Community News

 

Crawford County Fair MCSB Day

August 18, 2018

Saturday August 18th was Mercer County State Bank Day at the Crawford County Fair. For the seventh straight year the bank has proudly supported the fair by being the major sponsor on the opening day. Employees from the bank's Crawford County branches attended along with other staff, friends and family. Fair goers stopped by the booth for free giveaways and a chance to win other prizes. Hope to see you there next year!

CC Fair Brian w balloons  CC Fair Alex at table 2018  CC Fair Karen w balloons 2018

Light Up the Sky at Buhl Park

July 1, 2018

This was the first year for MCSB to take part in the 3rd Annual Light Up the Sky at Buhl Park. The event saw a record crowd of 15,000 this year so our Hermitage Staff kept very busy! The bank provided a caricature artist, arts & crafts, a chance to win prizes, and lots of promotional goodies for the kids & adults. MCSB was proud to sponsor and be a vendor at this family-friendly, community driven, fireworks show! Read more about this wonderful event here...Sharon Herald Article - Light Up The Sky 2018.

Caricatures Buhl Park  Enter To Win Buhl Park  Kids at craft table Buhl Park

Proud to support our local teams!

June 21, 2018

Way to go kids! Thanks for a great season!

Mercer County State Bank Little League Team 2018

Others May Be Going...But We Are Growing!

May 24, 2018

Our next branch announcement comes on the heels of the only bank in Harrisville shutting its doors for good which happened this month. Seeing this as a great opportunity for the town to have a true community bank, MCSB is looking forward to serving the residents and businesses of its very first Butler County branch which is slated to be open in September of this year. Word is spreading fast and two articles have already been published about our twelfth full service branch coming soon! Read more about this exciting news here...Butler Eagle Article - MCSB coming to Harrisville and here...Allied News Article Harrisville. *please note a correction to the Butler Eagle article - Scott Patton's title is COO & President*

Coming Soon To Harrisville

Annual Stoneboro Easter Egg Hunt

March 31, 2018

Even in the cold weather over 400 kids came out to enjoy a sunny afternoon of Easter egg hunting in Stoneboro Park. In its 19th year, this event has continued to grow thanks to the support of local businesses and organizations. MCSB is proud to have been a sponsor of this fun event! Beth Hovis, the event coordinator since its inception along with the help of local volunteers, provides children ages 10 and under with over 10,000 eggs filled with candy and chances to win prizes ranging from stuffed animals, bikes, baskets filled with goodies, chocolate bunnies, Pirates tickets and Splash Lagoon tickets. Read more about this fun event here...Sharon Herald Stoneboro Egg Hunt Spotlight

Stoneboro Egg Hunt kids gather eggs  Stoneboro Egg Hunt Beth Hovis and Bunny  Stoneboro Egg Hunt crowd gathers

 

2017 Year in Review

January 23, 2018

It was a very busy year for Mercer County State Bank. Locally owned and operated for over a century, MCSB was pleased to announce the addition of a new branch located in Hermitage. The eleventh local office opened for business in October 2017. Along with the new branch the bank announced a new President. Scott Patton was named President and Chief Operating Officer.   Read More Here....2017 Year In Review Article

 

2018 MCSB Community Calendar

                           Front Cover Calendar 2018

The 2018 MCSB Community Calendar is here thanks to our employees & customers who have submitted photos from our local market areas. To print this calendar click here to open and print....

 

Join us for KIDS HOPPY HOUR!

 Kids Hoppy Hour at Hermitage

Ribbon Cutting at Hermitage

October 3, 2017

MCSB had their official ribbon cutting ceremony at their new Hermitage location on Tuesday, October 3rd. Bank employees were joined by the Shenango Valley Chamber and local representatives to celebrate the official grand opening. Read more here in an article featured by The Business Journal...Mercer County State Bank Opens Branch In Hermitage

Mercer County State Bank Hermitage Branch Ribbon Cutting

Hermitage Branch NOW OPEN

September 11, 2017

Mercer County State Bank announces the opening of their eleventh community location now open for business at a convenient location of 1353 N. Hermitage Road (in front of the Walmart Plaza). This full service office staff are excited and eager to help you with all of your banking needs! Click here for our ad...Area Shopper Ad - Hermitage Branch Now Open

Hermitage Branch

The Great Stoneboro Fair

August 30, 2017

On the night of Wednesday August 30th Mercer County State Bank employees were on hand to pass out promotional items and balloons to the kids at the 150th Anniversary of The Great Stoneboro Fair. The Bank has been a major sponsor and proud supporter of this local fair for decades.

