Category Archives: News and Events

Janelle Johnson

Aug 14 2017

Hills Bank Business Academy: Financing the Beginning Farmer Seminar Wrap-Up


Part of making the decision to take over a farming operation is developing your team. On Tuesday, August 8, 2017 over 90 attendees circled around tables to harvest information from a variety of speakers. Speakers shared information with young or beginning …
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Dawn Lyons

Jul 19 2017

Thanksgiving in July Community Food Drive


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This July marks the 19th year of the Crisis Center of Johnson County‘s Thanksgiving in July Community-Wide Food Drive. This time of the year there tends to be a donation gap, once school is out for the summer, and many children …
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Aaron Schaefer

Jul 10 2017

The Economy and Market from Here…at Hills July 2017


The Economy and Market from Here...at Hills.

Despite disappointing economic growth in the first quarter and a string of uninspiring jobs reports, domestic stock markets continued reaching record highs.  The S&P 500 was up 3.09% in the 2nd quarter and has gained 9.34% year-to-date.  International markets rallied …
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Donna Hallett

May 16 2017

Summer Reading Program 2017


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Hills Bank is proud to sponsor many Summer Reading Programs throughout the Eastern Iowa Corridor by partnering with our local schools grades K-12. Most programs begin at the end of May, just in time for Summer Break.

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Danielle Cahill

Apr 17 2017

Business Spotlight: Business Continuity Workshop Wrap-up


Safeguard Iowa Partnership

Recently, 20 business owners/managers participated in a Hills Bank Business Academy event to hear Dutch Geisinger and John Halbrook from Safeguard Iowa Partnership discuss keeping businesses opened during emergency situations. Topics covered included why you need a business continuity plan, what a …
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Aaron Schaefer

Apr 10 2017

The Economy and Market from Here… at Hills April 2017


The Economy and Market from Here...at Hills.

The stock market continued its march upward in the first quarter. Domestic stocks as measured by the S&P 500 rose 6.07% through March 31st. International markets fared slightly better, as the MSCI EAFE rose 7.39% over the same period. These …
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Karissa Wikert

Mar 08 2017

Friends Club Spotlight: Upcoming Events


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Another quarter full of new Friends Club events is quickly approaching, but we still have some great activities planned for the next two months. Take a look at what’s still available and keep an eye out for our second quarter …
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Dave Kriz

Feb 28 2017

March is Hills Bank’s Ag Month


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It’s that time of year again: our annual Hills Bank celebration of spring and agriculture, with Ag Month events all March long! Agriculture is intertwined with our history, heritage, and values, and remains an important part of our culture today. Check out the …
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Karissa Wikert

Feb 08 2017

Friends Club Spotlight: Upcoming Events


Friends Club 2017 Upcoming Events

We are looking forward to more wonderful Friends Club events and activities and invite you to take a look at what we have planned for the coming months. Simply click the title of each event to find more information and learn …
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Jay Allpress

Feb 06 2017

Beware of Tax Identity Theft


Tax Identity Theft

All taxpayers, business owners, and tax preparers should be aware of identity theft scams by people pretending to be IRS representatives through phone calls, text messages, or email communications. Tax related identity theft occurs when someone uses your Social Security …
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