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.
Employees of Advantage Bank joined with other banks' employees to help carry the giant US flag in the Midwest City parade on Monday, November 12th.
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.
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.
Coach Janith 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 wife.
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 Johnson's retirement.
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 Center.
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 answer questions.
When ancient wiring threatened the ability of the Spencer Historical Society to get full insurance coverage for the Spencer Museum, Advantage Bank stepped in to help. Advantage Bank President Randy Smith (3rd 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 (right of Randy Smith). Advantage Bank's EVP Danita Hayes to Bob's right. Back row, right of Pat is Linda Wangler, Tony Wangler behind her, Erlene Jones & Edna Turman.