2021 Calendars Now Available
Stop by one of our Branches to pick up your FREE Calendar today! We appreciate your business. Thank you for making FNB “Your Bank of a Lifetime”.
FNB Announces 2021 Scholarship Program
December 1, 2020 – First National Bank is pleased to announce that applications for our 2021 Customer Scholarship Program are now available. The applicant or the applicant’s parents, legal guardians, or grandparents must be an established customer who has had a relationship with First National Bank for at least 1 year. The $1,000 scholarships are for a graduating senior who attends a school in our local market area and plans to attend a post-secondary accredited school for a 2-year or 4-year degree in the immediate school year following graduation. The deadline to submit the completed application is February 26, 2021. Click here to download an application. Or, stop by any of our branches drive-thrus to pick one up. Good luck.
Lobbies Available By Appointment Only Beginning November 18
At First National Bank, the safety of our clients, our employees, and our communities continues to be at the forefront of everything that we do. We have remained open serving the financial needs of our customers and clients safely along with providing you with quality service you have come to expect.
Due to the increasing number of positive COVID cases in our local area as well as across the state, First National Bank’s lobbies will be open by appointment only beginning Wednesday, November 18, 2020. We will operate in this manner until further notice. We apologize for this inconvenience, but feel it is the prudent thing to do to protect our clients and staff and to help minimize the spread of the coronavirus.
We will continue to provide service through our drive-up facilities and the many forms of electronic banking services that are also available. Please feel free to contact your local office to arrange an appointment if necessary.
To make an appointment, please contact your local office:
Bellevue: 419-483-7340 Catawba: 419-797-7340
Clyde: 419-547-0259 Fremont: 419-333-7340
Port Clinton: 419-734-7340 Put-In-Bay: 419-285-7340
Sandusky: 419-621-7340 Perkins: 419-625-5200
The Put-In-Bay branch is open on Wednesdays from 9:30am until 3:30pm but we will be limiting the number of customers in the lobby at any one time.
Drive-thru service will continue as normal with the following hours at each location:
Monday – Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm. Saturday: 8:30am – 12:00pm
First National Bank offers convenient solutions to banking without a branch for 24/7 account access. Through these channels you can check balances, transfer funds, make payments, and deposit checks.
*Telephone HomeBanker Available Anytime 1-800-328-3623
*Deposit capabilities at all FNB Branch’s Night Depositories
*Remote Deposit Capture for commercial clients
If you need help accessing any of these services, please feel free to call one of our convenient offices for any guidance.
First National Bank wants you to know that you will continue to have full access to your accounts and that your bank and money is safe and secure.
Thank you for your understanding as we work together to help our communities stay healthy and strong. First National Bank is here for you. Please contact us at 419-483-7340 if you have any questions. Thank You for making First National Bank “Your Bank of a Lifetime”.
Ribbon Cutting Held for Perkins Branch
The Board of Directors and Staff of First National Bank cut the ceremonial red ribbon celebrating the Grand Opening of our Perkins Branch located at 4000 Milan Road in Sandusky on August 21.
“We are fully staffed and ready to serve our existing clients and new customers that want the high level of service and products we can offer from this new location. We’re very excited to renew our presence in Perkins township”, said Dean Miller, President and CEO of First National Bank.
The Perkins drive-thru is open from 8:30am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday and Saturday 8:30am to 12:00pm. The lobby is by appointment only.
You Asked. We Listened. Perkins Branch Now Open.
We are pleased to announce that our Perkins office located at 4000 Milan Road in Sandusky is officially open for business. The Milan Road corridor and Perkins Township contains a great mix of commercial and residential activity that fits our business model very nicely. We are excited to bring our community banking level of service to this market and give the residents and businesses an alternative that will prove special. It will also provide another convenient option for our existing clients that live, shop or work in the area.
The drive-thru is open from 8:30am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday and Saturday 8:30am to 12:00pm. The lobby is by appointment only.
The Night Drop Has Become the Unlimited Drop
We have continual monitoring of all transactions in the night drop. So, feel free to use the night drop box (unlimited box) if the drive-thru lines are long.
