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Charity Hand-Up Contest PreviewCitywide Banks Announces Seven Nominees for Our $10,000 Charity Hand-Up Contest

October 11, 2018, 12:00 p.m.
Citywide Banks employees have nominated seven Colorado nonprofits to compete for $10,000 in donations in the bank’s Charity Hand-Up Contest from October 30 through November 19 on social media. The nominees are Clothes to Kids Denver, Easterseals Colorado, Epic Experience, Foster Source, Grand Foundation, Step Denver, and Summit Dog Rescue. The community is invited to participate by voting on Facebook and helping raise awareness of these impactful causes.

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10 Questions with Morse Preview 10 QUESTIONS | Get to Know Brendan Morse of Citywide Banks

July 27, 2018, 12:00 p.m.
Meet Brendan Morse. Brendan is another member of the Citywide Banks team that keeps our bank at the forefront of great service and innovation. As Senior Vice President, Treasury Management Officer, Brendan heads up our Treasury Management team. This team works with our commercial banking clients finding solutions through our product offerings that help each company simplify cash management, strengthen fraud protection and maximize the earning power of deposits.

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Mental Health Matters

Do Your Part in Helping Break the Stigma of Mental Health

May 30, 2018, 1:30 p.m.
There is a moment in everyone’s life when the world around us pauses, and we are alone with our emotions. For some, this could be a moment of excitement and joy. For others, this may arise from sudden grief or anger. The power of our mind is both amazing and fragile. It is a blessing that makes us human. Its power helps us interpret our world and our connection to others. However, just like our physical health, there are uncontrollable factors that can impact our ability to deal with stress, crisis, addiction, or other emotional challenges.

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Ten Questions with Stacey

10 QUESTIONS | Get to Know Stacey Shanti Pitschka of Citywide Banks

April 23, 2018, 3:45 p.m.
Meet Stacey Shanti Pitschka. Stacey is another member of the Citywide Banks team that keeps our bank at the forefront of great service and innovation. As Executive VP, Retail Banking Manager, Stacey oversees our consumer and small business product lines and management of our 25 banking centers. That’s a big job, but Stacey handles it with grace and a smile. There must be something to all that yoga and meditation.

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2018 Community Pride Award Presentation

Citywide Banks Recognizes Protreat Technology Corporation with
2018 Community Pride Award for its Work Benefiting Kids Battling Cancer

March 9, 2018, 4:35 p.m.
Citywide Banks named Protreat Technology Corporation as the winner of its 2018 Community Pride Award. The award was presented at the Made in Colorado Manufacturing Forum held in Denver on March 1, 2018. Each year, the bank recognizes one of its clients that is doing good works in the local community. Protreat, a manufacturer and service provider for oilfield processors, founded a local nonprofit that supports kids recovering from cancer.

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2018 Economic Forecast

2018 Citywide Banks Economic Forecast for Colorado Businesses
EXPERTS DISCUSS TAXES, INFLATION, EMPLOYMENT & MORE

February 23, 2018, 10:10 a.m.
This month, Citywide Banks hosted its 2018 Economic Forecast forum in Denver for more than 400 senior executives from companies across the Front Range. The 19th annual event featured presentations by Nancy Tengler of Heartland Financial USA, Inc. and Rick Pederson of Bow River Capital Partners. The event included commentary on global, national and local economic trends and opportunities that lie ahead for Colorado businesses.

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2018 Citywide Banks Poll of Colorado Businesses Showcase Continued Optimism and Growing Concern of Finding Quality Labor

February 14, 2018, 2:05 p.m.
Citywide Banks released the results of a new poll of more than 400 CEO and senior level professionals from across Denver and the Front Range. The poll was taken during registration for the bank’s 2018 Economic Forecast event. While based on an unscientific sample, the results pointed to continued optimism by businesses in Colorado.

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Citywide Banks Hosting Free Community Shredding Events During October

Oct. 4, 2017, 8:10 a.m.
A great way to help protect yourself from identity theft is to shred financial documents that are no longer needed. As a free, community service, Citywide Banks is hosting shredding events during October at select Citywide Banks banking centers. Shredding will be securely managed by ProShred and XpresShred. Due to the popularity of these events, please limit your shredding materials to five bags.

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CWB Golf Classic

Citywide Banks Hosts 51st Annual Golf Classic and Raises Over $9,000 for Colorado's Mental Health Wellness

Sept. 11, 2017, 2:40 p.m.
Citywide Banks hosted its annual golf event on Thursday, August 31, at the Inverness Golf Club. More than 100 of the bank's clients helped mark the 51st consecutive year for the event. During this year's event, the bank made contributions, based on golfer scores, to Mental Health Center of Denver, Aurora Mental Health Center, and AllHealth Network. A total of $9,156 was raised, including $7,701 in bank donations and $1,455 from individuals. The funds will be split evenly among the three mental health nonprofits.

