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New Website Launching Soon

By Golden Valley Bank on 10/6/21 1:04 PM

We are launching a completely redesigned website on October 13th 2021!  With this new site comes new features to make finding the information that you're looking for easier.

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Creative Composition Commercial (Video)

By Golden Valley Bank on 10/6/21 8:47 AM

As part of our mission to provide absolutely outstanding customer service to our customers, we pay great attention to the details. Details such as how our documents and advertising materials are printed.

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Economic Snapshot 2nd Quarter 2021

By Golden Valley Bank on 9/27/21 4:50 PM

We have released the 2nd Quarter 2021 Economic Snapshot

View the overall results on how our local economy is doing and get detailed information on Sales Tax, Building, Housing, TOT Tax and Employment. 

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Golden Valley Bank Community Foundation Update

By Golden Valley Bank on 9/21/21 10:10 AM

Camp Fire Recovery Efforts

Golden Valley Bank Community Foundation has been committed to the recovery efforts in the aftermath of the Camp Fire. During the 3rd quarter of 2021, $25,000 was donated to the Camp Fire Collaborative Unmet Needs Roundtable. The Unmet Needs Roundtable is a collaborative group of funders that meet on a monthly basis to review cases that have been fully vetted and presented by case managers with the goal of providing long term, sustainable housing solutions for Camp Fire Survivors that have fallen through the cracks in other programs. This is the last resort for these individuals. There are many success stories of families that have been given a new start through the efforts of the Unmet Needs Roundtable.

Topics: Community Foundation
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Run for Food and Golden Valley Bank (Video)

By Golden Valley Bank on 9/17/21 1:30 PM

Watch our President and CEO, Mark Francis team up with the Jesus Center for the big 2021 Run for Food logo reveal! We are excited to be the Presenting Sponsor for the second year in a row.

Golden Valley Bank and The Run for Food team are so excited to share this years' logo for the 16th Annual Run for Food.

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Celebrating Our 15th Anniversary!

By Golden Valley Bank on 4/30/21 12:00 AM

This year, we are celebrating our 15th anniversary in business! To many of us, 2006 doesn’t seem like all that long ago. We started this journey with a Vision to be the Best Bank in Town by

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2021 Annual Shareholder Meeting

By Golden Valley Bank on 4/8/21 12:00 AM

dThis Sharing ButtonsSave the Date!

Be sure to save the date for Golden Valley Bancshares Virtual Annual Shareholder Meeting Thursday, April 30th at 6 PM PST!

If you are a Shareholder, please remember to vote your shares.

2020 Annual Review

By Golden Valley Bank on 2/10/21 12:00 AM

In spite of the pandemic, 2020 was a good year for the Bank. Thank you to our customers, employees, community and shareholders for making Golden Valley Bank what it is today!
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GVBCF Donates $75,000 to Help Get Our Community Vaccinated Against COVID-19

By Golden Valley Bank on 1/29/21 12:00 AM

Golden Valley Bank announced that the Bank’s Community Foundation donated $75,000 to the Enloe Foundation to help kick off their fundraising efforts to get our com

munity vaccinated against Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). 

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Chico Meals on Wheels 2020 Annual Recipient

By Golden Valley Bank on 1/21/21 12:00 AM

Throughout 2020, funds were raised by our Employees after choosing Chico Meals on Wheels as their annual nonprofit recipient. The Golden Valley Bank Community Foundation matched the raised amount by $5,000, allowing us to donate a total of $10,000 to the nonprofit. 

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A Look Back at 2020 Community Foundation Efforts

By Golden Valley Bank on 1/19/21 12:00 AM

2020 was certainly a year of giving and supporting our communities for Golden Valley Bank and our Community Foundation. From COVID-19 relief efforts to the Bear Fire and fundraising for our annual nonprofit recipient, it was a busy year and we are grateful to be able to make a difference.

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Updates to Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)

By Golden Valley Bank on 12/22/20 12:00 AM

We hope that you and your family are safe and doing well during these challenging times.

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Congratulations Jeff on Employee of the Year!

By Golden Valley Bank on 12/10/20 12:00 AM

It comes at no surprise that during the year of virtual meetings and technology challenges that our Technology Officer, Jeff Fitzer was voted as Golden Valley Bank's 2020 Employee of the Year!

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A Bank Built for Community

By Golden Valley Bank on 11/4/20 12:00 AM

When you bank with us, we put your money back into our communities. We understand how important it is to be known and heard by your bank which is why we take the time to connect with you and the community you live in.

 

 

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Chico Make A Difference Day 2020

By Golden Valley Bank on 10/27/20 12:00 AM

The Golden Valley Bank crew went out to participate in Chico Make A Difference Day which was changed to Chico Make A Difference Week this year to allow for more options and smaller groups. 

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Bear Fire Relief Donation

By Golden Valley Bank on 10/19/20 12:00 AM

Golden Valley Bank Community Foundation & FHLBank San Francisco Donate $40,000 to the Rebuild Paradise Foundation & Oroville Rescue Mission

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Can You Spot a Phishing Scam?

By Golden Valley Bank on 10/9/20 12:00 AM

Every day, thousands of people fall victim to fraudulent emails, texts and calls from scammers pretending to be their bank. And in this time of expanded use of online banking, the problem is only growing worse. In fact, the Federal Trade Commission’s report on fraud estimates that American consumers lost a staggering $1.9 billion to these phishing schemes and other fraud in 2019 — and the ongoing pandemic has only increased the threat. Imagine where we are in 2020.

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Cybersecurity Awareness Month

By Golden Valley Bank on 10/8/20 12:00 AM

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month - the perfect time to get better about protecting yourself online. Did you know we offer many tools and resources to help protect you against fraud?

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Golden Valley Bank Community Foundation Donates to Enloe Foundation

By Golden Valley Bank on 10/6/20 12:00 AM

Golden Valley Bank announced today that the Golden Valley Bank Community Foundation donated $25,000 to Enloe Foundation’s Compassion Fund assisting patients and their families with critical, immediate needs related to their care.

