There is always something new and exciting going on around the bank and we want to make sure you’re aware of what your bank is involved in and doing in the communities we serve. This “Branching Out” extension from our website will be here for you to visit and get up to date information about bank projects, activities, sponsorships, and community events in the cities we call home.

Scotty McCreery

Scotty McCreery

The Bank is sponsoring the 2017-2018 Season as a Series Sponsor. Scotty McCreery is the first sponsored show of the season.

At age 17, McCreery became one of country music’s hottest new stars. McCreery, American country singer who won the tenth season of American Idol, has since debuted three consecutive albums and has album sales reaching $3 million. His first album, Clear as Day, went Platinum and included such hits as “I Love You This Big” “See You Tonight” “The Trouble with Girls” and more.

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On June 14, United Way of San Joaquin held a Mini-Grant Awards Presentation at the Manteca Branch. This year, United Way distributed $10,000 to six local non-profits in the Manteca, Lathrop, Escalon, and Ripon areas. The funds raised came from the Flapjack Breakfast and the Wine, Chocolate & Art events that were held in 2016.

Special thanks to United Way Community Council Co-Chair and Board Member, Debbie Baglietto and staff for their continued support!

Community Shred Day

Oak Valley Community Bank recently hosted a Community Shred Day at the Escalon Branch.

Local customers and community members took advantage of this opportunity to destroy unwanted documents onsite.

Thanks to the Escalon staff for a wonderful turnout.

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INTERSECTION OF ART – Modesto


Every year the Modesto Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Modesto Program, also known as LeMo, identifies, educates, and motivates potential community leaders. At the conclusion of their year in the LeMo program, they encourage participants to volunteer their time to identify and complete a service project that will have a positive impact in the Community.

The LeMo Class of 2017, made up of 24 community leaders from various industries, chose to raise awareness of the arts in the community while revitalizing Downtown Modesto. Their project entailed beautifying two Downtown Modesto intersections just in front of the Gallo Center for the Arts.
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Oak Valley Community Bank is a proud supporter of The Salvation Army Red Shield Center.

Kidz Day is an annual event that benefits the local at-risk youth at The Red Shield Center in South Modesto. This year, Kidz Day was on May 9. Volunteers will distribute copies of the Morris Newspaper ‘special edition’ that is entirely dedicated to The Salvation Army Red Shield Center in Modesto.

Oak Valley Community Bank’s Stanislaus County branches will be helping the cause by handing out the newspapers to all customers stopping by one of the following locations: Oakdale, Modesto-12th & I, Modesto-Dale Road, Modesto-McHenry, Patterson, and Turlock.

Kidz Day

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The Taj Mahal & Keb’ Mo’ Band

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The Bank is sponsoring The Taj Mahal & Keb’ Mo’ Band show at The Gallo Center for the Arts. This is the fourth bank- sponsored performance of the 2016-2017 Season.

Together these two blues’ artists will take the stage with their band and perform songs from their first collaborative album ‘TajMo’ – the band brings out the best in both artists, with their distinctive voices and guitar styles. Taj Mahal has been recording and performing the blend of blues and world music for over 50 years, winning multiple Grammys. Keb’ Mo’ is a three-time Grammy winner who has teamed up with many artists from Bonnie Raitt to Jackson Browne and Buddy Guy.

To purchase tickets, click here.
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