Tag Archives: Local Living

Allison Bates

Nov 09 2016

The Best Items to Donate to Food Banks This Holiday Season


The Best Items to Donate to Food Banks This Holiday Season

The holiday season is an especially difficult time for those living with food insecurity. According to feedingamercia.org, one in eight people in Iowa struggle with hunger. Food is expensive and the cost of groceries adds up quickly, especially with many …
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Angie Greiner

Feb 03 2016

Help Your Customers Find You With Google My Business


Google My Business

Making sure your customers can find you on Google can be hard, especially for those with several competitors in a specific geographic area. When a potential customer searches on Google, business listings will often appear on a Google Map search …
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Dave Haman

Jan 12 2016

Safety Tips for Snowmobile Riders


Safety Tips for Snowmobile Riders

Before heading out for this winter’s snowmobiling adventures, review these safety tips that take you beyond simple operational measures:

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Molly Brown

Nov 30 2015

#GivingTuesday


Giving Tuesday

Tomorrow marks #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. It’s a celebration of finding a way for your family, community, company, or organization to come together and give to those less fortunate. It also highlights giving on the heels …
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Katie Miller

Nov 25 2015

Tell us Where You #ShopLocally


Tell us where you Shop Locally!

There are many ways to help your community by shopping locally this holiday season. Use #ShopLocally to share photos of how you have supported a locally owned business. Who knows you may even get spotted by a Hills Bank employee …
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Molly Brown

Nov 03 2015

Top 10 Needed Items at Local Food Banks


Top 10 Needed Items at Local Food Banks

Thanksgiving gives us a chance to take a day and reflect on things we are thankful for with our family and friends. If you’re fortunate enough to have many things to be thankful for, this is also a great time …
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Jack O'Rourke

Mar 25 2015

Tips As you Move into Your New Home


Tips as you move into your new home.

A new home is the single largest purchase you will likely ever make. You’re ready to fill a new house and make it a home, while simultaneously saving for the unexpected expenses that are an unavoidable part of home ownership. …
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Molly Brown

Dec 01 2014

Give the Gift of Charity this Holiday Season


Giving Tuesday Unselfie

Tomorrow marks #givingtuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. It’s a celebration of finding a way for your family, community, company, or organization to come together and give to those less fortunate. By visiting GivingTuesday.org, you can show your …
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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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