The Enloe Foundation exists to raise charitable contributions that support the programs, equipment and facilities needed to serve patients cared for at Enloe Medical Center.

2nd Quarter 2020 Economic Snapshot & Business Confidence Survey

By Golden Valley Bank on 10/5/20 12:00 AM

We have released the 2nd Quarter 2020 Economic Snapshots for Chico, Redding and Oroville areas.

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Golden Valley Bank Commits $25,000 to Bear Fire Relief

By Golden Valley Bank on 9/11/20 12:00 AM

Golden Valley Bank (OTCCB: GVYB) today announced a $25,000 contribution to support Bear Fire relief also referred to as the North Complex West Zone Fire.

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eAlerts Update

By Golden Valley Bank on 9/9/20 12:00 AM

The Alerts You Want, When and Where You Want Them

We’re excited to announce that we upgraded eAlerts on September 17th, 2020! With this upgrade comes real-time alerts that let you know the moment something important happens to your account by instantly sending a message. Set up alerts to notify you via email, text*, or push notifications on your smartphone with our Mobile Banking app**.

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Run for Food Presenting Sponsor

By Golden Valley Bank on 9/2/20 12:00 AM

We are thrilled to join The Jesus Center as Presenting Sponsor for the Run for Food for the next three years!

Top 200 Publicly Traded Community Banks

By Golden Valley Bank on 8/14/20 12:00 AM

Golden Valley Bank has made American Banker Magazine’s 2020 ranking of the top 200 publicly-traded community banks in the nation. The rankings include publicly-traded banks and thrifts with less than $2 billion in assets. The overall group consisted of 511 institutions that fit the criteria for the ranking. All institutions were rated based on return on average equity for the last three years.

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PPP Forgiveness Legislative Updates

By Golden Valley Bank on 7/31/20 12:00 AM

Although the Bank will begin accepting Forgiveness Applications on Monday, August 3rd, we have stressed that there are still more legislative updates to come that may affect your application.

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Umbrella Alley | Redding City Identity Project

By Golden Valley Bank on 7/23/20 12:00 AM

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Supporting Local: Chico Nissan Hyundai

By Golden Valley Bank on 7/16/20 12:00 AM

During these challenging times, our local businesses need the community's support. We are highlighting some of our local business customers to learn more about their company and how they make a difference in our community.

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Golden Valley Bank Community Foundation Donates to COVID-19 Relief

By Golden Valley Bank on 7/15/20 12:00 AM

CHICO, Calif. – Golden Valley Bank announced today that they are contributing $250,000 to the Golden Valley Bank Community Foundation to assist local nonprofit organizations struggling with their fundraising efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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PPP Forgiveness Update Webinar

By Golden Valley Bank on 7/2/20 12:00 AM

The webinar covered recent changes to the PPP program and the new “EZ” forgiveness application.

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GVBCF Donates to Chico Meals on Wheels

By Golden Valley Bank on 6/26/20 12:00 AM

After the Camp Fire, Chico Meals on Wheels had to evaluate the best way to get food to many.
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Employee Spotlight: Joelle Campbell

By Golden Valley Bank on 6/17/20 12:00 AM

Tell us a fun fact about yourself?

I drink iced tea, milk, or juice out of wine glasses or brandy snifters.  My inner diva popping out. 

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PPP Forgiveness Explained Webinar

By Golden Valley Bank on 6/12/20 12:00 AM

On June 11th, 2020 Golden Valley Bank, in partnership with Moss Adams, LLP, conducted an informative webinar on the Paycheck Protection Program.

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Business Confidence Survey | May 2020

By Golden Valley Bank on 5/28/20 12:00 AM

We have released the May 2020 Business Confidence Survey for Chico, Redding and Oroville areas.

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Business Confidence Survey | May 2020

By Golden Valley Bank on 5/28/20 12:00 AM

We have released the May 2020 Business Confidence Survey for Chico, Redding and Oroville areas. 

The Business Confidence Survey™ is produced to see where the economy is going next, based on input from local business leaders in their corresponding cities.

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Employee Spotlight: Ray Block

By Golden Valley Bank on 5/19/20 12:00 AM

Tell us a fun fact about yourself?

My family settled just west of Gridley, CA in the 1850s buying land and forming a ranch that included a thoroughbred horse race track. The ranch was on the road now named Block Rd. 

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Questions About Your PPP Loan Answered

By Golden Valley Bank on 4/22/20 12:00 AM

Thank you for partnering with Golden Valley Bank on your Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan.

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Coronavirus Scams and How to Protect Yourself

By Golden Valley Bank on 3/23/20 12:00 AM

Be aware of recent coronavirus scams trying to take advantage of the economic support bills.

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Message Regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

By Golden Valley Bank on 3/13/20 12:00 AM

We are open to support you in your banking needs! Please note that our Chico Office hours have changed.

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2020 Shareholder Letter

By Golden Valley Bank on 3/9/20 12:00 AM

Update as of March 17th, 2020

Fellow Shareholders,

In an effort to do our part to curb the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) we are no longer holding our traditional Annual Shareholder Meeting at Sierra Nevada this year.  

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A Bank Built for Business | Video

By Golden Valley Bank on 2/27/20 12:00 AM

Making Dreams Come True

We provide the support and guidance to get things done. You can feel confident that your banking needs are met with guidance from an experienced local business banker.

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Employee Spotlight: Jay Reagan

By Golden Valley Bank on 2/3/20 12:00 AM

Tell us a fun fact about yourself?

I dislike mice with a passion and my son once took a video of my reaction when a mouse attacked me in a duck blind. This innocent clip actually went viral and is supposed to be shown on the TV program “Viral Outdoors” in the Spring.

