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Prevail Bank Donates $1,000 to Marshfield Area United Way

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Pictured (left to right) are: Lana Peterson, Prevail Bank’s AVP – mortgage loan originator; Ashley Winch, executive director of the Marshfield Area United Way; Denise Sonnemann, Prevail Bank’s branch manager; and Ben Hertel, Prevail Bank’s AVP – commercial/agricultural lending officer.

The Marshfield Area United Way was recently presented with a $1,000 check from Prevail Bank to support those programs and services that benefit low-to-moderate income individuals and families.

“We are proud to support the Marshfield Area United Way and the families of Wood County,” said Denise Sonnemann, Prevail Bank branch manager of Marshfield. “We’re a community bank that is passionate about economic development; financial stability; and the health, welfare, and growth of individuals, families, and businesses.”

“Each year, the Marshfield Area United Way plays a vital role in funding programs that support thousands of families and individuals,” said Ashley Winch, Marshfield Area United Way’s executive director. “The initiatives supported range from homelessness, hunger, and domestic violence, to assisting the elderly and disabled, promoting healthy lifestyles, and mental health needs. Prevail Bank’s donation will be used to fund and support our most vulnerable populations.” Last year, the Marshfield Area United Way served over 12,000 community members.

The Charitable Contributions program of Prevail Bank is available for local non-profits that help local people in need, especially those with low-to-moderate incomes; stimulate communities financially; and/or enhances the standard of living of those less fortunate. If an organization is interested in applying for funds for a major initiative, go to: Prevail.bank/resources/community. Prevail Bank is continuously looking for ways to give back, help their customers pursue their dreams, and make things better in central Wisconsin.

Seventeen (17) other nonprofits were awarded donations this fall by Prevail Bank’s Charitable Contributions Committee. Those organizations included The Children’s Museum of Eau Claire, the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Greater Chippewa Valley, HAVEN, Inc. (Merrill), Central Wisconsin’s Children’s Museum (Stevens Point), Taylor County Supportive Housing, Inc. (Medford), Friends of the Old School, Inc. (Owen), Stevens Point Fire Fighters Charitable Foundation, Santa’s Elves Foundation (FiField), Keep Area Teens Safe (KATS) (Wausau), the City of Medford in support of a downtown revitalization project, United Way of the Greater Chippewa Valley, Marshfield Area United Way, United Way of South Wood & Adams Counties, Sandbox Child Care & Preschool (Medford), Medford Area for Tomorrow, Inc. (MATI) in support of a new park stage, The Personal Development Center, Inc. (PDC) (Marshfield), Wood County Health Department (Wisconsin Rapids) in support of its Bike Share Program, and The Farming for the Future Foundation (Stevens Point).