COVID-19 Hardship Relief Assistance Program
First National Bank is enacting hardship relief assistance for clients experiencing financial difficulty as a result of COVID-19. We are not assessing late charges on all loans and credit cards until further notice.
Additional programs include the consideration of fee and penalty waivers, loan deferrals or other scenarios that may help our customers. To learn more about these programs, please contact your local banker.
*Mortgage and home equity loans are available to be deferred for the next 90 days
*90-day, interest-only payments are available on a case by case basis, if preferred
*Vehicle payments and all other consumer term loans are available to be deferred for next 90 days
*Repossession actions on vehicles are suspended for the next 90 days
*Foreclosure activity on homes is suspended for the next 90 days
*No penalty on early withdrawals on Certificates of Deposit
Important Fraud Reminder
COVID-19 could increase the activities of cyber criminals who take advantage of the public’s concerns. Criminals look for ways to gain access to your account. As a reminder, First National Bank will never ask its customers to provide full social security numbers, account numbers, or passwords by phone, email or text.
COVID-19 Security Resource Library
The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and its partners have created a resource library that has ways to stay safe online, as well as how to avoid cyber threats and scams during this pandemic. The website is updated regularly with information on current scams, cyber threats, working from home, and more. Click here for the website.
Understanding Cash During Coronavirus Outbreak
We have some important tips for you to consider about cash. Click here to learn more.
FNB in the Top 200 Publicly Traded Banks
We are pleased to share that First National Bank is ranked #70 in the nation of the top 200 publicly traded banks under $2billion in assets. There are 15 banks in Ohio that made the list which says a lot about the banking operations in our state. Check out this article.
FNB Offers Moneypass – A Network of ATMs
First National Bank offers access to the MoneyPass ATM Network with access to more than 32,000 ATMs without a surcharge fee. Finding a surcharge-free MoneyPass ATM couldn’t be easier with the MoneyPass ATM Locator app! With two convenient search options, you can find a MoneyPass ATM by entering an address, zip code or using your current location.
Click here to learn more or ask us for more information.
Online Account Opening is Now Even Easier
Life is so busy. Can’t make it to a branch? Great news!!!! We just made the online account opening even easier. Click here to open your personal account today.
Have you tried P2P Person to Person Payment?
FNB is now offering P2P Person to Person Payment. You can send money directly to friends and family as fast as life happens. Pay a neighbor, your best friend, a babysitter, almost anyone you know and trust at no additional cost to you. Your money moves securely through FNB’s online banking or your mobile app.
P2P is Quick: Move money straight from your account to theirs in real time.
P2P is Simple: Send money to almost anyone you know and trust with a bank account.
P2P is Secure: Keep your money safe by using FNB’s Online Banking with P2P.
P2P is Reliable. You won’t have to worry about carrying cash or dealing with checks to pay friends or family. P2P provides electronic notification of a payment and eliminates the possibility of your getting lost in the mail.
Interested in learning more? Our Customer Service Representatives can get you started today! Ask us how!
First Bancshares, Inc. Holds Annual Shareholder Meeting
First Bancshares, Inc, the holding company for First National Bank of Bellevue and the sole owner of First Bellevue Properties, held their annual Shareholder meeting on April 29 as a virtual meeting with the shareholders provided a telephone number to call inn. Click here to read more about the meeting and Click here to download the 2019 Annual Report.
First National Bank employees are energetic, committed, customer-oriented people. Are you passionate about creating an experience that is unrivaled? First National Bank might have a position for you. Click here to check out our job openings!
FNB Receives National Attention
First National Bank is receiving national attention for our innovation in marketing using Alexa. There are only 15 banks that have Alexa skills available for download – and FNB is one of them. Check out this article in the ABA Banking Journal.
Don’t forget to “Ask Alexa, Open First National Bank”. Echo/Alexa users should “enable” the First National Bank skill on Amazon Echo App or device (you only have to do this one time) and then say: Alexa, ask First National Bank. or Alexa, tell First National Bank. or Alexa, open First National Bank.