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Redding Customer Testimonials

By Golden Valley Bank on 1/15/20 12:00 AM

Kevin and Marla Butler, Julie Gussenhoven, and Scott and Lisa Halsey are valued customers of Golden Valley Bank from the Redding area.

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Employee Spotlight: Laurie Kee

By Golden Valley Bank on 1/10/20 12:00 AM

Tell us a fun fact about yourself?

I started my banking career as an ROP student in Apple Valley, California 34  years ago. I frequently waited on Roy Rogers through the drive-up at my first banking position with Security Pacific Bank. 

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Customer Wins Christmas Decorating Contest

By Golden Valley Bank on 12/20/19 12:00 AM

Christmas cheer is in the air in Redding, CA! Our customers, Ryan and Kellie Belcastro, earned first place in the Shasta Association of REALTORS 35th Annual Christmas Decorating Contest.

Golden Valley Bank | DocuSign | Electronic Document Signing

By Golden Valley Bank on 12/17/19 12:00 AM

Sign Documents Anywhere, Anytime

Taking care of your business needs has never been easier with DocuSign.

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2019 Employee of the Year | Julie Simon

By Golden Valley Bank on 12/9/19 12:00 AM

Saturday night we announced the 2019 Employee of the Year – Julie Simon. Julie's comes to work everyday with a laugh and a smile that are contagious.

2019 Holiday Social | Thank You

By Golden Valley Bank on 12/6/19 12:00 AM

Thank you to the many people from the community who came out last night to celebrate the holidays with us.

Golden Valley Bank Employee Spotlight

By Golden Valley Bank on 11/13/19 12:00 AM

Our Front of the House is continuing to develop and move into other departments!

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Annual Holiday Social 2019 | Invite

By Golden Valley Bank on 11/1/19 12:00 AM

Ring in the holiday season with us at our Annual Holiday Social.

Redding Location One Year Anniversary | Invite

By Golden Valley Bank on 10/3/19 12:00 AM

Join us Thursday, October 24th at 5:30 PM in celebration of our One Year Anniversary at our new location at 250 Hemsted Drive, Redding, CA.

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Matt Gallaway Joins Board of Directors

By Golden Valley Bank on 10/1/19 12:00 AM

Press Release

New Director Appointed to the Board of Golden Valley Bank

CHICO, Calif. - Golden Valley Bank (OTC Markets: GVYB), headquartered in Chico, California today announced the appointment of Matt Gallaway as the newest member serving on their Board of Directors. 

2nd Quarter 2019 Chico Economic Snapshot Released

By Golden Valley Bank on 9/30/19 12:00 AM

We have released the 2nd Quarter 2019 Economic Snapshots for Chico, Redding and Oroville areas.

Golden Valley Bank Featured in Independent Banker Magazine

By Golden Valley Bank on 9/4/19 12:00 AM

Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) just released their September issue of Independent Banker Magazine.

Employee Picnic 2019 | Company Event

By Golden Valley Bank on 8/12/19 12:00 AM

We had a blast spending quality time with all of the Golden Valley Bank employees and their families this weekend.

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Digital Security Tokens | Update Available

By Golden Valley Bank on 8/8/19 12:00 AM

Updated Security Enhancement Now Available

Golden Valley Bank is proud to deliver the highest level of security for our Business Online Banking Customers.

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Golden Valley Bank Wins ICBA Community Bank Service Award

By Golden Valley Bank on 8/8/19 12:00 AM

A letter from our President and CEO, Mark Francis:

To our Communities,

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WES Camp Fundraiser

By Golden Valley Bank on 8/6/19 12:00 AM

On August 3rd, 2019, Whiskeytown Environmental Camp organized a fundraiser to revive the camp which was destroyed by the Carr Fire.

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4th of July Fireworks | Event

By Golden Valley Bank on 7/17/19 12:00 AM

Our very first 4th of July celebration at our office in Redding for our customers, employees and families was a huge success.

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James Doss Joins Board of Directors

By Golden Valley Bank on 7/16/19 12:00 AM

James Doss Appointed to the Board of Golden Valley Bank

CHICO, Calif. - Golden Valley Bank (OTCBB: GVYB), headquartered in Chico, California today announced

Employee Spotlight

By Golden Valley Bank on 6/20/19 12:00 AM

Have you been seeing new faces when you walk into the Bank? We have been making internal changes to better serve you.

Get the Home Loan You Deserve

By Golden Valley Bank on 6/14/19 12:00 AM

If you're thinking about refinancing at today's low rates - or you're in the market for a new home - we're ready to help you find the home financing solution that's right for your needs!

ACH Manager | Upgrade

By Golden Valley Bank on 6/12/19 12:00 AM

ACH Manager Upgrade Coming June 18th

We have redesigned the ACH user experience within Business Online Banking. 

New ATM Coming Soon

By Golden Valley Bank on 5/15/19 12:00 AM

We are installing a new ATM soon! It will provide an improved look and better banking experience for our customers.

Fireworks Show | Invite

By Golden Valley Bank on 4/25/19 12:00 AM

Grab your seat to watch the Freedom Festival Fireworks show from our location with a great view!

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MoneyPass

By Golden Valley Bank on 4/17/19 12:00 AM

Now Partnering with MoneyPass® a Surcharge-Free ATM Network

It's Easy and Accessible

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2019 Annual Shareholder Meeting | Event

By Golden Valley Bank on 3/11/19 12:00 AM

Save the Date!

Be sure to save the date for Golden Valley Bank's Annual Shareholder Meeting Thursday, April 11th at 5:30 PM at Sierra Nevada Big Room!

4th Quarter 2018 Chico Economic Snapshot Released

By Golden Valley Bank on 2/19/19 12:00 AM

We have released the 4th Quarter 2018 Economic Snapshot. In Q4 18, overall performance was up 2.1% with strong increases in three out of five components.

Featured in Upgraded Living Magazine

By Golden Valley Bank on 2/6/19 12:00 AM

President and CEO Mark Francis and his wife Jolene Francis were featured in this month's issue of Upgraded Living Magazine!

