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Heart Healthy Challenge 2014
In partnership with the American Heart Association’s Guilford Heart Ball, Bank of Oak Ridge announced the three winners of the Healthy Heart Challenge, which recognizes local men and women in Greater Guilford County who have made lifestyle changes to prevent heart disease and stroke. This years winners, Bebe Ramzah, Loury Floyd and Jeff Keezer will be recognized as the “2014-2015 Faces of Heart Health” in Guilford County throughout the year and have received prizes generously donated by VF Jeanswear and Off’n Running. Congratulations to all of our winners and finalists!
Summerfield Founders’ Day 2014
The 18th Annual Summerfield Founders’ Day drew a large attendance this year and Bank of Oak Ridge once again had a team out to join in the celebration! We walked in the parade and threw footballs out to the crowd, as well as entertained guests at our tent with fun games and the opportunity to win a stainless steel, TRU-Infrared™, gas grill. Our lucky winner was Amanda Stafford, pictured below with Amanda Martin, Personal Banker at our Summerfield office.
The 28th Annual Carolina Blues Festival
Bank of Oak Ridge was a proud sponsor again in 2014 of the Carolina Blues Festival, presented by the Piedmont Blues Preservation Society at Festival Park in downtown Greensboro. As always, our tradition of handing out LED light sticks to the attendees and performing artists was a huge hit with the festive crowd listening to incredible music, and a great time was had by all.
The 21st Anniversary Women’s Only 5k Walk & Run
Bank of Oak Ridge was a proud sponsor of the 21st Anniversary Women’s Only 5k on October 5, 2013. This year’s theme was SHEROS (female super heroes against cancer) and many ladies dressed the part. Bank of Oak Ridge handed out 2,000 pink recyclable bags with invitations to the upcoming shred event prior to the race and then provided bottled water along the home stretch.
The event was a huge success with a record breaking 4,000+ women and girls registered and over $110,000 raised for the Mammography Scholarship Fund. This will help provide free, life-saving mammograms and follow-up care for women in our area who are uninsured or lack the financial means to pay for the screening.
Summerfield Founders Day 2013
Bank of Oak Ridge’s team of 15 employees & 9 family members walked in the parade and threw out 1,050 footballs to the crowd, which was a huge hit. The team also had a booth were visitors played corn hole, chose lollipops from a lollipop tree and gave out sunblock, balloons and tattoos. Guests also registered to win a stainless steel, infrared, gas grill. Our lucky winner was Beatrice Gaffney.
Oak Ridge Elementary PTA Carnival
Bank of Oak Ridge was happy to sponsor the Oak Ridge Elementary 2013 PTA Carnival held April 20th. The carnival was a great success and there was tons of food and fun. Derrick Corriveau enjoyed a wet day in the dunking booth, representing the Bank to raise funds for the PTA’s initiatives.
Shred Day 2012
On October 13th we held our annual Shred Day event at our New Garden Crossing location. Many clients and neighbors joined us for free document shredding, compliments of Shred Depot, and safely disposed of their old documents. By shredding sensitive, personal or business documents they helped prevent identity theft while also clearing out valuable space.
The 20th Anniversary Women’s Only 5K Walk & Run
The Bank of Oak Ridge team joined in the fight against cancer, at the 20th Anniversary Women’s Only 5K Walk & Run, on Saturday, October 6th. There were 3,716 runners and walkers who combined brought in $118,711 for the Mammography Scholarship Fund. This will help provide free, life-saving mammograms and follow-up care for women who are uninsured or lack the financial means to pay for the screening.
2012 Summerfield Founders’ Day
Historians and townspeople love days like Summerfield Founders’ Day. It was a day of celebrating past, present and future. Bank of Oak Ridge joined in the festivities surrounding Summerfield Founders’ Day in May once again this year. We walked the parade route and threw out over 1,000 beach balls and lucky registrant Jason Long won the Char-Broil Commercial Infrared Grill.
Summerfield held its 16th celebration of Founders’ Day, and the town also marked a milestone…the 200th anniversary of when it changed names. The town was formerly called Bruce’s Crossing.
The event is held over two days and started Friday night with a concert, carnival rides and food. Saturday the event kicked off with the annual parade, and included live entertainment, food and pig races. The Summerfield Founders’ Day parade is the longest running parade in Guilford County.
2012 Oak Ridge Elementary PTA Carnival
“Thanks for being such a great sport. It was a memory maker for the children. As a parent & a PTA member I thank you!
Bank of Oak Ridge has been a tremendous supporter of our school. In this day and age, big business doesn’t give back to the community, your bank does. That goes a long way with our parents.”
- Parent and PTA Member