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Dennis Ammann elected to Mississippi Bankers Association Board of Directors

Dennis Ammann elected to Mississippi Bankers Association Board of Directors

Dennis Ammann of Mendenhall has been elected to a 3-year term on the Mississippi Bankers Association Board of Directors. Ammann fills an at-large position on the Board, which governs the 125-year-old association. MBA’s membership includes commercial banks and savings institutions operating in Mississippi. The association's members hold 95 percent of the bank deposits in the state. Ammann serves as Chief Executive Officer and President of Peoples Bank in Mendenhall. He …

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Simpson County Platinum Luncheon

Simpson County Platinum Luncheon

Political cartoonist Marshall Ramsay was the guest speaker for two luncheons held this summer for members of the Peoples Bank Platinum Club. Ramsay entertained Platinum Club members who attended last Thursday’s luncheon in Mendenhall with stories of his beginnings as a cartoonist, his busy family of a wife and three boys, the family’s adventures with a series of dogs, and, more seriously, his bout with melanoma, a potentially deadly …

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Platinum Club Visits Slidell

Platinum Club Visits Slidell

Great food, great shopping, and great adventure awaited 46 members of the Peoples Bank Platinum Club who headed for Slidell, Louisiana last Thursday. The first stop brought the group to the Bayou Country General Store, where they browsed and bought Cajun spices, mixes, dips and hot sauces, cookbooks, aprons, home decor and homemade pralines. Then it was on into the city of Slidell on Louisiana’s Northshore for the unique …

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Rankin Accepts Presidential Gavel

Rankin Accepts Presidential Gavel

Peoples Bank CFO John Rankin accepts the Simpson County Development Foundation’s presidential gavel from outgoing President Brandon Hubbard at the annual membership meeting. Rankin will serve as president for the foundation for the 2014-2015 term.
Covington County Platinum Club Luncheon

Covington County Platinum Club Luncheon

Special guest speaker was Marshall Ramsey, editoral cartonist, author and radio host. PB employees Oliver McClean, Vicky Dawsey, Donna McClean & Debbie Walker Oliver McClean, Collins Mayor V.O. Smith & Marshall Ramsey Debbie Walker checking in guests Marshall Ramsey entertains guests Platinum Club Director Oliver McClean welcomes guests Marshall Ramsey signs Fried Chicken & Wine and Banjo's Dream.
Kim Neely Promoted To Mortgage Loan Officer

Kim Neely Promoted To Mortgage Loan Officer

Peoples Bank President and Chief Executive Officer Dennis Ammann today announced that Kim Neely has been promoted to Mortgage Loan Officer at the Jackson Avenue Branch in Mendenhall. Ms. Neely has been in the banking industry for the past 13 years. Prior to being named a Mortgage Loan Officer, Ms. Neely served as a Loan Assistant. She is a graduate of Magee High School and attended Copiah-Lincoln Community College …

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Platinum Club Visits Natchez

Platinum Club Visits Natchez

For their third day trip of 2014, the Peoples Bank Platinum Club celebrated the First Day of Spring with a visit to Natchez on March 20. With Spring Pilgrimage in full swing, the 38 members of the group took advantage of perfect spring weather to tour three antebellum homes in the area, each with its own distinctive characteristics. Longwood, perhaps the most often photographed of the Natchez antebellum mansions, and …

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Jim Todd Joins Peoples Bank

Jim Todd Joins Peoples Bank

Peoples Bank President and CEO Dennis Ammann today announced that Collins native James W. (Jim) Todd will be returning to his hometown as a Loan Officer in the bank’s Collins Office. Todd brings to Peoples Bank more than two decades of management and sales experience, most recently as Market Manager for C-Spire Wireless in Magee, Mississippi, with whom he has been affiliated since 2000. Prior to that time, he served …

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Peoples Bank Certified as a Community Development Financial Institution

Peoples Bank Certified as a Community Development Financial Institution

In documents released by the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Peoples Bank was named one of 434 banks across America that have been certified as a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI). The certification is provided to financial institutions “that distinguish themselves by continuously working to transform the lives of America’s most underserved populations.” The federal agency noted that nearly one quarter of American households does not have a checking account, …

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Mike Long Joins Peoples Bank

Mike Long Joins Peoples Bank

Peoples Bank President and CEO Dennis Ammann today announced that veteran banker and real estate broker Michael H. Long has joined the bank and will serve as Real Estate Officer at the Mendenhall Main Office. A native of Birmingham, Alabama, but longtime resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Long is a 1986 graduate of Mississippi State University, where he obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Real Estate/Mortgage Finance. He brings to Peoples …

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Platinum Club Travels to Switzerland

Platinum Club Travels to Switzerland

Experiencing springtime in the Alps was the goal of 22 members and friends of the Peoples Bank Platinum Club who traveled to Europe earlier this month. Their first four days were spent in the medieval city of Bern, Switzerland, the nation’s capital. At a welcome dinner the first night in a traditional Swiss restaurant, the Platinum Club travelers met their counterparts on the tour, 14 members of a group …

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Winner Winner!

Winner Winner!

Congratulations to Mary Buford who won the Peoples Bank drawing at the Okatoma Festival in Collins Saturday!
Simpson County Relay for Life

Simpson County Relay for Life

We had a great night at Relay! Our theme this year was Monopoly or "Cureopoly" so you will notice some that got sent to jail! Peoples Bank won: 1st Place-Putting on the Hits 2nd Place-Most Money Raised 2nd Place-Best Team Baton 3rd Place-Best Tent Site
Covington County Relay for Life

Covington County Relay for Life

Congratulations to our Collins branch for their hard work at Relay for Life this year in Covington County! 1st Place- Midnight Snack 1st Place- Best Baton 2nd Place- Best Campsite 2nd Place- Best T-Shirt 2nd Place- Most Money Raised by a Team
Jason Smith Promoted to Loan Officer in Puckett, MS

Jason Smith Promoted to Loan Officer in Puckett, MS

Peoples Bank President and CEO Dennis Ammann announced today the promotion of Jason Smith to Loan Officer at the Puckett Branch. Born and raised in Puckett, Smith graduated from Puckett High School in 1993. After earning his Associates Degree from Hinds County Community College, he joined Byars Appraisal as a Licensed Real Estate Appraiser from 1997-2012. He began working at Peoples Bank in 2012 as the Real Estate Officer, located …

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Platinum Club Visits Shreveport, LA

Platinum Club Visits Shreveport, LA

February is Mardi Gras time, and 47 travelers with the Peoples Bank Platinum Club celebrated the season with a special Saturday day trip to the Mardi Gras Bash in Shreveport, La., on Feb. 22. The Bash is an enhanced Mardi Gras event sponsored each year by the Shreveport Chamber of Commerce for large travel groups. Platinum Club members and guests were invited to a buffet lunch of Cajun foods …

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