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  1. 04/14/2014 - 13:37

    Get your old documents and personal papers shredded for free! We are hosting our Annual Community Shredding Event on Saturday, May 3 at our 150 E. Rand Road location in Arlington Heights from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

    In conjunction with the...

  2. 04/10/2014 - 09:40

    There have been recent media reports of a software vulnerability ("Heartbleed") which can affect certain encryption technologies used to protect information while in transit on the internet. Our systems are closely monitored for vulnerabilities...

  3. 04/08/2014 - 09:30

     

    We are hosting one free financial program during Money Smart Week®, April 5-12, 2014. All Money Smart Week® events are open to the...

  4. 04/03/2014 - 13:49

    We are partnering with the local company, Two Men and a Truck, for their 2014 MOVERS for MOMS program to help local women in crisis on Mother’s Day. Each of our bank locations will serve as donation drop off points from now until Wednesday, May 7...

  5. 03/26/2014 - 11:58

    Microsoft is ending support for the Windows XP operating system on April 8th, 2014. This means that Microsoft will no longer issue updates for Windows XP, and computers running Windows XP will be increasingly vulnerable to compromise.

    If...

  6. 03/18/2014 - 09:43

    Why waste money when you don’t have to. As your community bank, we don’t believe in silly fees. That’s why we are happy to announce that we have joined the Allpoint ATM network. What does that mean for you? MORE FREE ATMS! We have previously...

  7. 03/17/2014 - 10:13

    We need your help decorating our bank lobby for Easter! Stop by any of our locations to pick up a coloring sheet and return it to us any time before Saturday, April 19. When you do, we’ll give you a Spring Treat! Ready, set, GET CREATIVE! Happy...

  8. 03/07/2014 - 10:19

    Refer-A-Friend and receive $50 for both you and a friend when they open a new checking account at any Village Bank & Trust location.*...

  9. 03/03/2014 - 15:58

    We are serving as a sponsor for the Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce and the city of Park Ridge's 7th Annual Electronics Recycling Event on...

  10. 01/30/2014 - 12:35

    Can you guess the number of hearts in the jar? We invite all Junior Savers and their friends to our bank locations to take a guess any time between now and Thursday, February 13. The participant who guesses the correct amount of hearts...

  11. 12/02/2013 - 11:52

    Once again, we are partnering with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program this holiday season. Our involvement with the program last year was a huge success, we were able to...

  12. 11/11/2013 - 13:28

    We will be partnering with State Representative David Harris and Advocate Lutheran General Hospital to provide free Diabetes Screenings on Thursday, November 14 from 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at our 150 E. Rand Road, Arlington Heights, IL location...

  13. 10/08/2013 - 13:54

    Do you have warm clothing that you're looking to replace? From now through November 1st, every Village Bank & Trust location is accepting warm clothing such as coats, pants, and sweaters for the Self-Help Closet & Pantry of Des Plaines....

  14. 09/16/2013 - 16:15

    Recently, one of our customers, Best Vision, was featured in Growth Corporation's newsletter for helping a mother of four with her optometry career. To read the full article, please visit...

  15. 09/10/2013 - 15:44

    Our Junior Savers Club will be partnering with the Homeowners Club of America for a Six Flags Great America private Fright Fest Night on Friday, September 27 from 5 – 11 p.m.

    The event is open to all, but only a limited number of...

  16. 07/23/2013 - 13:38

    We will be having a Bike Safety Day for all Junior Savers! The event will take place on Saturday, August 17 from 9 - 1 p.m. at our Park Ridge and Arlington Heights-Midtown locations and also on Saturday, August 24 from 9 - 1 p.m. at our Des...

  17. 06/28/2013 - 09:18

    We are partnering with the Junior Savers Club® to support Bernie’s Book Bank in their mission this year to increase book ownership among infants, toddlers, and school-age children throughout Chicagoland.

    Since 2009, Bernie’s Book Bank...

  18. 05/29/2013 - 15:49

    Arlene J. Mulder, retired Mayor of Arlington Heights, was recently elected as a member of the Village Bank & Trust (“VBT”) Board of Directors.  

    Mulder announced her retirement as Mayor of Arlington Heights after twenty...

  19. 05/29/2013 - 12:06

    The Small Business Administration Announces Village Bank & Trust, a Wintrust Community Bank, as the 2013 Small Lender of the Year

    Company Release - 05/23/2013 16:01

    ROSEMONT, Ill., May 23, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE...

  20. 04/25/2013 - 10:52

    Arlington Heights, IL – April 25, 2013

    Village Bank & Trust Participating in 2013 Movers for Moms

    Village Bank & Trust is partnering with a local company, Two Men and a Truck, in the 2013 MOVERS for MOMS...

  21. 03/19/2013 - 07:45

    Park Ridge, IL – March 18, 2013

    Park Ridge Chamber of Commerce Selects JoAnn Flynn as a Member of the Board of Directors

    JoAnn Flynn, Vice President and Manager of Village Bank and Trust’s Park Ridge location, was...

  22. 02/21/2013 - 13:17

    Martin Gardner, Assistant Vice President - Small Business Banking at Village Bank and Trust, was honored as Des Plaines Chamber Member of the Year at the Chamber's Winter Garden Ball on Friday, February 8, 2013. This honor is given to a...

  23. 12/11/2012 - 17:31

    We have received reports that criminals are conducting an email phishing campaign that targets security-minded bank customers by sending what appears to be a secure email that has a subject line similar to below:

    "You have received a...

  24. 09/05/2012 - 01:00

    Don't want to drive into downtown Arlington Heights to get your car stickers? You are in luck - we are currently selling the Village of Arlington Heights car stickers at our Uptown Banking Center at 150 E. Rand Road. No fees - just convenience!...

  25. 01/20/2011 - 13:38

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

    January 20, 2011

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  26. 12/29/2010 - 13:51

    Online Security

    Protecting your identity and personal information from prying eyes online is now becoming an increasingly difficult task. Loopholes in your computer software abound, granting hackers, thieves and other...

  27. 12/28/2010 - 13:58

    Notice anything new on the right side of the screen? That's our new "My Bank Idea" tab - a great new way to stay in touch with Village Bank & Trust. Now our community bank service extends beyond our physical locations. Have something to tell...