A successful community offers its citizens opportunities to come together in a place of fellowship where they can share cultures, interests, and goals while enriching their lives through access to arts, culture, humanities and athletics. First National Bank is proud to support a wide range of events, community celebrations and organizations that provide diverse experiences for our customers, employees and individuals within our communities. Below is a list of reoccurring and upcoming events that we support.

Adopt-A-School Program

First National Bank supports select elementary and middle schools located near our bank offices for many years. We provide support for these schools in many ways, including financial education through field trips, fundraising event support and volunteerism.

Shawnee Mission Middle School Athletics

First National Bank is proud to partner with the Shawnee Mission School District in bringing middle school athletics back to the community after 28 years. Every student who participates in the athletics program will get a backpack from First National Bank.

KU Athletics

First National Bank has been a proud sponsor of KU Athletics for over 10 years. Our partnership has grown to include the First National Bank Honorary Captain contest during basketball season and First National Bank First Class Football Experience where kids ages 5-13 can win a VIP family experience to each home football game.

We also believe strongly in the power of business partnerships, and support the local Chambers of Commerce in the Johnson County and Kansas City communities through membership and sponsorship of a variety of exclusive events and activities:

  • Overland Park Chamber of Commerce: Presenting Sponsor of the Executive Leadership Speaker Series
  • Northeast Johnson County Chamber: Presenting Sponsor of Member Ribbon-Cutting Events
  • Kansas City Chamber: Pinnacle Partner – Sponsoring the Centurions Leadership Program and the Economic Forecast Breakfast

First National Bank Supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Meet our very own inspirational employee, Cheryl Stevens, dedicated to helping others through sharing her personal experience with breast cancer.

Be a ‘live-er’ and celebrate something every day!

Cheryl Stevens was diagnosed over 9 ½ years ago with breast cancer. When she first learned of her diagnosis, she was devastated, but Cheryl was able to turn her journey into something positive. And not just for herself, but for many other cancer patients. A hat shower thrown for her by family and friends inspired Cheryl. “You put a silly hat on, and you have no choice but to laugh,” said Cheryl, who used the power of laughter to ease her own treatments and now uses the healing power of humor to help others. Cheryl founded Flamingos for Hope (Friends Laughing, Achieving Miracles, Inspiring and Nurturing Gifts, Offering Smiles) out of her desire to brighten the lives of those affected by cancer through inspiration, laughter and fun.

Once every month, Cheryl leads her Flamingos for Hope to the Methodist Estabrook Cancer Center where they bring energy and inspiration materialized in the form of treats, silly head wear, and smiles to patients who are still undergoing their cancer treatments. “I’m passionate about giving people that chance to have a warm fuzzy during their treatment,” said Cheryl. “It takes their minds off the cancer for a little bit, and it’s just very rewarding. It makes me happy.”

First National Bank is proud to support Cheryl Stevens and her Flamingos for Hope. First National Bank employees are creating fun themed hats this October for Cheryl and her Flamingos for Hope to distribute on their monthly visits to the center for the remainder of the year.

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2017 First Class Kid

First National Bank has been a proud sponsor of KU Athletics for over 10 years. Enter for your chance to be the First National Bank First Class Kid. A winner will be selected for each KU home football game during the 2017 season.

Winner Receives:

  • Four game tickets
  • One parking pass
  • Picture with Big Jay
  • Tour of the radio broadcast booth
  • Pre-game on-field access for winner and one adult
  • Four pre-game hospitality passes to Crimson & Blue Club

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Honorary Captain Contest

First National Bank has been a proud sponsor of KU Athletics for over 10 years. Enter for your chance to be the First National Bank Honorary Captain at a KU home basketball game during the 2017-2018 season.

Winner Receives:

  • Two Game tickets
  • One Parking Pass
  • Picture with Big Jay
  • Autographed team basketball
  • Honorary Captain certificate signed by Coach Self
  • Behind the scenes tour of Allen Fieldhouse

Enter to Win

Events

  • test Unforgettable KC Firsts

    There are so many great things about living in Kansas City and so many experiences that we have all yet to explore. That's why 99.7 The Point host, Brady Goodman wants to create Unforgettable KC Firsts with you! Every other month Brady will get to experience a once in a lifetime opportunity and you'll get to be his guest! For a chance to join Brady on an Unforgettable KC First experience learn more below.

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  • test Kansas Basketball 10 Days Till Tip Off Event

    October 21 | 11 AM - 1 PM | First National Bank BluHawk | Overland Park

    Join First National Bank and the KU Spirit Squad, Pep Band, and Mascot for a FREE family event. Let’s celebrate Ten Days till Tip Off with former KU basketball players, the Big 12 Championship Trophy, raffle prizes, food and fun for the whole family!

    Can't make it to the Pep Rally? Visit any First National Bank location October 21-30 to enter to win great KU prizes. Prizes will be drawn each day leading up to KU's first game October 31.

    • Oct 21 - Mini Jayhawk statue and Jayhawk hat - Enter at any branch
    • Oct 22 - Jayhawk all-weather blanket - Enter at FNBKansas
    • Oct 23 - Two tickets to the KU v. Fort Hays State game, Nov. 7 plus 2 KU Swell bottles - Enter at any branch
    • Oct 24 - Framed Allen Field House photo - Enter at any branch
    • Oct 25 - $100 SCHEELS Gift Card + 2 KU Swell Bottles - Enter at any branch
    • Oct 26 - Autographed KU Basketball - Enter at any branch
    • Oct 27 - Autographed KU Jersey - Enter at any branch
    • Oct 28 - Bill Self Youth Basketball Camps voucher - Enter at any branch
    • Oct 29 - Ultimate KU tailgating kit - Enter at FNBKansas
    • Oct 30 - KU Basketball VIP Experience - Enter at any branch
  • test Overland Park Chamber of Commerce’s Executive Leadership Series Lunch

    October 26 | DoubleTree by Hilton Kansas City-Overland Park

    First National Bank is a proud sponsor of the Overland Park Chamber of Commerce’s Executive Leadership Series Lunch. Please join us for the final Executive Leadership Series program of 2017, a quarterly program that features top executives sharing insights on career and personal success. We are excited to have General Richard Myers, President of Kansas State University, for this special luncheon edition. Registrations are due by October 20.

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