Community Involvement

As a local community bank, we are committed to supporting the communities we serve throughout Ogle, Winnebago, and Boone Counties. That is why you’ll see us getting involved and actively supporting a variety of area organizations, agencies, activities and events. We strive both as a bank and as individuals to do our part to help make our communities better places to live and work—and that benefits all of us!

At our core, we are a local bank sharing the narrative we have been promoting for over 137 years: the importance of bringing the “community” to community banking.

Stillman Bank Honored As The 2018 Illinois Bank Financial Literacy Award Recipient

Stillman Bank was honored to be chosen as the 2018 recipient of the Illinois Bank Financial Literacy Award. This award, presented by the Illinois Bankers Association, recognizes an Illinois Bank that provides critical training and key financial resources in a progressive and thorough manner to residents in their communities.

Pictured above is Linda Koch, Illinois Bankers Association President & CEO presenting Stillman Bank Senior Vice President Jim Coons with the Financial Literacy Award

Stillman Bank Employees Awarded For Their Generosity

Stillman Bank is honored to receive the 2018 Award of Distinction from the United Way. This award is given to the organization that has a high employee pledge participation in their workplace as well a total contribution of more than $10,000 during that year’s campaign.

For the 2017/2018 campaign, the bank donated $15,417.99 to the organization. Over the past 20+ years, Stillman Bank and our employees have been able to raise nearly $350,000! We are proud of this demonstration of support from our employees for the many important community agencies partnered with United Way!

Stillman Valley High School Scoreboard

Stillman Valley High School Athletic Director, Mike Reagan, accepts a donation check from Stillman Bank for the new football scoreboard. The updated scoreboard, located on the football field, will be used by Stillman Valley Athletics for practices and sporting events.

38,000+ Pounds of Paper Recycled At Annual Shred Days

Stillman Bank is proud to sponsor two annual shred days throughout Ogle and Winnebago County. Since the event's debut in 2012, 29,000+ pounds of paper have been recycled during our shred days.

Bank Employees Run for a Good Cause

Stillman Bank is pleased to be a Silver Level sponsor for the annual Red Shoe Run for Donor Awareness in Rockford. For more information on the Red Shoe Run, visit

Helping to Build a Home for Habitat For Humanity

Stillman Bank employees and their family members taking part in a Habitat For Humanity home build in Mount Morris to help a local family.

Relay For Life

Stillman Bank is pleased to be a major sponsor of the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life. (Pictured above: Stillman Bank's 2017 Ogle County Relay team accepting a sponsorship check from Stillman Bank President and COO Tom Hughes)

Over 10,000 pounds of food collected for needy families!

Each year, the bank holds a Christmas Food Drive to benefit area families. Over 10,600 pounds of food has been collected since the beginning! Food is donated to local food pantries. Thank you to all who have contributed!

Bank Participates in RoRo Expo in Rockton

Stillman Bank showcases its products and services each year at the RoRo Expo in Rockton. David Oswald and Jean Hausvick are pictured at the bank's booth.

Bank Donates Tote Bags to Library's Summer Reading Program

Stillman Bank is pleased to donate 200 tote bags each year to participants in the Julia Hull Library's Summer Reading Program in Stillman Valley.

Pat Donahue

Donahue Awarded Citizen of the Year

Senior Vice President Pat Donahue was awarded the 2016 Oregon Citizen of the Year award. This award, given by the Oregon Chamber of Commerce, is presented to an individual who strives to make a powerful difference in the community in ways that inspire others to volunteer.

Yocum Awarded Volunteer of the Year

Assistant Vice President Kathy Yocum was awarded the 2016 Rochelle “Volunteer of the Year”. This award, given by the Rochelle Chamber of Commerce, is presented to an individual for their outstanding assistance and participation with various activities with the Rochelle community throughout the year. This person goes the “extra mile” and is truly valued and appreciated by the Chamber of Commerce Staff.

ByronFest Parade

Stillman Bank is proud to be a Festival level sponsor of ByronFest in Byron and participants of the parade. Check out our video from the 2019 ByronFest parade here: Stillman Bank | Summer Events 2019

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Lincoln Highway Heritage Festival

Stillman Bank is proud to be a Gold Level sponsor for the Lincoln Highway Heritage Festival in Rochelle. Check out our video from the 2019 LHHF parade here: Stillman Bank | Summer Events 2019

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Stillman Valley Fall Festival Parade

Stillman Bank is proud to be the Presenting Sponsor of the Stillman Valley Fall Festival. Check out our video from the 2019 SVFF here: Stillman Bank | Stillman Valley Fall Festival 2018

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Autumn on Parade Festival

Stillman Bank is proud to the Diamond Premium Sponsor of the Autumn on Parade Festival in Oregon. Check out our video from the 2019 Autumn On Parade here: Stillman Bank | Autumn On Parade 2019

For more information on AOP, visit