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Peoples State Bank

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Contact: Janel Thoune                                                                       FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Asst. VP/Marketing Manager                                                           November 10, 2017

Peoples State Bank Surprises Never Forgotten Honor Flight with $1,500 Donation

Wausau, Wis. (November 10, 2017) In honor of Veterans Day, Peoples State Bank asked representatives from the Never Forgotten Honor Flight to visit the bank on Friday to receive a free patriotic hat Peoples was handing out to veterans, and to take a few photos to help support their cause. Little did the Honor Flight know that the bank was also planning a surprise.

“We wanted to do something special for veterans to honor them, to support the Never Forgotten Honor Flight at the same time, and surprise them in a way that would make them remember that others appreciate what they do,” said Scott Cattanach, President and CFO at Peoples State Bank.

As Mike Thompson and Jim Campbell of the Never Forgotten Honor Flight Board of Directors arrived at the bank at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, they were given complimentary hats from Peoples and asked to pose for a picture. Meanwhile, a crowd of employees swooped in, led by Cattanach and holding a large check donation of $1,500. Peoples employees and veterans Dawn Abreu and Dennis “Buzz” Rosenau, who had just returned from his own Honor Flight this October, were holding the check donation.


“What a surprise; we thought we were just coming in for hats!” said Thompson. “This donation will help send three more veterans on the Honor Flight, and it is truly appreciated.”

“Veterans deserve our respect and appreciation. Along with the Military Care Package drive that we are currently doing, this donation is just a small token of our appreciation,” said Cattanach. “Our bank and employees are committed to helping our community prosper—and supporting our veterans is part of that commitment,” he said.

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Peoples State Bank is a community bank headquartered in Wausau, Wisconsin, serving north central Wisconsin from nine full service banking locations in Marathon, Oneida and Vilas Counties, as well as a commercial loan production office in Milwaukee, WI.  Peoples provides financial services to business owners and individuals, as well as investment and retirement planning services through Peoples Wealth Management, a division of Peoples.  Peoples was founded in 1962 and has total assets in excess of $845 million. PSB Holdings, Inc., the parent company of Peoples State Bank, trades its common stock under stock symbol PSBQ on the OTC Markets Exchange. Peoples is an Equal Housing Lender and Member FDIC. More information about Peoples can be found at