Advantage Bank In Your Community
We are proud to be a member of the Eastern Oklahoma County Community!
MWC Veterans' Day Parade
Employees of Advantage Bank joined with other banks' employees to help
carry the giant US flag in the Midwest City parade on Monday, November
The view from underneath the 7 story American flag, loaned by the Naval Reserve for the Veterans Day Parade.
The flag is 50 feet by 76 feet, weighs 110 pounds and was sponsored by the MWC Chapter of Disabled American Veterans. The flag has made appearances at NFL Super Bowls, World Series baseball games and the Rose Bowl.
Advantage Bank President and CEO Randy Smith was one of the many
bank employees who used part of their day off to help honor our
country's military service veterans.
Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure
against the freezing dawn temperatures of a cold snap on October 27th,
Advantage Bank employees, their friends and family members participated
in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Bricktown.
Advantage Bank donated a cake honoring former Star Spencer High School
Basketball Lifetime Achievement Award winning Coaches Janith Johnson and
Johnny Johnson. The awards and cake were presented at the annual Alumni
Basketball Fundraiser Game on October 9th, 2012.
Johnson, right, admires the framed Lifetime Achievement Award presented
to her on October 9th at SSHS. Former Lady Bobcat basketball
players came to honor their coach.
Coach Johnny Johnson, holding his Lifetime Achievement Award, and his
wife are flanked by some of his former Bobcat players. The framed
awards were created by SSHS men's basketball Coach Patrick Cudjoe's
Coach Jan Johnson and her daughter, left and husband Mike are joined by
Coach Tiamber Derrick, who took over as coach of the Lady Bobcats after
Advantage Bank employees, family members and friends participated in the
2012 Midwest City 5K Renaissance Run on September 15th. For
the sixth year in a row, we won the Spirit Award for most participation
in the event which raises funds for community cultural and social
Six consecutive years of First Place Spirit Awards won by Advantage
Bank, thanks to the consistent participation of our dedicated staff in
the annual Midwest City Renaissance Run!
Winners of the Spring 2012 BUG Awards accepted bicycles from community
sponsors Advantage Bank and Antwine's Plumbing on May 31st at Spencer
Elementary School. The program is a project of the Midwest City Kiwanis
Club working with community partners in the Spencer Chamber of Commerce.
From left: Isaiah Antwine of Antwine's Plumbing with girls' bike winner
Akaiah Johnson, Spencer Elementary School Principal Dr. Mary Coughlin,
boys' bike winner Bryan Wilson with Randy Smith of Advantage Bank.
For assisting Rogers Middle School with prizes and a field trip for
their 25 Books Campaign reading program, Language Arts teacher Mrs.
Henrietta Thompson presented Advantage Bank with a plaque, which was
accepted by Advantage Bank Board member Donna Smith. The school was
named for Donna's father, Melvin P. Rogers, who served on the Oklahoma
City School Board.
Advantage Bank’s President and CEO Randy Smith helped honor Tinker AFB
Leadership at a Reception held May 17th at the Sheraton MWC Hotel at
the Reed Conference Center.
L to R: Midwest City Mayor Jack Fry, Captain Charles Baker, Maj. Gen.
Bruce Litchfield & MWC Chamber President Randy Smith
At the Midwest City Rotary Club’s Mexican Breakfast at Chelino’s
fundraising event on April 28th, Cindy Van Kley compliments
Advantage Bank President & CEO Randy Smith on his excellent skills as
volunteer server. The club’s members sold tickets for the meal and
helped with preparing, serving and bussing the tables to raise funds for
their community education service projects.
Rebecca Harris, left, a member of the 2012 class of Leadership Midwest
City, with Kaela Kennedy, right and Cindy Van Kley were Advantage Bank
employees who volunteered for
the Taste of Midwest City fundraising event on April 23rd at the Reed
Advantage Bank sponsored a corporate table at the Taste of Midwest City
fundraiser. The bank donated a basketball signed by OKC Thunder's
Russell Westbrook for the silent auction.
The Choctaw Public Library invited Cindy Van Kley to judge their Peeps
Art Contest. Advantage Bank donated a selection of prizes for the
participants, aged from 3 to 18 years old.
Advantage Bank was a sponsor for Star Spencer High School's 2nd Annual
Bobcat Breakout Step Show on April 16th. Public Relations Representative
Cindy Van Kley set up a display with many free handouts and a drawing
for eight door prizes.
Members of the Spencer Historical Society and Spencer Post Office
patrons celebrated the 109th Birthday of the Spencer Post Office on
February 25th in the Post Office lobby. Refreshments were provided by
the Society, and photo albums from the Spencer Museum of the city's
historic past were on display for browsing, with members on hand to
ancient wiring threatened the ability of the Spencer Historical Society
to get full insurance coverage for the Spencer Museum, Advantage Bank
stepped in again to help. Advantage Bank President Randy Smith
(third from right) presented a check for $1000 to complete the
wiring project. Historical Society members accepting included, front row
from left: Gary Egbert, Pat
Aubert, Mary Hammon, Betty Earnest, Bob Cowles (to the right of
Randy Smith). That's Advantage Bank's EVP Danita Hayes to Bob's right.
On the back row, to the right of Pat is Linda Wangler, with Tony Wangler
behind her, Erlene Jones, and Edna Turman.