WINDSOR, Va., Feb. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Farmers Bankshares, Inc. (OTC-PINK: FBVA) will officially open the doors to a new expansion into the Chesapeake market on Wednesday, March 1, 2017.  Located at 1403 Greenbrier Parkway, Suite 110 the facility will be a full-service branch headed by Jeffrey Creekmore, Senior Vice President and Chesapeake Market Executive and Deborah Cagle, Vice President and Branch Manager/Business Development Officer. 

Chief Executive Officer, Richard J. Holland, Jr. stated that, «We can assure citizens and business owners in Chesapeake that we will bring the same commitment to you that we’ve given to Isle of Wight, Suffolk and Southampton since 1919.  We are excited about the new relationships we will develop and the value we can bring to small businesses and consumers within the Chesapeake market.  We have been very intentional and disciplined with our expansion plans and feel that we have found the ideal fit of location and staff.» 

The Chesapeake branch lobby will be open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and the drive-through open 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  The location will also have a full-service ATM and universal bankers that can perform multiple tasks. 

To commemorate the event, a ribbon cutting and grand opening will be held on Wednesday, March 1, 2017.  The public is invited to attend the celebration which is scheduled for 1:00 p.m.  After the ribbon cutting ceremony there will be an open house with light refreshments and opportunities to meet the entire Chesapeake branch staff.  

About the Company

Farmers Bank, founded in 1919, is headquartered in Windsor, VA, and is a community bank which operates six branches and services areas throughout Tidewater Virginia.  Additional information is available at the company’s website, www.farmersbankva.com.

The common stock of Farmers Bankshares, Inc. trades on the NASDAQ market as an Over-the-Counter Bulletin Board stock under the symbol FBVA.  Any stockbroker can assist with purchase of the company’s stock, as well as with sales of holdings.

 

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SOURCE Farmers Bankshares, Inc.