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Connecting Our Community in Redding | Video

By Golden Valley Bank on 1/2/19 12:00 AM

We are committed to helping local businesses thrive, connect and build. Our employees are empowered to make decisions in the best interests of YOU, our customers.

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Camp Fire Relief Efforts

By Golden Valley Bank on 12/13/18 12:00 AM

The Golden Valley Bank Community Foundation and our 40 local business fundraising partners implemented relief efforts immediately after the impacts of the Camp Fire were known.
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$10,795.12 Donated to Little Red Hen

By Golden Valley Bank on 12/11/18 12:00 AM

Each year, Golden Valley Bank employees and Directors choose a worthy cause or organization for which to raise funds. In 2018, the employees chose Little Red Hen. The mission of Little Red Hen aims to serve children and adults with developmental disabilities. They now employ over 150 adults with developmental disabilities and serve more than 100 children with Autism each week.

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Business Online Banking | Upgrade

By Golden Valley Bank on 12/10/18 12:00 AM

A New Business Online Banking Experience is coming on January 9th!

With Golden Valley Bank's Business Online Banking you can effectively manage your money with easy to use tools.

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Congratulations Angie on Employee of the Year!

By Golden Valley Bank on 12/4/18 12:00 AM

Saturday night we announced the 2018 Employee of the Year – Angie Kechloian. Angie is always helping others and is loved by her coworkers.

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Golden Valley Bank Community Foundation

By Golden Valley Bank on 11/9/18 12:00 AM

We are no longer setting up these funds due to an overwhelming amount of requests in the last 2 weeks.

The Golden Valley Bank Community Foundation has created sub accounts within their Foundation for businesses, employees, individuals or groups to accept contributions and self-direct funding for Camp Fire relief. 

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Redding Location Officially Open

By Golden Valley Bank on 11/2/18 12:00 AM

We celebrated with the Redding community at our Grand Opening of our new location at 250 Hemsted Drive! The evening started with a Golden Valley Bank glass in hand

Annual Holiday Social 2018 | Event

By Golden Valley Bank on 11/1/18 12:00 AM

Our Annual Holiday Social has been changed to a 
Holiday Fundraiser for the Camp Fire Relief Efforts.

Chico Make A Difference Day 2018 | Event

By Golden Valley Bank on 10/31/18 12:00 AM

One day really can make a difference!

The Golden Valley Bank crew went out for the 4th year to participate in Chico Make A Difference Day. Make A Difference Day is the largest single-day of volunteering in the country. This campus-community day of service celebrates Chico’s community spirit and unites students and local residents around common causes that make our city special.

Thank You Katie

By Golden Valley Bank on 10/16/18 12:00 AM

As Legacy Partners to the Chico Chamber of Commerce, we want to say a big thank you to Katie Simmons who is stepping away from the organization for

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New Location Now Open in Redding

By Golden Valley Bank on 10/16/18 12:00 AM

 

This week we officially opened our doors at our new location at 250 Hemsted Drive in Redding, CA! The Redding team is

2nd Quarter 2018 Chico Economic Snapshot Released

By Golden Valley Bank on 10/8/18 12:00 AM

We have released the 2nd Quarter 2018 Economic Snapshot. Three of the other four components showed strong

Redding Grand Opening Ceremony | Invite

By Golden Valley Bank on 9/13/18 12:00 AM

Join us Thursday, October 25th at 5 p.m. to celebrate the Grand Opening of our Redding Business Banking Center at 250 Hemsted Drive.

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Little Red Hen Changes Lives

By Golden Valley Bank on 9/5/18 12:00 AM

Each year, Golden Valley Bank employees and Directors choose a worthy cause or organization for which to raise funds. This year the employees chose Little Red Hen (LRH) and have been hosting events to raise money. Our Client Services Representative, Leslie holds LRH particularly close to her heart as she is highly involved with the organization with her own son having autism. She suggested an idea to put out a coin jar for folks to donate unused change at the Bank. Our Coin Drive has been active for a month now and we've collected quite a bit of change. We asked Leslie to tell her story and why LRH means so much to her.

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Help Us Reduce Waste

By Golden Valley Bank on 8/28/18 12:00 AM

60,000.

That’s how many single use plastic water bottles we estimate we have given to folks in our lobby since 2006.  Strung end to end they would stretch over 8 ½ miles!

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Mobile Deposit Endorsement Changes

By Golden Valley Bank on 8/15/18 12:00 AM

On July 1, 2018, the requirement for mobile deposit endorsements changed.

Your signature and “For Mobile Deposit Only to Golden Valley Bank" is now

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Golden Valley Bank Community Foundation | Updates

By Golden Valley Bank on 8/2/18 12:00 AM

In response to the Carr Fire and the growing need for support, the Golden Valley Bank Community Foundation is

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1st Quarter 2018 Chico Economic Snapshot Released

By Golden Valley Bank on 7/20/18 12:00 AM

We have released the 1st Quarter 2018 Economic Snapshot. The Chico economy increased 3% in

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Chico Heat Meet & Greet with Boys & Girls Club of the North Valley

By Golden Valley Bank on 7/10/18 12:00 AM

As part of our Title Sponsorship we gifted Boys & Girls Clubs of the North Valley a Meet & Greet with Chico Heat players for a third year. Heater also made an

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2018 Finalist in ABA Bank Marketing Video Contest

By Golden Valley Bank on 7/9/18 12:00 AM

 

We are excited to announce that for the second year our Connecting Our Community story has been chosen as a Finalist in the ABA Bank Marketing Video Contest, this time featuring

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Connecting Our Community: 5th Story | Video

By Golden Valley Bank on 7/1/18 12:00 AM

Learn how we are Connecting Our Community through local business owners who are proud partners to Golden Valley Bank. We are committed to helping local businesses

