Wolf River marks 25 years with donations

Wisconsin’s Wolf River Community Bank recently marked 25 years in business by donating $25,000 to 25 local nonprofits and service organizations. 

The donations were awarded in $1,000 denominations to organizations including:

  • Dale Fire & Rescue, Ellington Fire & EMS, Friends of Mosquito Hill, Greenville AMVETS Post 30, Greenville Civic Club and Greenville Fire & EMS.  
  • Greenville Lioness Club, Greenville Lions Club, Hortonville American Legion Post 55, Hortonville Commercial Club and Hortonville Lions Club. 
  • Hortonville-Hortonia Fire Club, Junior Achievement of Wisconsin, Mission of Hope House, NAMI Fox Valley (Veterans Mental Health), New London American Legion Post 263.
  • New London Fire Department, New London Lions Club, Outagamie County 4-H, Rawhide Youth Services, Shadows on the Wolf, Shiocton American Legion Post 512, Shiocton Lions Club, Shiocton-Bovina Fire Department and Wolf River Art League.  

“We truly cherish the relationships we build with our customers and our communities. That will always be the foundation for the way we do business,” said Joe Peikert, president and CEO of the Hortonville-based bank. “We thought the best way to celebrate this milestone was to give back to the communities that made it possible.”

The $242 million Wolf River Community Bank was founded in 1996 from capital raised from community members. Today, it has three other Wisconsin locations — Greenville, New London and Shiocton — employing nearly 50 people The bank also supports approximately 100 local nonprofits, events and causes through volunteerism, donations and sponsorships.