marble Hill, a tiny… Read more »

Protect Your Identity by Attending a Community Shred Event

shreds of paper preventing identity theft

With identity thieves lurking, it can be stressful worrying over the security of your identity. A major way to cut down on the risk of identity theft is to shred any unnecessary personal documents you don’t need, such as tax returns, pay stubs and old bank records. At Minster Bank, we’re here to help protect… Read more »