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Blood Drive Thurs. April 7 The Farmers Bank of Mt Pulaski will host a Blood Drive April 7 from 10 am to 2 pro. Please mark your calendar for this event. This event is being held in conjunction with Community Banking Week, April 3-9. More information about the blood drive and other activities for Community Banking Week will be published ata later date. The Farmers Bank to Celebrate Community Banking Week April 3 - 9, 2011 is the 21  Annual Community Banking Week in Illinois. This year's theme is "Catch the Community Banking Spirit". The hallmarks of a community bank are: PEOPLE, VISION, AND COMMITMENT. Local people in decision-making capacities; a vision of what our community is and can be; and a commitment to dedicate the resources needed to ensure that the vision is realized. Not every bank is a real Community Bank, the decision-makers at community banks are your neighbors. They are the means to the financial end for their customers, which include small busi- nesses and agricultural customers. The Farmers Bank of Mt. Pulaski is dedicated to investing in our local community - Mt. Pulaski and Logan County - rein- vesting your deposit dollars to help local businesses prosper, to help farmers grow, to help your neighbors, friends, and family. purchase a new home or automobile, or to help finance the col- lege education of a child. The directors, officers, and employees of The Farmers Bank of Mt. Pulaski.hope that you will join us as we observe and rec- ognize Our special week and celebrate our great community. Thanks to everyone who has helped to make us a vital part of this area's growth and prosperity. You've given us reason to celebrate Illinois Community Banking Week. The Farmers Bank of Mt. Pulaski Mt Pulaski Storm Exlmnses - Fell 2011 The City of Mt Pulaski - Public Works Director Mike Patridge - has compiled the city expenses for the Feb snowstorm and has submitted the following to FEMA. All employees - straight time expenses were - labor-224 hours at a cost of $3,990.56; equipment-224 hours at a cost of $8,694 - Total Hours-448 with total expense of $12,684.56. Overtime Expense - labor-65.5 hours at a cost of $1,717.42; equipment-65.5 hours at a cost of $2,497.13 - Total Hours- 131 with total expense of $4,214.55. Plus 50 tons of road salt at a cost of $3,131.50. Total Overtime expenses $7,346.05 All Total - labor-289.5 hours at a cost-of $5,707; equip- ment-289.5 hours at a cost of $11,191.13 - Total labor & equipment $16,899.11 plus road salt $3,131.50. Total cost for the Feb 2011 snowstorm $20,030.61. If the FEMA request is approved, only the overtime expenses will be reimbursed, and only those expenses that occurred during a 48-hour time frame will be eligible. The most overtime expenses that occurred during the 48- hour time frame occurred during February 1 and Feb- ruary 2. The total costs that occurred during that time were $5,325.83. FEMA reimbursement rate is 75%, which would equal a payment of $3,994.37 to the City of Nit. Pulaski. Plumbing- Heating- Cooling Backhoe Service- Septic Lsystems March 5, 2011 " It don't take a genius to spot a goat in a flock of sheep. COWBOY WISDOM The Miss America Contest was created in Atlantic City in 1921 with the purpose of extending the tourist season beyond Labor Day. Do You Know Who You Can Trust? It's a hard choice in today's financial marketplace. With so many banks and other financial companies trying to get your business, it's hard to know who really has your best interest at heart. What's the solution? Placing your trust in A Real Community Bank solves that problem. Because only banks qualified to display this banking seal of approval are dedicated to hometown values and hometown commitment. As A Real Community Bank, we're committed to the community where we live and work. Committed to making all our decisions locally and remaining focused on the needs of our customers and community. Come visit and tell us how we can serve you. THE FARMERS Fm B A N K o.M00 TAe Obe Basek  Lowa CoemriU . ,ewe XS7Jt 130 S. Washington St. - Mt Pulaski 792-5211 Mt. Pulai Times