NorthStar Engineering Celebrates 35 Years in Business

By Golden Valley Bank on 6/29/18 12:00 AM

Congratulations to NorthStar who celebrated their 35th Anniversary on June 8th! We appreciate all they do in our community and look forward to

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Chico Chamber's Summer Bash 2018

By Golden Valley Bank on 6/11/18 12:00 AM

Every year the Chico Chamber hosts their Annual Community Summer BASH and honors a business in our community. This year they honored

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Behind the Scenes Filming

By Golden Valley Bank on 6/6/18 12:00 AM

As we wrap up Connecting Our Community filming this year, we are honored to have worked with so many amazing local businesses. This next story is no exception and we are excited to show

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Chico Nissan Hyundai Breaks Ground for Expansion

By Golden Valley Bank on 5/9/18 12:00 AM

Jim Doss (CCO, GVB), Brian Bowen (Owner, Chico Nissan), Mark Francis (CEO, GVB)On Wednesday, May 9th, Chico Nissan Hyundai kicked off a major remodel with a groundbreaking ceremony and invited the public to attend. Changes are to be made to the sales, service and wash area of the dealership, bringing all areas under one roof.

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Celebrate Community Banking Month

By Golden Valley Bank on 4/16/18 12:00 AM

As we recognize April as Community Banking Month we want to thank our customers for their patronage and urge those who we hope to count as future customers to consider what it means to bank locally and help sustain our community today, tomorrow and for generations to come.

The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA)® and Golden Valley Bank are lending

4th Quarter 2017 Chico Economic Snapshot Released

By Golden Valley Bank on 4/10/18 12:00 AM

We have released the 4th Quarter 2017 Economic Snapshot. The local economy is back up in Q4 17 following a short period of

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The Stansbury Home: A Chico Landmark

By Golden Valley Bank on 3/2/18 12:00 AM

The Stansbury is considered by the state as one of the most preserved historic landmarks in California. One of the main things that makes the Stansbury so unique is that it has never been restored! It is as it was when the family last

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Moving Chico Forward with the Chico Chamber | Video

By Golden Valley Bank on 2/20/18 12:00 AM

The Chico Chamber of Commerce recently released their Community Vision commercial which makes us all proud to be a part of Chico and the Chamber! The video shows

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2017 Annual Report Released

By Golden Valley Bank on 2/15/18 12:00 AM

Check out our latest Annual Report filled with celebrations and milestones. As Mark Francis stated in his President's Message, "For us, it is all about

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2018 Annual Shareholder Meeting | Event

By Golden Valley Bank on 2/13/18 12:00 AM

Save the Date!

Be sure to save the date for Golden Valley Bank's Annual Shareholder Meeting Thursday, April 5th at 5:30 PM at Sierra Nevada Big Room!

If you are a Shareholder,

New Redding Location Announced!

By Golden Valley Bank on 2/6/18 12:00 AM

In 2018 we are opening our doors to a second location in Redding just 90 minutes North of our main location in Chico. This Business Banking Center will be positioned to give local business

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Personal Mobile App Updates

By Golden Valley Bank on 1/18/18 12:00 AM

We have released updates on our Personal Mobile App we thought you would like to know about:

  • You can now control your debit card. Turn it “on” or “off” anytime,

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3rd Quarter 2017 Chico Economic Snapshot Released

By Golden Valley Bank on 1/16/18 12:00 AM

We have released the 3rd Quarter 2017 Economic Snapshot and December 2017 Business Confidence Survey. Increases in four of five components was not enough for the Snapshot to bounce back in Q3 17. The local economy was

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Connecting Our Community: 4th Story | Video

By Golden Valley Bank on 1/2/18 12:00 AM

Learn how we are Connecting Our Community through local business owners who are proud partners to Golden Valley Bank. We are committed to helping local businesses thrive,

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$12,263.71 Donated to Butte Humane Society

By Golden Valley Bank on 12/4/17 12:00 AM

Each year, Golden Valley Bank employees and Directors choose a worthy cause or organization for which to raise funds. In 2017, the employees chose the Butte Humane Society. The mission of the Butte

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Congratulations Kevin on Employee of the Year!

By Golden Valley Bank on 12/4/17 12:00 AM

Saturday night we announced the 2017 Employee of the Year – Kevin Finney. Kevin is a hard worker who is loved by his customers and coworkers. EOY is not something

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Golden Valley Bank Local Holiday Gift Guide

By Golden Valley Bank on 11/22/17 12:00 AM

We care about local businesses and want to help them thrive so we created a local gift guide for you. Below is a curated list of some of the best gifts this holiday season when shopping locally. Find something for every person and

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Chico Make A Difference Day 2017 | Event

By Golden Valley Bank on 10/30/17 12:00 AM

The Golden Valley Bank crew went out for the 3rd year to participate in Chico Make A Difference Day. Make A Difference Day is the largest single-day of volunteering in the country. This campus-community day of service celebrates

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Red Tavern Featured in Edible Shasta-Butte

By Golden Valley Bank on 10/17/17 12:00 AM

Featured in the Fall issue of Edible Shasta-Butte is an article written by one of our own Customer Service Representatives, Maddie Rodriguez. You'll find a great read about Red Tavern's new chef,

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Debit Card Control

By Golden Valley Bank on 10/10/17 12:00 AM

CardValet® allows you to turn your debit card "on" or "off" anytime. When they're "off" ... no one can use your card. Turn them "on" when you're ready to use them:

2nd Quarter 2017 Chico Economic Snapshot Released

By Golden Valley Bank on 10/3/17 12:00 AM

We have released the 2nd Quarter 2017 Economic Snapshot and Business Confidence Survey. Don't let the decrease in the index mislead you, our local economy is still strong. View the overall results

Golden Valley Bank Annual Holiday Social | Invite

By Golden Valley Bank on 9/25/17 12:00 AM

Ring in the holiday season with us at our Annual Holiday Social. There will be plenty of cheer in the air with wine tasting featuring local vineyards, Sierra Nevada beer and a variety of

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No Limits at In Motion Fitness

By Golden Valley Bank on 9/13/17 12:00 AM

No limits; a phrase that can describe a lot about In Motion Fitness. As a leading resort, health club and spa in Chico, there is no detail left untouched in this luxurious Mediterranean resort setting.

