Got a Charity that’s Near & Dear?

Consider using Qualified Charitable Distributions to benefit you and your favorite non-profit

Qualified Charitable Distributions (QCDs) from your IRA account are authorized for 2013 as long as they are made by December 31, 2013. Local charities and other non-profit organizations benefit when qualifying individuals make QCDs. The individual benefits, too. A QCD is a tax-free distribution and . . . → Read More: Got a Charity that’s Near & Dear?

School Supply Drive Gives Kids the “Write” Start

Kool Kat Teaches Kids to Save

Kool Kat made an appearance in Ruthven during this year’s school supply drive!

Thanks to the generosity of area residents and Iowa State Bank, kids in the Ruthven-Ayrshire Schools will start the school year with the right supplies for a successful school year.

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9th Annual School Supply Drive a Success!

Area residents worked together to present CWL Schools with the supplies needed for a successful school year. CWL Schools Principal Jon Hueser received the cash donations and school materials for the 2013– 2014 school year presented by Corinna Hefty. The bank donated $250 and collected approximately $100 in cash donations along with two large boxes full . . . → Read More: 9th Annual School Supply Drive a Success!

Bank Gift Boosts YMCA’s Fiscal Fitness

Iowa State Bank announced a $75,000 gift to the Algona Family YMCA’s capital debt reduction campaign designed to boost the YMCA’s fiscal fitness.

Bank president Tom Larson announced the $75,000 pledge over three years. The Algona Family YMCA is working to raise a total of $1.5 million to eliminate its capital debt. “We are pleased to . . . → Read More: Bank Gift Boosts YMCA’s Fiscal Fitness