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Making a Difference in the Communities we Serve

A State Bank Group Banking ServiceSince 1979 when we opened our first branch office in Wonder Lake, Illinois we have been proud to support the communities that we serve. At The State Bank Group, our employees strive to improve the lives of the residents who surround our branches. Our dedication to these volunteer and sponsorship efforts reinforces our belief that we all benefit from stronger communities. We actively encourage our employees to be involved in community service throughout the year. Information about some of our recent sponsorship and charitable contributions is listed below. To see what we’ve been up to lately, please click on any of the below links.

If your organization is seeking a donation or sponsorship support for The State Bank Group to consider, please complete our Charitable Contribution Request form and drop it off to any branch office or submit it by mail/email/fax to:

Marketing Officer, P.O. Box 350, Wonder Lake, IL 60097,, fax: 815.728.1109. Please dial 815.728.8645 if you have any questions about the charitable request process.

2019 McHenry County Farm Stroll Sponsor

farm stroll sponsor

MCHENRY COUNTY, IL March 2019 – HARVARD SAVINGS BANK is proud to sponsor the 2019 McHenry County Farm Stroll. This self-guided stroll of some of McHenry County’s family farms...

Supporter of Area Spring Community Expos

spring grove expo

SPRING GROVE and JOHNSBURG, IL March 2019 — During the month of March, a State Bank Group team of bankers supported Spring Grove/Richmond/Fox Lake Chamber of Commerce ...

Harvard Chamber Annual Dinner and Awards Ceremony Sponsor

Annual awards dinner

HARVARD, IL February 2019 — Harvard Savings Bank was proud to sponsor the Harvard Chamber of Commerce & Industry annual dinner and awards ceremony held at The Stratford Banquet Hall.

Supporting local schools through sponsorship

go skyhawks

JOHNSBURG, IL January, 2019 — Johnsburg State Bank committed to support its local school system by agreeing to be one of the long-term sponsors for Johnsburg High School’s brand new outdoor athletic field scoreboard.

Supporting Local Multi-Chamber Mixers

Crystal Glade and Ryan Servais enjoyed meeting many new small business owners

ELKHORN, WI November 1, 2018  — The State Bank Group supports our local chambers and small business. Crystal Glade and Ryan Servais enjoyed meeting many new small business owners as they attended the Geneva Lakes West / Richmond/Spring Grove Chamber of Commerce ....

Harvard Beer and Wine Tasting Sponsor

table sponsor

HARVARD, IL November 16, 2018 – Harvard Savings Bank team members was a table sponsor at the Harvard Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s beer sampling event at Starline. It is a pleasure to give back to our community through the support of our local chamber of commerce organizations.

Rotary Club of McHenry County Blues, Brews, and BBQ Sponsor

proud sponsor of the Rotary Club of McHenry’s Blues, Brews, and BBQ

McHENRY, IL August 17, 2018  — Once again, The State Bank Group was a proud sponsor of the Rotary Club of McHenry’s Blues, Brews, and BBQ at  Peterson Park. This event is McHenry Rotary Club’s premier fundraising event of the year. 100% of the club’s proceeds are donated back to the local community....

2018 McHenry County Fair Auction

2018 McHenry County Fair Auction

McHenry, IL August 4, 2018 — Harvard Savings Bank was pleased to support the McHenry County Fair’s 2018 Livestock Auction last weekend. Harvard Savings Bank Vice President and Agriculture Lender, Mike Morris was in attendance and successfully bid on the Champion Dairy Wether, a steer, and a hog. McHenry County Fair’s Livestock Auction is the culmination of the dedication and hard-work of aspiring young farmers who raise livestock during the year to be judged, graded, and sold at the fair.