Little Rock, AR, April 14, 2015 (Newswire.com) - On April 13, 2015 Arvest Bank (Arvest) will launch a new community enrichment program, Dollars Making Sense, to enhance its ties with local communities in Central Arkansas. Program components include the Economic Empowerment Workshop Series, a college scholarship for graduating high school seniors, as well as sponsorship opportunities for community based and nonprofit organizations. Arvest has also launched the new web portal to connect individuals with information vital to building wealth and financial independence.
“Arvest is proud to boost its commitment to local communities through the Dollars Making Sense community enrichment program. We have a longstanding history of being actively involved in the communities we serve. Dollars Making Sense allows us to increase our efforts,” Jim Cargill, Arvest Bank President and Sales Manager, said.
At the new web portal, visitors will find information on how to apply for the scholarship, specific information about how to attend a workshop and other helpful tools, such as:
· tips on effective saving,
· how to improve one’s credit score, and
· financial planning to pay for college tuition
Two workshops will occur in June in Little Rock:
· Thursday, June 4, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.
Greater Second Baptist Church
5616 Geyer Springs Road
· Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 11:30 a.m.
Mosaic Templars Cultural Center
501 W. 9th Street
For more information about Dollars Making Sense and upcoming events surrounding the program, please contact Kyle Proctor at 501.379.7637.
About Arvest Bank
Arvest Bank operates more than 270 bank branches in Arkansas, Oklahoma, Missouri and Kansas through a group of 16 locally managed banks, each with its own board and management team. These banks serve customers in more than 120 communities, with 12-hour weekday banking at most locations. Arvest also provides a wide range of banking services including loans, deposits, treasury management, credit cards, mortgage loans and mortgage servicing. Arvest is an equal housing lender and member FDIC.