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Citywide Banks Supporting Youth Mental Health Programs through Denver Health Foundation Commitment

June 20, 2017, 12:38 p.m.
Citywide Banks is continuing its support of the Denver Health Foundation with a $10,000 contribution that will go toward an endowment to fund expansion of Denver Health Medical Center's Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Services program. The donation is part of a recent $50,000 multi-year commitment by the bank. The funds will go toward research and treatment for youth faced with depression, bi-polar disorder, drug addiction, schizophrenia, and suicidal disorder.

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Citywide Banks Helps Raise More than $40,000 for Colorado Golf Foundation to Fund Denver Youth Programs

May 30, 2017, 8:34 a.m.
Citywide Banks has teamed with the Colorado Golf Foundation for the sixth-straight year to present the nonprofit's 2017 Fundraising Tournament on May 25th at the CommonGround Golf Course in Aurora. More than $40,000 was raised during the event will help fund innovative youth programs, including the Solich Caddie and Leadership Academy and CommonGround's school and community wellness activities. The programs supported by the Colorado Golf Foundation primarily target underprivileged kids in metro Denver communities.

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Getting Down to Business with Mental Health Wellness in Colorado

May 26, 2017, 10:31 a.m.
Our story in Colorado is just beginning. Business is good and there is plenty of optimism on the horizon. Colorado is in the midst of big growth and modernization. Millennials and other transplants are flocking to our state for the jobs, the recreation, the weather, and the Colorado lifestyle we all love. However, that’s just one side of Colorado’s story.

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Citywide Banks Partners with Mental Health Colorado for 2017 Article Series and Community Resource Directory in Denver Business Journal

May 26, 2017, 7:06 a.m.
All of us in Colorado want a local community that is safe and vibrant. We want our children and loved ones shielded from harm. We want our businesses to thrive to their fullest potential. However, for too many of our neighbors, coworkers, friends, and family, daily life can be an emotional strain. Left untreated, behavioral health issues can have devastating impacts. Most significantly, mental health affects everyone in the community.

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Citywide Banks Partners with Bags of Fun to Help Colorado Kids Battling Serious Illnesses

May 25, 2017, 3:25 p.m.
For more than a decade, Citywide Banks has supported the Gabby Krause Foundation and Bags of Fun. The Colorado nonprofit delivers personalized backpacks full of games, electronics, books, and toys to help tap the healing power of play in children battling cancer and other serious illnesses. Citywide Banks is a 2017 Community Partner with the group.

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Citywide Banks Supporting Mental Health Center of Denver's Community Initiatives as 2017 Collaborative Partner

May 11, 2017, 2:34 p.m.
Citywide Banks is continuing its support of the Mental Health Center of Denver (MHCD) by participating as a 2017 Collaborative Partner. The bank provides significant financial support, employee volunteers, event involvement, and actively participates in MHCD awareness campaigns throughout the year. Through multiple community sites, mental health providers in Denver Public Schools, and other outreach, MHCD provides treatment and prevention services to more than 45,000 children and adults annually.

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Citywide Banks Recognized as 2017 Community Partner of the Year by Denver Nonprofit, Bayaud Enterprises

May 10, 2017, 4:12 p.m.
Bayaud Enterprises, a Denver nonprofit focused on helping people with disabilities and other barriers find employment, honored Citywide Banks with its 2017 Community Partner of the Year award at its annual tribute luncheon. Citywide Banks helped Bayaud launch its Laundry Truck program for Denver's homeless, provided employee volunteers, and participated in other support campaigns throughout the year.

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Citywide Banks Helps Raise Over $75,000 for Mental Health Programs in Littleton Public Schools

May 10, 2017, 8:52 a.m.
Citywide Banks sponsored the LPS Foundation's Legacy Fund for Mental Health at last month's 2017 Spirit Celebration event. The funds will help provide additional mental health support throughout the Littleton Public Schools District. The programs are focused on helping students to build resiliency and positive mental health wellness at school, as well as continue connecting families with mental health experts in the community.

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Citywide Banks Helps Bayaud Enterprises Launch Colorado's First Laundry Truck for Those Challenged with Homelessness

April 3, 2017, 2:26 p.m.
This month, Bayaud Enterprises, a Denver nonprofit, is launching Colorado's first mobile laundry service for those individuals and families challenged by homelessness. It is only the second program of its kind in the United States. The Laundry Truck is part of a larger mission that provides community resources for individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment. Citywide Banks is proud to help fund this pioneering project.

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