05/13/2019: ‘Jeans for Jen’ helps bank employee cover medical expenses

BELLEVILLE — A Bank of Belleville employee who went through an unexpected health crisis is using her experience to help others. Jennifer Gross, a loan assistant at the bank, contracted a chronic form of Guillain-Barré Syndrome (gwee-YAIN bah-RAY) known as Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy that left her paralyzed from right below her eyes down to […]

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05/01/2019: Jeans for Jen – May

Jeans for Jen started as an employee-run fundraiser at Bank of Belleville to help our own Jen Gross cover her medical expenses. Employees had the idea to make a weekly donation that allowed them to wear jeans to work on Friday. As time went on and Jen was able to return to the workplace, the […]

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04/25/2019: Metro East Bank Names a New CEO, Boosts Assets

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04/17/2019: Bank of Belleville Announces Enhancements to its Management Team

(Belleville, IL, April 12, 2019) Ronald R. Stephens has been promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer of Bank of Belleville as well as its holding company, Belleville Bancorp, Inc. Stephens was part of the team that organized Bank of Belleville when it was established in 2005. He had previously held the position of Executive […]

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04/01/2019: Jeans for Jen – April

Jeans for Jen started as an employee-run fundraiser at Bank of Belleville to help our own Jen Gross cover her medical expenses. Employees had the idea to make a weekly donation that allowed them to wear jeans to work on Friday. As time went on and Jen was able to return to the workplace, the […]

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