Here’s the Buzz…

The secret is out!  A hive of bumblees and a busy beekeeper represented Citizens Bank at the Spooky Sprint race on Saturday!Although we weren’t able to uphold last year’s Best Group Costume, we certainly had fun buzzing around the 5k race course.The day started as a brisk morning but over 500 race participants showed up!  Congratulations to all the participants and THANK YOU to the volunteers and race sponsors. Pictured below: Connie, Donna, Sheri, Cindy, Robin, Deidra, Jessi, and Deb.

Have you heard the Buzz?

Citizens Bank employees are eagerly planning to defend our Best Group Costume award from last year at tomorrow’s Spooky Sprint Race!  Shhhh….the costume theme is a secret until Saturday morning at 9:00 a.m. at Library Square!  We have 10 bank employees participating in the event.  Running in the race?  We will see you on the course tomorrow!  Spectator? Come check out what all of the buzz is about….

What resources are in your pocket?

What resources and tools do you have for managing your Social Media?  Do you currently have an online presence in the social community for your business?  We jump-started this morning with the 2nd meeting of the Social Media Breakfast hosted at Crow River Winery.  We heard a presentation on legal aspects of social media as well as key points to consider when managing your business and personal social media accounts.  Stay tuned as Citizens Bank prepares to launch our own Facebook page!  Or join the Social Media Breakfast next month, on Thursday, November 15th.

Rock Out the Year!

Rock Out the Year!

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Dueling Pianos

On October 6th, the Hutchinson Hockey Association hosted Dueces Wild! Dueling Pianos. Ted and Dave entertained the crowd with requested songs, pulling fans up on stage to sing and dance and even picking on certain members in the audience. Before the entertainment started, Jeremy Carter thanked Buzz Burich and his family for helping the Hutchinson Hockey Association for the following donations through the years:

            • Money was given in 1977 to help build the hockey rink.
            • $10,000 was donated to put towards the city purchasing the 1982 Zamboni.
            • $15,000 was donated to put towards the city purchasing the 1990 Zamboni.
            • Money was given in 1999 to help build the hockey rink.
            • $50,000 was donated to put towards the city purchasing the 2000 Zamboni (replaced the 1982 Zamboni).
            • $100,000 was donated for the naming rights when the rink was built which is named the Burich Arena.
            • $40,000 was donated to put towards converting the 2000 Zamboni from gas to electric which is currently in progress.
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Hutchinson Family Dentistry

Chamber members, please join us Thursday, October 11th from 5 – 7 p.m. at Hutchinson Family Dentistry as they host Chamber Business After Hours!  The new business was just established in 2012, and includes a team of dentists: Dr. David Mach, Dr. Steven Flinn, and Dr. Chuck Neufeld. They have renovated the former Hutchinson Leader building at 36 Washington Avenue into a modern-day dental office, with lots of historic appeal.  This building area, built in 1883 as a stable, has served as an auto repair facility, a steam laundry, Sears, and now a state-of-the-art dental office.  Come and see the features of the new building, as well as meet the staff, and enjoy some fellowship!

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