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Farmers State Bank: The Bank in Your Backyard

Our hearts are dedicated to our community and surrounding areas. Even when our doors close at the end of the business day, we continue to commit ourselves to better the areas where we work, live, and play. We are very proud of the active role we play in making our community great.

Not only do we contribute financially through making loans and donations in our area, but our employees are involved in everything from schools and churches to service clubs and economic development.

If you’re looking for a financial institution with a history of investing in your community, look no further than Farmers State Bank!

Here are some of the Elmwood and surrounding area organizations we have supported with our time and or resources:


BYE Ambulance Servicee

City of Elmwood

Elmwood Boosters Club

Elmwood Business Women’s Association

Elmwood Community Foundation

Elmwood Development Association

Elmwood Educational Foundation

Elmwood Elementary, Junior High and High School

Elmwood Elementary Parents Club

Elmwood Fall Festival

Elmwood FFA

Elmwood Fire Department

Elmwood Fire Works

Elmwood Historical Society

Elmwood Scenic Drive

Elmwood Strawberry Festival

Elmwood Summer Youth League

Illinois Foundation FFA


Knox County 4-H

Knox County Fair

Morrison and Mary Wiley Library

Peoria County 4-H

St. Jude Benefit

St. Patrick’s Catholic Church

United Methodist Church of Elmwood

Williamsfield Ag Day

WTVP Public Television



The Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (Department) evaluates our performance in meeting the financial services needs of this community, including the needs of low-income to moderate-income households. The Department takes this evaluation into account when deciding on certain applications submitted by us for approval by the Department. Your involvement is encouraged. You may obtain a copy of our evaluation. You may also submit signed, written comments about our performance in meeting community financial services needs to the Department.

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