Stoneboro Fair Bank Night Giving out balloons   Stoneboro Fair Bank Night Balloons to child Stoneboro Fair Bank Night in front of fair office

 

Mercer County State Bank Day at the Crawford County Fair

August 19, 2017

Saturday August 19th was Mercer County State Bank Day at the Crawford County Fair. For the sixth year in a row the bank has proudly supported this fair by being the major sponsor of the fair's opening day. Employees from the bank's Crawford County branches attended along with other staff, friends and family. Fair goers stopped by the booth for free giveaways and a chance to win other prizes. See you there next year!


    Crawford County Fair employees at booth Fair goers signing up at Crawford County Bank booth Diane holding balloons

   

George Jr. Republic Donation

August 2, 2017

Pictured below: Steve Miller (left) and Brad Doyle (right) of Mercer County State Bank present a check to Susan Boland, Director of Development for George Junior Republic in Grove City. This donation was made in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program and will be used to support George Junior's college in the classroom. 

             George Junior Donation check presentation

Sandy Lake Fun Days 2017

July 8, 2017

It was another fun-filled and sunny weekend for the Sandy Lake Fun Days held every year in Sandy Lake at the G. Turner Craig Park and proudly sponsored by MCSB. This year however was the first annual GREAT BED RACE and it has captured the attention of many future competitors! Team MCSB took the trophy this year but could face stiffer rivalry in the years to come in what hopes to be the start of an annual tradition! Read more here in an article featured by The Record Argus...Record Argus Bed Race Article

Sandy Lake Fun Days Bed Race   Sandy Lake Fun Days Bank Sponsorship   

Mercer County State Bank Ground Breaking Ceremony

April 13, 2017

MCSB is excited and proud to break ground at the site of the future Hermitage branch. The branch will be the bank's eleventh and its first in the Shenango Valley area. On hand for the event were bank staff, directors, and local representatives. Read more here in an article featured by The Business Journal...MCSB Breaks Ground Article

    Hermitage Groundbreaking staff picture       Hermitage city council with gold shovels

                      

MCSB - Recipient of Junior Achievement of Northwestern PA Award

March 2, 2017

Pictured below: Steve Miller, SVP, Treasurer & CFO of Mercer County State Bank received the JA Champions Award on March 2nd for the bank's contributions both financially and in-kind to Junior Achievement of Western PA. Steve is pictured with Northwest PA board chair, Kevin Boroch of Deloitte. Also pictured are students from Woodland Hills High School, West View Elementary and Sto-Rox High School.

Junior Achievement Award

MCSB Sponsors Farm$en$e Courses

January 20, 2017

MCSB is pleased to partner with Penn State Extension to offer Farm Financial Management courses for agricultural producers interested in better understanding financial statements. The four session class will be held on Mondays, February 6, 13, 20, 27 beginning at 10:00am - 3:00pm. Courses are held at the Crawford County Extension office in Meadville. See Flyer for more information....FarmSense Flyer Promo

2016 Year in Review

January 20, 2017

Branching out to serve our communities better, locally owned and operated for over a century, Mercer County State Bank in 2016 continued to provide ongoing support to our customers and organizations in our market areas. Commitment to technology improvements, new online banking products and exceptional customer service, was the continued focus during the year.
Read More Here....2016 Year In Review Article

MCSB Branching Out to Hermitage

December, 2016

Mercer County State Bank is excited to announce that a new branch in Hermitage will be coming soon. The new branch will be the bank's eleventh. The Bank already has a loan production office up and running in Hermitage in anticipation for the new branch's arrival in 2017. Read More Here - Sharon Herald MCSB Featured Article... Hermitage Expansion

 Hermitage Coming Soon Sign

Stoneboro Sesquicentennial Parade

June, 2016

Employees of Mercer County State Bank were happy to kick off the 150th Anniversary of Stoneboro Parade with a gigantic, helium-filled birthday cake balloon. This parade was the first in the history of Mercer County to have these types of balloons! Over 86 entries were in the sesquicentennial parade. The Bank also sponsored the Friday night fireworks over Stoneboro Lake.

