PPP Simplified Forgiveness

PPP Simplified Forgiveness

January 25, 2021

On Tuesday night, January 19, 2021, the SBA released the long-awaited Simplified Forgiveness Application (Form 3805S).  This is the application we have mentioned and have hoped would be released.  We encourage all PPP loans under $150,000 to submit your forgiveness applications at this time, if all requirements for forgiveness have been met.   This was done […] PPP Simplified Forgiveness

A Message Regarding PPP Round 2

A Message Regarding PPP Round 2

January 13, 2021

Thank you for allowing us to be a part of your Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan. As you may already be aware, a new COVID-19 relief package has been signed into law allocating an additional $285 billion to fund more PPP loans and provide simplified forgiveness for existing PPP loans less than $150,000. The program […] A Message Regarding PPP Round 2

Message from Bank President and CEO

Message from Bank President and CEO

October 26, 2020

On behalf of everyone at Greater State Bank, I want to start off by saying “Thank you” for allowing us to be a part of your  financial solution during this very trying time. I want to take a minute to notify and update you on your Paycheck Protection  Program (PPP) loan and the process for […] Message from Bank President and CEO

Introducing Allen Shields, Board Member

Introducing Allen Shields, Board Member

September 11, 2020

Introducing Allen Shields Board Member On behalf of the Board of Directors of Greater State Bank and Robert Lozano, Chairman of the Board, we are pleased to announce the appointment of Allen Shields , the newest member of our Board.Allen brings over 40 years of experience in community banking beginning in 1974 a the First […] Introducing Allen Shields, Board Member

COVID-19: Message for our Customers

COVID-19: Message for our Customers

March 18, 2020

At Greater State Bank, the health and well-being of our customers, friends, employees and our families is our top priority. We continue to monitor the ever-changing situation surrounding COVID-19. We want to assure you that we have an emergency preparedness plan that will enable us to meet your financial needs without interruption. In this effort […] COVID-19: Message for our Customers

Greater State Bank at KIDS AGAINST HUNGER Event

Greater State Bank at KIDS AGAINST HUNGER Event

February 29, 2020

On Saturday, February 29, 2020, Kids Against Hunger held a volunteer-driven effort to package and distribute food world -wide where hunger and starvation are rampant. This Event allows volunteers an opportunity to contribute in feeding the world.  There were 43,000 packages packed that day.  Each package feeds a family of 4-6 people. Greater State Bank […] Greater State Bank at KIDS AGAINST HUNGER Event

Greater State Bank 3rd Adopt a Park Clean-up

Greater State Bank 3rd Adopt a Park Clean-up

February 29, 2020

Greater State Bank had its third clean up at Lion’s Park in McAllen, Texas on Saturday, February 29th, 2020. GSB employees and family came with trash bags and grabbers to pick up trash in a nearby McAllen Park on a cool Saturday Morning. A total of 7 bags of trash were collected with 8 adults […] Greater State Bank 3rd Adopt a Park Clean-up

A Record-Breaking Year for GSB employee contributions to United Way

A Record-Breaking Year for GSB employee contributions to United Way

February 20, 2020

United Way volunteer Joel Morales, conducted a presentation to GSB McAllen Staff. Employees were informed of the various organizations United Way contributions benefit. He provided a testimonial about his own personal experience with one of the organizations that United Way works with.We are pleased to announce that 2020 is a record breaking year for Greater […] A Record-Breaking Year for GSB employee contributions to United Way

2nd Adopt a Park Clean-up

2nd Adopt a Park Clean-up

January 23, 2020

Greater State Bank had its second clean up at Lion’s Park in McAllen, Texas on Thursday, January 23rd, 2020. GSB employees came with trash bags and grabbers to pick up trash in a nearby McAllen Park on Thursday afternoon. A total of 3 bags of trash were collected. 2nd Adopt a Park Clean-up

Judging at Boys & Girls Club Competition

Judging at Boys & Girls Club Competition

January 23, 2020

Greater State Bank employee Edgar Llanas attended the Boys & Girls Club of McAllen Annual Junior Youth of the Year Competition as a Judge Wednesday, January 29th, 2020. Judges had to pick one youth to move on to the next level of the competition in February. A total of nine youths competed, each with 20 […] Judging at Boys & Girls Club Competition

Customer Appreciation Barbecue in Premont

Customer Appreciation Barbecue in Premont

December 7, 2019

GSB Officers and Employees held a Customer Appreciation Barbecue for the Premont Community. Visitors of the Premont Feed Store were able to do their shopping , visit with GSB employees, and enjoy a fajita taco and drink all in one. We thank Mr. David Sanchez, owner, for allowing us the opportunity to be their guest. We […] Customer Appreciation Barbecue in Premont

Falfurrias Customer Appreciation Day

Falfurrias Customer Appreciation Day

October 17, 2019

On Thursday, October 17, 2019 the Falfurrias Branch held a Customer Appreciation luncheon.  GSB employees fed over 100 customers and enjoyed good conversation and interaction with them.  The event was held in conjunction with our monthly bank board meeting. Falfurrias Customer Appreciation Day