Category Archives: Community


WIB names Richard Beard new chairman

Beard’s expertise in community banking will help WIB lead community banks People’s Utah Bancorp President and CEO Richard Beard has been named the chairman of the board for the Western Independent Bankers’ Association. His experience with and passion for community … Continue reading

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Shred old, confidential documents free at bank

Bank of American Fork hosts shred day at branches in Draper, Lehi, Orem Do you have a backlog of confidential documents that you want to get rid of? On May 3, 2014 Bank of American Fork customers and non-customers can … Continue reading

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Banking locally

Guest post by Richard Gray At the start of the year, I talked about steady growth as an answer to a stable economy after the Great Recession. One of the ways we can contribute to steady growth is by investing … Continue reading

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Steps to creating a nonprofit organization

Guest post by Angie Morris, CPA, Hawkins Cloward and Simister Charitable giving is an American tradition. We contribute to charity for a multitude of reasons. For example, to give back to society or to support a cause we feel strongly … Continue reading

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Donate for dogs: AF police still need $6,000

The American Fork Police Department is raising money for two new police dogs. These highly-trained dogs help detect narcotics, locate suspects and missing persons, protect the community and guard the lives of officers. The police department has been raising funds … Continue reading

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What’s it like to work for Bank of American Fork?

By Kristen Allen Wouldn’t it be fantastic to love where you work and to feel like your employer genuinely cares about you, your family and your community? Well, Bank of American Fork employees do. Recently, Bank of American Fork employees … Continue reading

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2013: A Year of Giving

Last year was another year of generous giving to dozens of local non-profits, schools, arts programs and community groups. In 2013, Bank of American Fork donated more than $150,000 to almost 150 organizations, touching thousands of lives. Additionally, our annual … Continue reading

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Bank of American Fork Receives Award for Age-friendly Banking

By Amy Falke The Utah Division of Aging and Adult Services recently recognized Bank of American Fork for its pioneering efforts in age-friendly banking. Bank of American Fork has been a national leader in developing programs and products that make … Continue reading

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December branch spotlight and cookies: Saratoga Springs

We’re celebrating one hundred years of serving Utah communities with free cookie Fridays. Each month one of our 13 branches will be spotlighted—for that month, the spotlighted branch will have free cookies in their lobby. You can read a little … Continue reading

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Help Utah children by donating stuffed animals through December 16

 Project Teddy Bear in its 14th year The little boy was so traumatized by neglect and abuse that he spoke to his therapist from inside a cardboard box for two years. Inside, he clung to his trusted teddy bear—the only … Continue reading

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