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Tom Wayne Joins Bank of Oak Ridge Board of Directors
March 31, 2014

Oak Ridge Financial Services, holding company for Bank of Oak Ridge, (OTCQB: BKOR), announced that Tom Wayne is the newest member of the Board of Directors for the bank and the holding company. Wayne has served as the bank’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since its inception in 2000.

Bank of Oak Ridge Announces 2nd Annual Guilford County Healthy Heart Challenge
March 6, 2014

In partnership with the American Heart Association’s Guilford Heart Ball, Bank of Oak Ridge is proud to announce the 2nd Annual Healthy Heart Challenge.

Bank of Oak Ridge Protects Seniors and Provides a Better Quality of Life for the Community
February 26, 2014

Thanks to Bank of Oak Ridge, residents of J.T. Hairston Memorial Apartments in Greensboro, NC will live in a safer and even more secure environment.  Bank of Oak Ridge joined the Senior Housing Crime Prevention Foundation in 2005 and is helping to protect those seniors by funding the Senior Crimestoppers program…

Manuel Perkins Retires From Bank of Oak Ridge Board of Directors
January 27, 2014

Oak Ridge Financial Services, holding company for Bank of Oak Ridge, (OTCQB: BKOR), announced that Manuel Perkins will retire from the Board of Directors for the bank and the holding company. Perkins played an instrumental role as one of the organizing Directors, and has served on several committees of the Board since the bank’s inception in 2000.

Two Guilford County Residents Announced as Bank Of Oak Ridge Healthy Heart Challenge Winners
October 11, 2013

In partnership with the American Heart Association’s Guilford Heart Ball, Bank of Oak Ridge has announced Guilford County residents, Tabitha Johnson and Jimmy Myrick, as the two winners of the first-ever Healthy Heart Challenge.

Bank Of Oak Ridge Announces First-Ever Healthy Heart Challenge Winners
October 8, 2013

In partnership with the American Heart Association’s Guilford Heart Ball, Bank of Oak Ridge will be announcing the two winners of the first-ever Healthy Heart Challenge, recognizing local men and women in Guilford County who have made lifestyle changes to prevent heart disease and stroke.

Bank Of Oak Ridge Announces John Brubaker Joins as Regional President Serving the Boone/High Country Market
October 1, 2013

Formerly President and CEO of High Country Bank in Boone, NC, which he helped found in 1998, Brubaker has more than 40 years of banking industry experience. When High Country Bank was later acquired by Yadkin Valley Bank, he served as…


Bank of Oak Ridge Announces Finalists for Healthy Heart Challenge
June 20, 2013

In partnership with the American Heart Association’s Guilford Heart Ball, Bank of Oak Ridge has announced four local finalists in the first-ever Healthy Heart Challenge. The Healthy Heart Challenge recognizes men and women in Guilford County who have made lifestyle changes to prevent heart disease and stroke.

Bank Of Oak Ridge President and CEO Ron Black Named Chairman of the board for the North Carolina Bankers Association
June 12, 2013

During the 177th Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Bankers Association (NCBA), Bank of Oak Ridge President & CEO Ron Black was named Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Bank Of Oak Ridge Announces the Promotions of Beth Buczkowski to Controller and Angelica Campos to financial analyst
May 21, 2013

Bank of Oak Ridge is pleased to announce Beth Buczkowski has been promoted to Controller and Angelica Campos has been promoted to Financial Analyst.

Off’n Running To Reward Healthy Heart Challenge Winner For Heart-Healthy Lifestyle Accomplishments
May 16, 2013

Off’n Running has announced that it will be celebrating one of the Healthy Heart Challenge winners in Guilford County. In partnership with the American Heart Association’s Guilford Heart Ball, Bank of Oak Ridge is proud to sponsor the first-everHealthy Heart Challenge.

Bank of Oak Voted 2013 “Best Bank In The Triad”
April 25, 2013

As reported by YES! Weekly’s annual “Best of the Triad” reader survey, Triad area residents voted Bank of Oak Ridge as the “Best Bank of the Triad,” an accolade the bank received in 2012 as well.

VF Jeanswear to Donate Prizes to Celebrate Healthy Heart Challenge Winner
April 9, 2013

VF Jeanswear, headquartered in Greensboro, has volunteered to honor one of the Healthy Heart Challenge Winners. In partnership with the American Heart Association’s Guilford Heart Ball, Bank of Oak Ridge is proud to sponsor the first-ever Healthy Heart Challenge.



Bank Of Oak Ridge Announces Martin Pratt Joins As Business Relationship Manager
April 9, 2013

With more than 25 years of banking experience, Pratt’s expertise spans commercial and retail banking, credit underwriting and review, and branch management. “With his proven track-record, excellent customer relationships and effective lending practices, Martin brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Bank of Oak Ridge,” said Jeff Finberg, Commercial Banking Manager for Bank of Oak Ridge.

Bank Of Oak Ridge Celebrates Thirteen Years And Offers Free Document Shredding
April 8, 2013

Bank of Oak Ridge is holding a free shred day in conjunction with its 13-year anniversary celebration. The event will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2013, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Lake Jeanette office in Greensboro, located at 400 Pisgah Church Road. The event is open to the entire community. Individuals are invited to bring documents for shredding and are welcome to enjoy free iced tea and lemonade from the Alight Foundation, as well as free food, giveaways and shredding.

Bank Of Oak Ridge Announces Austin Hill Named Summerfield Branch Manager
April 2, 2013

Bank of Oak Ridge is pleased to announce Austin Hill has become Branch Manager of the bank’s Summerfield location. He continues to serve as Vice President and Branch Manager of the New Garden location in Greensboro.

Bank Of Oak Ridge Announces Jason Woods Named Manager Of Retail Projects
March 21, 2013

Bank of Oak Ridge is pleased to announce Jason Woods has accepted the newly-created position of Vice President and Manager of Retail Projects.

Bank of Oak Ridge Sponsors Guilford County’s First-Ever Healthy Heart Challenge
Feb 12, 2013

In partnership with the American Heart Association’s Guilford Heart Ball, Bank of Oak Ridge is proud to announce the first-ever Healthy Heart Challenge. Recently named one of the Triad’s Healthiest Employers by the Triad Business Journal, Bank of Oak Ridge has made the health of their employees a strong focus within their company. Now, Bank of Oak Ridge is encouraging all citizens of Guilford County to not only bank as they should, but to take care of their hearts as they should.

 

 

Bank of Oak Ridge Selected as Top Work Place
Oct. 15, 2012

Bank of Oak Ridge is pleased to announce its selection as one of the Triad’s
Top Work Places for 2012. The Triad’s Top Work Places are based on employee nominations and surveys undertaken by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement, in partnership with the
News & Record.

 

 

Bank of Oak Ridge Voted Best Bank in the Triad
April 19, 2012

Thousands of Triad area residents voted for Bank of Oak Ridge as the “Best Bank” as reported by YES! Weekly’s annual “Best of the Triad” reader survey. The survey includes more than 150 categories recognizing readers’ selections of the best Triad businesses from banks to restaurants. “

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