Category Archives: Community


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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Bonus history and cookie spotlight: Layton’s one-year anniversary

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. This month we are doubling … Continue reading

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November branch spotlight and cookies: Draper

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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Bank of American Fork helps keep seniors safe

Charter presentation kicks off Senior Crimestoppers at Rocky Mountain Care Last week Bank of American Fork and Senior Housing Crime Prevention Foundation teamed up to present the Senior Crimestoppers program at Rocky Mountain Care Center in Murray. Senior Crimestoppers is … Continue reading

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October branch spotlight and cookies: Murray

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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September branch spotlight and cookies: Sandy

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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50 years ago today The People’s State Bank of American Fork became Bank of American Fork

In 1963 the name The People’s State Bank of American Fork was shortened to Bank of American Fork. Orville Gunther, the then-president of The People’s State Bank of American Fork, felt the bank’s name was too long, and with new … Continue reading

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August branch spotlight and cookies: Riverton

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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July branch spotlight and cookies: Spanish Fork

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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Saving for College: Ways to Minimize the Sticker Shock

Courtesy of Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation There’s no doubt that a college education can be costly, but according to U.S. Census Bureau data, someone with a college degree can earn, on average, 60 percent more than a person with only … Continue reading

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