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LUDINGTON, MI – West Shore Bank is proud to announce they will be awarding ten (10) scholarships in the amount of $1,000 to students residing in Benzie, Mason, Manistee, Oceana and Grand Traverse Counties.

LUDINGTON, MI – Raymond A. Biggs, President and CEO of West Shore Bank, is pleased to announce the
appointments of Dennis Patrick McCarthy and Robert G. Mannes to the Board of Directors of West Shore Bank
and West Shore Bank Corporation. The appointments were made at the board meeting held on April 23rd.
 
LUDINGTON, MI – West Shore Bank was awarded the Michigan Bankers Association Financial Literacy
Award, along with 20 other financial institutions across Michigan. 
 

LUDINGTON, MI – West Shore Bank adds Spiral to allow consumers and businesses to transform everyday spending into positive impact and donate to their favorite charities from their banking accounts.

LUDINGTON, MI – West Shore Bank is proud to announce the launch of its scholarship program aimed at supporting the academic aspirations of local high school students.
 
LUDINGTON, MI – West Shore Bank is excited to announce the lineup for the annual Rhythm and Dunes
community concert series taking place on Saturday, July 27, and Saturday, August 3. 

LUDINGTON, MI – West Shore Bank is pleased to announce to been named the 2023 Manistee News Advocate
Readers’ Choice Award for “Best Bank”


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LUDINGTON, MI – West Shore Bank is pleased to announce the Spirit of Giving Fundraiser raised $8,369.03 to help
families and individuals in Benzie, Grand Traverses, Mason, Manistee, Muskegon and Oceana Counties. 
 
LUDINGTON, MI – The annual West Shore Bank Spirit of Giving returns this November as “Giving November” to help raise donations for various non-profits spread across the 6 counties they serve.

LUDINGTON, MI— West Shore Bank is donating Ramsey Solutions’ Foundations in Personal Finance curriculum to Ludington High School, Manistee Middle-High School, Shelby High School, Traverse City West Senior High School and Muskegon Heights Academy.
 
LUDINGTON, MI – West Shore Bank was awarded Business of the Year by the Chamber Alliance of Mason County at their September 13th Chamber Annual Awards Dinner.
 
LUDINGTON, MI – West Shore Bank is pleased to announce that for the eleventh year, proceeds from its Rhythm & Dunes summer concert series will be donated to benefit local high school music programs. The donations are distributed between three Mason County school districts—Ludington Area School, Mason County Central and Mason County Eastern.
 
LUDINGTON, MI –June 30th will mark 125 years in which West Shore Bank has served the community as a local bank and remained committed to helping the people and businesses along the lakeshore improve their financial well-being. In honor of the Bank’s anniversary, West Shore Bank is partnering with several local businesses in Benzie, Mason, Manistee, Muskegon, Grand Traverse, and Oceana Counties for several customer appreciation events promoting “125 Years of Making a Difference”.
 
LUDINGTON, MI – West Shore Bank is teaming up with the American Bankers Association (ABA) and the Mason County Sheriff’s Office for a two-hour workshop open to the public to help older adults and their families prevent elder financial exploitation. 

LUDINGTON, MI – In celebration of the bank’s Quasquicentennial (125th) Anniversary, West Shore Bank is
proud to announce they will be awarding eleven (11) scholarships in the amount of $1,250 to students
residing in Benzie, Mason, Manistee, Muskegon, Oceana and Grand Traverse Counties.
 
LUDINGTON, MI – As a long-standing supporter and partner of the Community Foundation of Mason County, West Shore Bank recently donated $5,000 to the Foundation, helping raise funds for their recent grant awards benefiting a variety of community organizations in support of projects throughout Mason County.

Article on our community engagetment room on the third floor of our Traverse CIty Building.

LUDINGTON, MI – Last week members of the Ludington Rotary Club were “Celebrity Bartenders” at Ludington Bay Brewery’s fundraising event. This event continued their efforts to provide “Service Above Self” by raising funds for academic scholarships for local schools.

LUDINGTON, MI – Since 1898 West Shore Bank has been committed to helping families in the six-county area in which they serve to improve their financial well-being. These counties include Benzie, Mason, Manistee, Muskegon, Oceana and Grand Traverse of Michigan. 

LUDINGTON, MI – West Shore Bank is excited to announce the lineup for the annual Rhythm and Dunes community concert series taking place on Saturday, July 29, and Saturday, August 5.
 
LUDINGTON, MI – West Shore Bank is thrilled to announce its Quasquicentennial Anniversary this year. June 30th will mark 125 years in which West Shore Bank has served the community as a local bank and remained committed to helping the people and businesses along the lakeshore improve their financial wellbeing.