Florida Gateway College Names Building after Quinn & Keith Leibfried

May 03, 2022 by First Federal Bank

Lake City, Florida 

Florida Gateway College’s newest building will be named the Quinn & Keith Leibfried STEM Building by the locally headquartered First Federal Bank. Construction began on the college’s new STEM building in March of 2021. When finished, it will host numerous classrooms; chemistry, microbiology, physics, and botany labs; faculty...

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First Federal Bank Positively Impacts Local Communities Throughout 2021

January 06, 2022 by First Federal Bank

First Federal Bank understands the positive impact an organization can have on a community, and has been passionate about giving back for nearly 60 years. In 2021, the community-based mutual savings bank supported special projects for education programs, mental health and medical agencies, food service agencies, athletic programs, animal services,...

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Supporting Our Local Community for Hunger Action Month

October 06, 2021 by First Federal Bank

For tens of millions of people in the U.S., a daily meal isn’t as simple as deciding what to eat. According to the non-profit organization Feeding America, it is often a choice between food and other crucial needs—like medicine, electricity, or childcare.

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FFB Named Newsweek's Best Small Bank in Florida for 2022

October 01, 2021 by First Federal Bank

For the second year in a row, First Federal Bank was named in Newsweek’s America’s Best Banks 2022 as the Best Small Bank in Florida.

This distinction is the result of Newsweek evaluating their annual Best Banks rankings. With the assistance of LendingTree, Newsweek assessed more than 50 different factors from thousands of FDIC-insured banks and...

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Stronger Together – Supporting the Communities Where We Live and Work

March 26, 2021 by Nina Heringer

At First Federal Bank, we understand the positive impact an organization can have on a community. We are passionate about giving back because we take our responsibility to reinvest in our communities seriously. In 2020, First Federal supported special projects for after-school programs, intellectual and developmental disability agencies, temporary...

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How to Volunteer Virtually

November 16, 2020 by First Federal Bank

For those who are willing and able to give back, volunteering for various causes can be a rewarding and even life-changing experience. And the good news is, it’s just as easy and effective to give back from the comfort of your own home. Virtual volunteering can be a great way to aid those in need while still maintaining necessary social distancing.

Topics: COVID-19, Community

Financial Resources for Farmers

September 23, 2020 by First Federal Bank

There is no question farmers are essential workers. Without their dedication to the land, hard work and ingenuity, Americans would have little or no access to the food they need to sustain their health. Operating a 24/7 enterprise, though, has its difficulties, and sometimes farmers need financial assistance when crops fail or the economy...

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Addressing COVID-19 in Your Business

September 04, 2020 by First Federal Bank

No matter where your business operates, COVID-19 has indubitably had an impact. It’s important to know and implement safety protocols in your store or office to protect customers and employees from this virus.

Topics: Resources, Trending, Small Business, Entrepreneurship, COVID-19, Community

Is 2020 the Year of the Staycation?

July 01, 2020 by First Federal Bank

You may have had to cancel or put off a planned trip due to restrictions in place as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. And the near-term future of travel is very uncertain. But there is no reason you can’t enjoy a much-needed vacation. Have you considered taking a staycation? After weeks of parents working from home, with kids engaged in distance...

Topics: Trending, Saving Money, Home Owners, COVID-19, Community

Why You Should Join Professional Organizations

June 10, 2020 by First Federal Bank

After graduation, you’re probably looking at ways to save money, not spend it. So you might consider foregoing your professional organization membership or forfeiting the idea of joining one in the first place. Joining a professional organization, however, is a smart investment to advance your career.Knowledge is powerAlthough a major...

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