With the outdoor expansion almost complete, Carl Sommer, Owner of

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By Golden Valley Bank on 8/16/17 12:00 AM

At Golden Valley Bank we pride ourselves on delivering an experience unlike any other. It’s our passion to help businesses grow, help make dreams a reality and better the communities we serve.  We believe this passion starts with our exceptional employees – this could be you or someone you know! We know the power of community starts at home with our Golden Valley Bank family. Apply online or come meet us at the Chico State Career Fair on August 30th and drop off your resume!

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Chiropractic Health with the Heat

By Golden Valley Bank on 8/1/17 12:00 AM

There are fewer health professionals more valuable to a player of sports than a chiropractor. In baseball, the swinging of a bat, the craning of the neck to spot a pop-up against the sun, and the relentless catcher’s squat can all produce issues that lead to an overall musculoskeletal discomfort,

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Finalist in ABA Bank Marketing Video Contest

By Golden Valley Bank on 7/18/17 12:00 AM

We are excited to announce that our first Connecting Our Community commercial featuring Miller Glass, Bidwell Perk and the Lapp’s has been chosen as a Finalist in the ABA Bank Marketing Video Contest. There were over 300 submissions from all over the country and we were chosen for the top 6 in our asset size.

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Movies in the Park 2017 | Event

By Golden Valley Bank on 7/16/17 12:00 AM

 

We had a great time at Movies in the Park this summer hosted by Chico Area Recreation and Park District. We loved seeing the community come out for some

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1st Quarter 2017 Chico Economic Snapshot Released

By Golden Valley Bank on 7/14/17 12:00 AM

 

We have released the 1st Quarter 2017 Economic Snapshot and Business Confidence Survey. View the overall results on

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Chico Heat Meet & Greet with BGCNV | Event

By Golden Valley Bank on 7/12/17 12:00 AM

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Celebrating Bird In Hand

By Golden Valley Bank on 7/5/17 12:00 AM

Barbara and Bob Malowney grew up and met in the sun-kissed land of San Diego. On August 9th, 1967, while still in school, they took their wedding vows and this year

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The Making of Connecting Our Community

By Golden Valley Bank on 6/20/17 12:00 AM

Heater, Hunter, Mark, Michael, and Brian

Heater having fun

From design to creation

Thank you Jim for letting us borrow your truck!

Take a look back on the making of the third Connecting Our Community story. We were especially excited to co-brand with Shubert's Ice Cream & Candy to create an ice cream cup to

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Connecting Our Community 3 | Video

By Golden Valley Bank on 6/15/17 12:00 AM

Learn how we are Connecting Our Community through local business owners who are proud partners of Golden Valley Bank.  We are committed to helping local businesses thrive, connect and build.

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Community Foundation Scholarships Awarded

By Golden Valley Bank on 6/13/17 12:00 AM

 

On May 9th, 2017 at our Board of Directors meeting, we presented a $1,000 check from the Bank’s Foundation Legacy Merit Scholarship Program.  The GVBCF Legacy Merit Scholarship Program was established

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Chico Chamber's Summer Bash 2017 | Event

By Golden Valley Bank on 6/6/17 12:00 AM

 
 

Every year the Chico Chamber hosts their Annual Community Summer BASH and honor a business in our community. This year they honored the 35th Anniversaries of Bird in Hand and Made in Chico! We had a great time as

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Butte Humane Society

By Golden Valley Bank on 5/23/17 12:00 AM

Barley

Ruger and Kacy

Chloe, Dakota, Rosie, and Jackie

 
Since 1911, the mission of the Butte Humane Society (BHS) has been to provide loving care and a safe place for dogs, cats, and other animals awaiting foster homes or adoption. As one of the oldest humanitarian non-profit agencies in Butte County
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Founders Day | Event

By Golden Valley Bank on 5/2/17 12:00 AM

Thank you to all who came by and enjoyed the treats! We had a great time talking with all our customers and showing appreciation for our Founders.

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GVB Community Foundation Reaches $1 million in Grants and Donations

By Golden Valley Bank on 4/27/17 12:00 AM

The Golden Valley Bank Community Foundation is a nonprofit corporation that supports programs in the areas of financial literacy, the environment, health, human and family services, and best practices for

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Little Red Hen

By Golden Valley Bank on 4/25/17 12:00 AM

 

Changing Lives in Our Community

For executive director and founder Teresa Wolk Hayes, Little Red Hen began as the answer to an important community need. The mother of a son with autism, Hayes had

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2017 Annual Shareholder Meeting | Recap

By Golden Valley Bank on 4/17/17 12:00 AM

Thank you to all who joined us at our 11th Annual Shareholder Meeting! It was another great year for the Bank and we couldn't be more proud of our staff for always providing Absolutely Outstanding Customer Service (A.O.C.S.).

4th Quarter '16 Economic Snapshot Released

By Golden Valley Bank on 4/10/17 12:00 AM

We have released the 4th Quarter 2016 Economic Snapshot. All five components experienced significant increases in Q4 16, pushing our Snapshot up

Community Banker of the Year | Award

By Golden Valley Bank on 4/5/17 12:00 AM

Our fearless and inspiring leader, Mark Francis won the 2017 Community Banker of the Year award from Western Independent Bankers (WIB)! WIB represents banks along the western United States. Mark was

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Connecting Our Community 2 | Video

By Golden Valley Bank on 3/31/17 12:00 AM

Learn how we are Connecting Our Community through local business owners who are proud partners to Golden Valley Bank. We are committed to helping local businesses thrive, connect and build.

