Category Archives for Community


Halloween in Reverse.

Core Bank: Halloween in Reverse

By Gita Smith, Senior Administration Officer, Core Bank Loan Production Office talking about giving back to the community in reverse Halloween fashion. Thursday, October 26th was a day for Core Bank’s Kansas City market staff to give something back to our community. We decided to do a little “Reverse Halloween” action. Dressed as KC Sports […]


Circle of Hope: You’re never too young to learn about giving back.

Circle of Hope

By Tricia Luedke, Vice President, Private Banking, Core Bank Loan Production Office How old were you when you started to learn about helping people in need and giving back to the community? I remember a conversation I had with a woman many years ago about giving back. She was teaching her daughter how to be […]


When Business and Community Come Together, Everyone Wins.

By Alicia Walker, SBA Relationship Manager, Core Bank Loan Production Office Recently, I was invited to attend a ribbon cutting event by one of my good friends, Mark Byrd. Mark Byrd is the owner of New Reflections Technical Institution (NRTI), a school which offers Commercial Driver’s License Programs in the Kansas City, Missouri area. The […]


Making My Donation Count

Count the Kicks: Ask How, Ask Now

By Jessica Rolfes, Commercial Loan Assistant, Core Bank Five and half years ago my family’s dear friends Tony and Shannon lost their son Alfy to stillbirth at 28 weeks. Their world was obviously shattered and turned upside down. Through her pain, Shannon found a cause that helps educate expecting parents on how to prevent the […]