Progress First, Progress Now: Current Projects
As the area’s strongest, most trusted community bank, The First is deeply involved in local events, organizations and development in the communities we serve. Our employees are your neighbors, your community supporters and friends. Here are a few ways we’re putting You First.
July 1 - 30 - First for Learning School Supply Drive
Help students and teachers in your community start the new school year with all they need. Bring school supplies to any First National Bank of Hutchinson location July 1 - 30 and The First will match your contribution. More information and details to come, including school supply lists for each community.
June 23 - Celebrating You!
You're invited to enjoy lunch on us, a simple way to thank you for your loyalty. Stop in at any location of The First for grilled hot dogs and more... it's time to celebrate you! Click here for more details.
June 16 - Over the Edge
Benefitting the United Way of Reno County, this unique urban adventure gives you the chance to rappel down one of the tallest buildings in downtown Hutchinson, The First! For more details on this event, or if you are interested in participating, please click here.
June 16 - Relay for Life of Reno County
Employees of The First and their families participate in the Relay for Life walk, the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. This event, held annually in June, takes place at Trinity Catholic High School in Hutchinson.
May 20 - Goddard's Safety First Event
The First's Goddard location is hosting a free community Safety First event. Learn how to keep your family safe and visit our team that's First for You, and First for Goddard! Meet Deputy Dan with the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office and check out a patrol car. Visit with some of the Goddard police officers who help keep you safe and have your child's car/booster seat checked for proper installation. The Sedgwick County Fire Department will offer fire safety tips and provide fire truck tours. Members of the Sedgwick County EMS will also be on site. Along with providing the opportunity to explore an ambulance, EMS Bike Medic Team members will offer tips on helmet safety and other related health topics.
May 5 - Main Street Hops for TECH
The First and various other businesses located in the Downtown Hutchinson area participate in this annual fundraiser for the Training and Evaluation Center of Hutchinson (TECH). At each venue, patrons get the opportunity to sample hors d' oeuvres and specialty brews. For more information, or if you are interested in participating, please click here.
April 21 - Customer Shred Day
The First is helping you clear out old records and documents... spring clean the easy way with shredding at The First! Customers are encouraged to bring in unwanted documents to our Sherman & Main (Hutchinson), Andale, Goddard, and Haven locations from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. for on-site shredding. Click here for more information.
Quarterly Jean Day Organizations
As a supporter of the surrounding communities, The First and its employees contribute to numerous charitable organizations, both local and national. By wearing jeans on a designated day each month, the following organizations are being recognized in the 2nd quarter:
- Cause for Paws (Reno County locations)
- Community Public Libraries (Sedgwick County locations)
- Horizons Child Advocacy Center (Reno County locations)
- Kansas Food Bank for Kids (Sedgwick County locations)
- Relay for Life of Reno County (Reno County locations)
- Special Olympics (Sedgwick County locations)