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Wyoming Community Bank in Riverton was packed with well-wishers, customers, community leaders, staff and families on Thursday last week. If you missed it, they’re holding another event on Thursday, May 23rd from 5-7pm at their Lander Branch.

Twenty years ago, the bank was founded after the only local bank at that time was purchased by a corporation not owned in Fremont County. At that time, the founding board members and past bank president felt that it was important that there was a locally owned option for banking. Their focus would be within their own community.

20 years later and Wyoming Community Bank continues to be a strong presence in Fremont County as a full-service bank. According to December 2018 financials, the bank had over $150 million in assets and over $90 million in loans. The bank also supports numerous community fund-raisers and charity groups within the county.

Mary Margaret Stockton chats with Help for Health Executive Director Kelly Wicks.

 

One of the organizations WCB partners with is Help for Health Hospice, providing financial and volunteer assistance throughout the year. Greeting Open House attendees by the front door, Mary Margaret Stockton, a Board Member both of the bank and Help for Health praised the partnership as something very important to both organizations.