Team MCSB Stoneboro Sesquicentennial      Stoneboro Ses Parade    Stoneboro Walk Parade

 

MCSB supports Grove City YMCA

May, 2016

Mercer County State Bank was a proud sponsor of the 27th Annual Larry McCandless Memorial Golf Classic that was held by the Grove City YMCA. Because of sponsorship money raised at this event, the YMCA has been able to adapt and welcome more people into their facility when they needed it most. We were happy to help as the premier dinner sponsor of this event which provided financial assistance to 858 community members.

 GC YMCA Golf
Grove City YMCA

 

Welcome to MCSBANK.BANK !

May, 2016

Mercer County State Bank is committed to ensuring that you have peace of mind when banking online.  Which is why we have secured a new  .bank domain for the  MCSB website! You can rest easy knowing that your online banking experience is now more secure than ever. Having a  .bank  suffix signifies that a website is from a legitimate bank and meets enhanced security requirements. Just another great reason to bank online with us!

 Safe, Sound and SECURE for over a century!  

 

MCSB supports Crawford County Community Foundation

April, 2016

A team of employees from Mercer County State Bank participated in a spelling bee fundraiser put on by the Crawford County Community Foundation. The Foundation raises money and makes it available for teachers and/or students in grades K-12 in all of Crawford County Central School District. Through the Foundation money is available for funding programs outside of the district budget to further enrich the lives of students with extracurricular and educational opportunities that they may not have had. Over $5,000 was raised as this fun event! Just another way of being Community Minded! 

CC Spring Poster 2016
Crawford County Community Foundation

                                                                                                                            

Planning Your Teen's Financial Future

March, 2016

If you have teens in the house, you know how it is... they're usually better at tweeting, texting, and can make a smartphone sing. But, when it comes to saving money, then it's a different story. By teaching the value of saving money, you might just turn your teen from a spender into a saver.    Read More Here - Sharon Herald MCSB Featured Article... Teen Savings Article

2015 Year in Review

January 27, 2016

Locally owned and operated for over 100 years, Mercer County State Bank in 2015 continued its dedication to its local communities and customers. Commitment to area organizations, local businesses, along with enhanced deposit services and technology improvements; was the continued focus during the year.    Read More Here....2015 Year in Review Article

 

Land Donated to James A. Stone Memorial Library

May 2015

The bank was pleased to donate land to the James A. Stone Memorial Library in Conneautville to support their ongoing public book fairs. The library was renovated approximately five years ago and continues to remain a community treasure offering a wealth of resources along with expert and helpful librarians. Pictured to the right are: Dorothy Luckock, Library President; DeeDee Hall, MCSB Assistant Vice President Commercial Lending; Ruth Brown, Librarian; and Jamie Chiocco, MCSB Meadville Branch Manager.

 James A. Stone Library building 

James A. Stone Memorial Library

 

American Heart Association Heart Walk

American Heart Association Heart Walk 3September 27, 2014

"Team Green" of MCSB headed out to Westminster College to raise funds and awareness for the American Heart Association on Saturday September 27th along with many other area businesses and organizations. Over a dozen employees showed up for the activities and to take part in the scenic 1 mile walk around the beautiful campus. Along with the walk, each of Mercer County State Bank’s ten branches sold hearts for the entire week leading up to the walk. It was truly a team effort. Over $3,000 was raised for this great cause that MCSB supports every September annually. 

American Heart Association Heart Walk 2

American Heart Association Heart Walk 1

Cochranton Library Donation

October 5, 2013

Mercer County State Bank donated $5,000 to the Cochranton Area Public Library Fund for an up-to-date technology center in the main reading room of the new library building. Library Board of Trustees President, Susan Armburger, said, “I think it’s wonderful that Mercer County State Bank is willing to support the Cochranton community’s effort to build a new library.” The area will be dedicated to Mercer County Sate Bank. The library is currently in the process of completing plans for the construction of the new library and hope to begin building in the spring.

Cochranton Library 1 Cochranton Library 2