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CSBroadcast from Community State Bank is your local connection to what’s happening in your community and at your bank.

We developed this podcast to help our customers stay informed and give a local perspective on items that may be in the news.


Introducing Rhythm on the Lake Presented by Community State Bank

Interested in learning more about how Rhythm on the Lake in Paddock Lake came to life? Rhythm on the Lake is a 10 week concert series that will be held in the brand new bandshell at Old Settlers Park in Paddock Lake! Community State Bank sat down with the masterminds behind the idea, Rebecca Lancour of Westosha Floral, Mindy Cooling of Mindy Cooling State Farm, and Matt Collins of Kenosha County Parks for a recent podcast!

1Hope - A Kenosha Organization Supporting Foster Care Families

For this special podcast our Kenosha Team, Robert Pieroni and Laura Burnett Shoemaker, sit down with 1Hope Executive Director, Karisa Wenberg to chat about a local organization, 1Hope, that supports Kenosha foster care families. Please note, the Spring Gala mentioned in this podcast has already occurred, however there are many additional opportunities to support 1Hope. Learn More about 1Hope: https://www.1hope.community/

Mortgage Webinar - "Can I Buy A House with Little or No Money Down?"

re you in the market to buy a home? Does 20% down sound like a BIG financial commitment? Perhaps a USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) loan may be the best option for you. USDA loans are mortgage loans that are guaranteed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Home buyers who buy a home in a qualified USDA area and who meet USDA income eligibility requirements can take advantage of the USDA’s low mortgage rates and program that requires little to no money down.

For this CSB Mortgage Center Webinar, CSB President, Scott Huedepohl and CSB Mortgage Center Manager, Michael Fohey sat down with USDA Finance and Loan Analyst, Julie Czappa to breakdown the USDA Home Loan and see if it's the key to purchasing your future home.

Mortgage Webinar - Should I Build a House?

For this Community State Bank Mortgage Center Webinar, CSB President and CEO, Scott Huedepohl, and CSB Mortgage Manager, Michael Fohey sat down with Chris Bower, Managing Member of Bower Design and Construction, to discuss the ins and outs of building a home.

CSB Mortgage Center - Is Now the Right Time to Buy a Home?

Times are changing, rates are rising, and you may be wondering, "Is now is the right time to buy a home?" The Community State Bank (Wisconsin) Mortgage Center presents an educational webinar with Joe Busch, past President and past Owner of Bear Realty in Burlington. CSB Mortgage Center Manager Mike Fohey, along with CSB President & CEO Scott Huedepohl, sat down with Joe to discuss the current market, smart lending options, and tips to make sure you're making mindful decisions for your financial situation in a challenging market.

Community State Bank is Member FDIC - Equal Housing Lender. 

Union Grove High School Introduces SALT

CSB Union Grove, Market President Dave Moyer sits down with Union Grove High School Health/PhyEd Teacher, Annie Sireno and Union Grove High School Student, "E" Spang to discuss SALT...a new club at the high school that promotes leadership and unity. Dave also talks about how this new club will also partner with the Go Frank Go Foundation to encourage leadership in our communities. 

Ag Focused - Harvest Season and Traffic Safety with Racine County Farm Bureau

You're in a rush to get to work or school and up ahead you see a big green tractor with flashing lights and a long line of cars waiting to pass...What's your next move? For this special podcast Community State Bank's Ag Team, David Moyer and Brian Lois sit down with Racine County Farm Bureau President, Jimmy Waldron and Chair of Racine County Farm Bureau Young Farmers Agriculturists, Kayla Wilson to chat about traffic safety during harvest season and also about what's new and happening with the Racine County Farm Bureau. 

Ag Community - Mighty Grand Dairy Hosting Wisconsin Farm to Table Event

For this special podcast, CSB's Ag Team, Dave Moyer and Brian Lois, sit down with Dave Daniels of Mighty Grand Dairy and Julie Sweney of Wisconsin Farm to Table to chat about the 8th Annual Farm to Table Dinner! This unique dining experience will be hosted at Mighty Grand Dairy in Union Grove on Friday, August 5th. This is a unique opportunity to discover Wisconsin agriculture through an exceptional on-farm culinary experience. Guests may explore the taste of Wisconsin’s agricultural diversity from prestigious cheeses, meats, vegetables, and beyond. It's an event you won't want to miss. Purchase your tickets online: WiFarmtoTable.com

Feel Good Friday - Nolan Shares His Community Story

CSB President and CEO, Scott Huedepohl sat down with 13 year old community advocate and farmer, Nolan. Nolan talks about how he supports his local community and also his plans to prepare for the Racine County Fair.