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Personal Online Banking Upgrade

By Golden Valley Bank on 3/13/17 12:00 AM

We are upgrading our Personal Online Banking platform on March 27th! It will provide an improved look and better banking experience for our consumer customers. Get a sneak peek below on the new look.

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2017 Annual Shareholder Meeting | Invite

By Golden Valley Bank on 3/10/17 12:00 AM

Save the Date!

Be sure to save the date for Golden Valley Bank's Annual Shareholder Meeting Thursday, April 13th at 5:30 PM at Sierra Nevada Big Room!

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British Bulldog Brewery

By Golden Valley Bank on 2/24/17 12:00 AM

 

A New American Tradition

Stephen Kay is a microbiologist-turned-accountant who happens to really love beer. As a youngster in his native England, he dabbled in brewing small batches on his own, though at the time there were no sophisticated home-brew kits

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Chico Mazda Grand Opening | Event

By Golden Valley Bank on 2/14/17 12:00 AM

 

Chico Mazda Celebrates their Grand Opening!

Many folks made it out to celebrate Chico Mazda’s grand opening last week with the Abouzeid team. Golden Valley Bank is proud to have worked with

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2016 Annual Report Released

By Golden Valley Bank on 2/7/17 12:00 AM

Check out our latest Annual Report filled with memories from our 10th Anniversary celebration in 2016. As Mark Francis stated in his President's Message, "we do things

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Mobile Deposit Limits Increased

By Golden Valley Bank on 1/31/17 12:00 AM

Not near Cohasset Road? No problem! Send us a check using your Golden Valley Bank Mobile App. Snap a picture of the front and back of your check, choose your account, amount and send. Done.
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Website Update

By Golden Valley Bank on 1/17/17 12:00 AM

We have redesigned our website to make your experience easier on all of your devices! From accessing your accounts, to learning about our products that work best for you,

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3rd Quarter '16 Economic Snapshot Released

By Golden Valley Bank on 1/13/17 12:00 AM

We have released the 3rd Quarter 2016 Economic Snapshot and Business Confidence Survey. View the overall results on how our local economy is doing and get detailed information on Sales Tax, Building,

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Connecting Our Community 1 | Video

By Golden Valley Bank on 12/28/16 12:00 AM

 

We are Connecting Our Community and we invite you to come along with us as we tell our story through our customers. Golden Valley Bank is committed to helping local businesses thrive, connect and build.

Bell Ringing for the Salvation Army

By Golden Valley Bank on 12/20/16 12:00 AM

Once again, we were out ringing the Salvation Army bell during the Salvation Army’s Banks Make a Difference Day. Staff rotated throughout the day to

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$11,608.74 Donation to the Torres Shelter

By Golden Valley Bank on 12/12/16 12:00 AM

Each year, GVB employees raise money for a worthy cause. In 2016, we chose the Torres Community Shelter, an organization that helps people in the community improve their circumstance by providing overnight shelter, showers,

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Congratulations Natasha on Employee of the Year!

By Golden Valley Bank on 12/5/16 12:00 AM

Saturday night we announced the 2016 Employee of the Year – Natasha Beehner. Very well deserved!  EOY is not something selected by management. Each quarter every employee is given

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New Website, More Security

By Golden Valley Bank on 12/2/16 12:00 AM

We are launching a completely redesigned website on January 17!  It will provide you an easier login process and the ability to access information even more quickly. The redesign is just the beginning

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Holiday Social This Thursday! | Invite

By Golden Valley Bank on 11/28/16 12:00 AM

This Thursday, December 1st at 5:30 PM is our Annual Holiday Social at the Bank. 

Today, we are hard at work getting decorations up at the Bank. Many hands go into fluffing poinsettias, wrapping gifts and making sure every ornament is in the right place.

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Behind the Scenes Look

By Golden Valley Bank on 11/22/16 12:00 AM

Getting drone shots of the Bank

Sam and Stephanie Lapp with Marci Ryther, AVP Residential Lending Specialist, and Brent Holland

The Lapp's taking their billboard picture as our Marketing Manager, Natasha coordinates

Michelle Power, Owner of Bidwell Perk getting her picture

Taking over Bidwell Perk with Jim Beltramo, Co-owner of Miller Glass and Brent Holland

The Lapps' children excited about the new home their parents just had built.

Excited about what we have planned for next year? We sure are! This week, we are giving you a behind the scenes look into the making of our first commercial for our 2017 campaign that is rolling out in

Newton-Bracewell Funeral Homes Celebrates 25 Years!

By Golden Valley Bank on 11/8/16 12:00 AM

On November 1st Newton-Bracewell Funeral Homes celebrated their 25th Anniversary. A quiet reception was held with family and those who have impacted the business.

Staff Highlights

By Golden Valley Bank on 11/1/16 12:00 AM

Meet of few of our employees who make a real difference in our Bank and our community.  
Stephani is our eBanking Specialist and is

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Annual Holiday Social | Invite

By Golden Valley Bank on 10/25/16 12:00 AM

Ring in the holiday season with us at our Annual Holiday Social. There will be plenty of cheer in the air with wine tasting featuring local vineyards, Sierra Nevada beer and a variety of hors d'oeuvres

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Chico Make A Difference Day 2016 | Event

By Golden Valley Bank on 10/18/16 12:00 AM

The Golden Valley Bank crew went out to the Torres Shelter for MDDay Chico on Saturday. We were able to supply the shelter with a much needed washer and dryer which were installed on Friday. The dryer was

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Metal Works and Boys and Girls Club

By Golden Valley Bank on 10/11/16 12:00 AM

Golf tournaments are great for not only getting outdoors and enjoying the scenery, but it also give you a chance to be a part of a team and connect with others outside of the office. Whatever the reason that gets you out on

New Look for Mobile App

By Golden Valley Bank on 10/4/16 12:00 AM

The GVB Mobile App got a whole new look! Designed with you in mind, you can have your community bank at your fingertips. Deposit checks, pay bills and transfer funds with your smartphone.

