Community & News

  • Longmont Relay For Life


    On June 12, 2015, Longmont, CO Main branch employees participated in the Longmont Relay For Life event. Walkers gathered donations and walked throughout the evening from 6 p.m. until 8 a.m. the following morning. The Great Western Bank team, "GWB Gunners," raised over $1,200 for the American Cancer Society.

  • McCook Supports Food Pantry


    On June 26, 2015, McCook, NE branch employees donated funds to the McCook Food Pantry. Funds were raised by GWB employees during the month of June. The Pantry serves those within a 70 mile radius of Red Willow County and is open to anyone in need of food items.

  • Omaha Branches Help Junior Achievement


    On May 29, 2015, Great Western Bank employees from all Omaha branches volunteered at the Junior Achievement of the Midlands’ Bowl-a-Thon. This annual community event had exceptional attendance this year with 20 teams and over 100 bowlers. 

  • Milbank Spooking up a Cure


    Employees from the Milbank, SD branch participated in the 2015 It Only Takes A Spark Cancer Walk on Friday, June 19, 2015.  This year's team theme was "Spooking Up A Cure."  The team raised $4,000 this year, for a grand total of over $45,000 donated from the team since the first walk in 2004. The Cancer Walk as a whole broke a new record with a combined total of $130,000 raised this year.

  • Columbus Summer Lunch Program


    During the week of June 8 - 12 Columbus, NE GWB employees volunteered to help with the summer lunch program. This program is provided through The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) of the United States Department of Agriculture which ensures that low-income children continue to receive nutritious meals when school is not in session. This summer, USDA plans to serve more than 200 million free meals to children 18 years and under at approved SFSP sites. This is the third time it has been held in Columbus with employee volunteers from both Columbus branches.

  • Scorecard Rewards Sunsational Summer Sweepstakes


    Enter for a chance to win by creating a new profile with a valid email address through July 31, 2015. Great Western Bank partners with Scorecard Rewards to offer customers our credit card rewards program. The Great Western Rewards Visa® gives you the flexibility to redeem points on merchandise or travel, or even to get a cash rebate on every purchase. Click on the title then click here for details on Scorecard Rewards or click here for more information on the sweepstakes.

  • Crete Sponsors 43rd Annual Progress Show


    On Saturday, June 6, Great Western Bank sponsored the 43rd Annual Progress Show in Crete, NE. Crete branch employees volunteered at the event.