Community Focused - The History of Two Local Farms and Their Upcoming Farm Breakfasts

For this special podcast, our CSB Ag Team sat down with Kevin Malchine of Malchine Farms and Dale Elfering of Elfering farms to chat about the history of their multi-generational family business and the hard work it takes to upkeep their farms. In addition both are hosting upcoming farm breakfasts in Kenosha and Racine counties. Dale and Kevin talk about their plans to prepare and why it's important for the community to attend. 

Community Focused - Tall Oaks Academy

Our CSB Crew had the opportunity interview Brad Potts, the Head of School for Tall Oaks Academy. Tall Oaks Academy is a new elementary school opening in Kenosha this fall. The school focuses on providing a classical Christian education.

#Gift2Giving - A Donation Story to Racine Community Foundation

Community State Bank proudly presents #Gift2Giving! Each CSB employee received $100 to invest into the communities that they live in and love. For this special podcast, CSB Executive Vice President, Steve Donovan sits down with Racine Community Foundation President & CEO, Liz Powell to talk about the donation story of 4 CSB Employees and their #Gift2Giving contribution to Racine Community Foundation. 

Feel Good Friday - 100 Women Who Care Kenosha

Take 100 women who are passionate about Kenosha County, have them meet every quarter and watch them thrive! For this special podcast CSB President and CEO, Scott Huedepohl sits down with co-founder of 100 Women Who Care (Kenosha County), Crystal Miller and CSB's Laura Burnett Shoemaker to chat about the impact this community group has on Kenosha and how others can get involved too.

Feel Good Friday - Sleep in Heavenly Peace

When you think of an individual in need, the first few areas of need require food, water, clothing or shelter. But what about a bed? Sleep in Heavenly Peace is a group of volunteers dedicated to building, assembling and delivering bunk beds to children and families in need. The organization has a chapter located in Kenosha, Wisconsin and with the help of the Odd Job Larry construction crew they are delivering beds to local families all over Southeast Wisconsin. We chatted with Zach Stock of Sleep in Heavenly Peace and James Warner of Odd Job Larry to talk about their main focus: "No kid sleeps on the floor in our town."

Feel Good Friday - Kenosha.com

When opportunity comes calling, Jim Gourley is eager and ready to take the first step. The moment that Gourley was notified that Kenosha.com became an available domain name, he knew just the right way to compliment a community he has known and loved his entire life.

Feel Good Friday - Venmo Challenge Racine

It all began with an overly generous tip and a will to want to help. Stan Anderson is leading the way to support local restaurant owners by collecting community donations and surprising local business owners throughout Racine, Wisconsin. The campaign has been publicized on local news stations all over the state and is known as Venmo Challenge Racine.

Feel Good Friday - Seeds of Hope

From growing up on an East Troy dairy farm to planting possibilities through her non-profit organization for individuals with intellectual disabilities, Jamie Stilling-Stepp shares how her inspirational journey led her to begin an organization known as Seeds of Hope. Learn more at: https://seedsofhopewi.org/

Feel Good Friday - The Irie Child

Mandy and Chris Fox planned out what they thought was going to be a relaxing and uneventful vacation to Jamaica. Little did they know that this trip would later develop into an organization called, The Irie (Blessed) Child and an opportunity to give community back to children with the simple donation of a soccer ball. Learn more at IrieChild.org.

Feel Good Friday - Seth Bayles

At the young age of 7 years old, Seth Bayles was diagnosed with a rare auto immune disorder that would affect his life forever. Instead of conceding to the pain, Seth has chosen joy and the opportunity to inspire others. For our first Feel Good Friday Podcast, CSB President and CEO, Scott Huedepohl chats with Seth and his mom, Julie, on what motivates Seth to get through each day with positivity and the story of how he earned the nickname "pop-tab kid".

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