2nd Quarter ‘16 Economic Snapshot Released

By Golden Valley Bank on 9/27/16 12:00 AM

We have released the 2nd Quarter 2016 Economic Snapshot. View the overall results on how our local economy is doing and get detailed information on

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Volunteer with Reading Pals Today

By Golden Valley Bank on 9/20/16 12:00 AM

Reading Pals is a great program aimed to see every child enter 7th grade reading at grade level, equipped with the tools they need to learn and to engage as citizen steward of their community. Kelly Gibbons from Farmers

At a Glance with Instant Balance!

By Golden Valley Bank on 8/31/16 12:00 AM

Quickly see your account balances without logging in.  Our new Instant Balance feature lets you view up to six accounts right from the login screen of the Golden Valley Bank App – no password necessary!

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Top 200 Healthiest Banks in America

By Golden Valley Bank on 7/26/16 12:00 AM

Golden Valley Bank has been identified as one of the Top 200 Healthiest Banks in America by DepositAccounts! The company annually ranks banks based on a number of factors related to safety and

Now Available! GVB Business Mobile App

By Golden Valley Bank on 7/13/16 12:00 AM

Stay on top of your business finances the easy way. Deposit checks, pay bills and transfer funds with your smartphone using the GVB Business Mobile App. Fast access to your accounts wherever you are

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Satava Art Glass, Celebrating Independence

By Golden Valley Bank on 6/30/16 12:00 AM

1st Quarter ‘16 Economic Snapshot Released

By Golden Valley Bank on 6/29/16 12:00 AM

We have released the 1st Quarter 2016 Economic Snapshot and Business Confidence Survey. View the overall results on how our local economy is doing and get detailed information on

Chico Heat Fireworks Games

By Golden Valley Bank on 6/17/16 12:00 AM

June 4th marked the opening night for the Chico Heat baseball games with an announced crowd of 2,863.The night ended with a spectacular fireworks show sponsored by Golden Valley Bank. We hope everyone

Chico Heat Meet & Greet | Event

By Golden Valley Bank on 6/17/16 12:00 AM

With our Fireworks sponsorship, one of our perks was to get a Meet and Greet with the team and Heater. We decided to gift it to the Boys and Girls Club in Chico. The kids LOVED it. Not to mention

Dr. Lobosky Honored Nationally

By Golden Valley Bank on 6/17/16 12:00 AM

Chico neurosurgeon and Golden Valley Bank Founder, Dr. Jeff Lobosky, was honored by the ThinkFirst Injury Prevention Foundation during its national conference in Chicago on

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Thank You Mark for 10 Years! | Video

By Golden Valley Bank on 6/14/16 12:00 AM

 

Mark Francis is the President and CEO of Golden Valley Bank. With the help of many hands in our community, he built Golden Valley from the ground up, literally! At our 10th Annual Shareholder meeting the Staff of GVB surprised him during his speech by popping this video up behind him.

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The Power of Word of Mouth

By Golden Valley Bank on 6/1/16 12:00 AM

We're Published!

Western Bankers Association chose Golden Valley Bank to be featured in a national magazine. The topic for the

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4th Quarter 2015 Economic Snapshot Released

By Golden Valley Bank on 4/19/16 12:00 AM

Our Snapshot numbers increased another 1.5% in Q4 15. The 101.6 index figure is the highest since 2007. Overall, 2015 brought good growth to the economy that, unfortunately, might be difficult to

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New Administrative Office

By Golden Valley Bank on 4/18/16 12:00 AM

2015 Hires

2016 Hires

We ran out of room! In order to support our growth strategy, we increased our staff from 26 to 34 and plan on continuing to grow to a team of 45 by 2020. We knew we needed more

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Celebrating Independence with Wild Ink Press

By Golden Valley Bank on 3/31/16 12:00 AM

 
 

 

As we commemorate our 10 year Anniversary in 2016, we want to celebrate with our community and the independence of local business owners.

Next up is the story of Wild Ink Press, a local

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Celebrating Independence With Red Hot Metal

By Golden Valley Bank on 1/4/16 12:00 AM

 
 
 

As we commemorate our 10 year Anniversary in 2016, we want to celebrate with our community and the independence of local business

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The Printed Image | Video

By Golden Valley Bank on 9/4/15 12:00 AM

 

The Printed Image has grown into an impressive screen printing operation employing over 30, and with the current move into their new building, poised to double in size. Owner Scott Laursen is

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Tres Hombres Restaurants | Video

By Golden Valley Bank on 8/3/15 12:00 AM

Or is that a story? Hear it here!

Ask anyone in town for the best place to people watch and you’re likely to hear “Tres!”  That’s short for Tres Hombres Long Bar & Grill, a Chico landmark since 1987 known for its fresh

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Moe Whitchurch and Family | Video

By Golden Valley Bank on 6/26/15 12:00 AM

 

Freight plays an important role in the transportation sector, and the transportation sector is a major component of our economy moving goods, people, employing millions, and consuming

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Wild Ink Press and Golden Valley Bank | Video

By Golden Valley Bank on 6/4/15 12:00 AM

 

Build upon the passion to create value.

Wild Ink Press is a charming Letterpress studio and shop located in a renovated old soda bottling plant in downtown Chico. Visitors who stop by their bright, airy shop will often find sharp dressed staff playing with

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Mom's and Golden Valley Bank | Video

By Golden Valley Bank on 5/1/15 12:00 AM

 

When it comes to family, it all starts with Mom.

That was the inspiration for Darien and Jack Sterling as they opened Mom’s restaurant in downtown Chico.  “We wanted to create a dining establishment that encouraged

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O. Jay’s Story | Video

By Golden Valley Bank on 3/31/15 12:00 AM

 

Growing up in the small northern California town of Yreka, Dermatologist Physician’s Assistant O. Jay On understands the depth of connection a community develops when everyone is either a friend, family member or