Category Archives: Live Local

Brad Langguth

Dec 08 2014

Challenge Yourself to Live and Shop Local


Challenge Yourself to Live and Shop Local

By joining the local movement, you are supporting your neighbors by providing more choices and better options. When you choose to Live Local, you strengthen and support your community by helping your town prosper. All it takes are small changes …
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Nicole Slaubaugh

Nov 24 2014

4 Reasons to #ShopLocally


Let us know where you are shopping locally! #shoplocally

Hills Bank promotes the growth of hometown businesses and the local community by encouraging everyone to shop locally. By choosing to shop locally, you are not only helping your town prosper, you also receive benefits that only a local business …
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Joy Newhouse

Nov 17 2014

Top 10 Food Bank Donation Needs


Top 10 Food Bank Donation Needs

November is food banks’ busiest month. Nearly 70% of the food distributed in weekly food bags is donated by the community. The Johnson County Crisis Center Food Bank distributes 75,000 pounds of food each month to help alleviate hunger. The Linn …
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Molly Brown

Jul 30 2014

Tips for Preparing Sweet Corn


Iowa Sweet Corn

Sweet corn season is here! Iowans know the best tasting, most mouth-watering sweet corn comes from right here, in Iowa. What I didn’t know is everyone has their own unique way to prepare sweet corn. Here are a few ways we’ve heard, …
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Brenda Langenberg

Jul 02 2014

Favorite Summer Recipes and Grilling Tips from Hills Bank Employees


Do you need fresh recipes for your summer celebrations? Hills Bank employees have shared some of their favorite recipes and cooking tips for you to enjoy this summer.

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Keith Jones

May 19 2014

Save Money and Live Local with a Get-away to an Iowa Destination


Live Local with these Iowa Destinations!

Hills Bank is proud to help sustain our local economy by living locally. We encourage you to support Live Local. Even small changes will make a big difference in our communities. It is as simple as shopping locally instead of …
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Dwight Seegmiller

Jan 09 2014

About Hills Bank’s Scratchboard Art


Claudia McGeehee

If you’ve been to any Hills Bank location, it’s possible you’ve noticed variations of the scratchboard above on display. This artwork was created by local Iowa City artist, Claudia McGehee. Claudia discovered scratchboard in art school. Aligning with her love …
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