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Welcome to the Team: Joylynn

June 2014

The University National Bank extends a warm welcome to Joylynn Harlow, our newest team member and vice president of mortgage lending.

Joylynn has worked in the banking industry for more than 13 years, most recently serving as a vice president at Mid-America Bank in Lawrence. She obtained her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Kansas State University and received a diploma from the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado. Joylynn specializes in mortgage lending, offering all types of home loans, but is also of service for commercial real estate, home equity, and construction credit needs.
Welcome to the team, Joylynn!

Young Artists Program Launched: UNB Partners with Lawrence High School Art Department to Display St

June 2014

UNB is excited to announce the launch of the Young Artists Program; a partnership between UNB and Lawrence High School, which will bring students’ art to the bank for display.

Nine pieces will be displayed throughout the summer months, most of which are watercolor or pastel still life works. When school resumes in August, pieces will be rotated each month and will incorporate not only drawings and paintings, but pieces from the photography and graphic design classes.

Langston Hughes Third Graders Crash the Bank: Class Field Trip Gives Students a Behind-The-Scenes L

May 2014

Third graders from Langston Hughes Elementary visited The University National Bank on May 13th as part of the Business Partner Field Trip program. Students were able to get a behind-the-scenes look at the everyday operations of the bank, including the workings of our frontline, loan, and accounting staffs.
According to a vast majority of the students, they most enjoyed the vintage Coke machine, security cameras, and the goody bags (which were filled with shredded money and an activity book from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City).
About the Business Partner Program: UNB proudly supports Langston Hughes Elementary school! By being a Business Partner of the school, UNB makes a variety of different contributions to the school throughout the year. Other Langston Hughes Business Partners include J&S Coffee, Dillon’s, and Truity Credit Union.

Douglas County CASA is chosen as UNB’s First Quarter Giving Program Charity

April 2014

Every year in Douglas County, dozens of children are removed from their homes and placed under court protection for their own safety. They are confused and frightened of an uncertain future. Many are placed in foster care. Douglas County CASA is dedicated to making sure these children get the attention they deserve. With the help of specially trained volunteers who advocate for the best interests of these vulnerable children, CASA helps children and teens find safe, permanent and loving homes. For more information about CASA of Douglas County, or to become involved, visit them here.

About The University National Bank’s Quarterly Giving Program: Each quarter, UNB selects a local charity they wish to support. Throughout the quarter, a community bulletin board displays information about the charity and UNB employees collect donations from customers and community members. In addition, UNB staff contributes donations by hosting several “Jeans Days.” At the end of the quarter, a check for the lump sum of the donations is presented to the charity and the members of the organization have the opportunity to tell the staff more about its efforts, goals, and additional philanthropic opportunities.

Welcome to the Team: Brandon and Jordan

March 2014

The University National Bank is proud to announce the promotion of Brandon Lamendola and extend a welcome to Jordan Sedlacek.

Brandon is a familiar face to UNB, having served as a teller during his time at Kansas University and later as a loan administrator. Brandon is now an Assistant Vice President of Lending and will work with small businesses for their commercial and SBA lending, in addition to continuing to serve customers with their personal and mortgage credit needs.

Jordan comes to us from Manhattan, Kan., and will serve commercial and personal customers as an Assistant Vice President of Lending. Jordan has worked in the banking industry for nearly decade and is excited to begin a new chapter of her personal and professional life in Lawrence.

L.I.N.K is chosen as UNB’s First Quarter Giving Program Charity

January 2014

Lawrence Interdenominational Nutrition Kitchen, or L.I.N.K, provides home-cooked, nutritious meals in a safe and welcoming environment for families, the homeless, hungry, lonely, physically or mentally disabled, and low income individuals at no cost and with no questions asked. Being a totally volunteer-based operation since 1985, L.I.N.K serves more than 32,000 meals every year. For more information about L.I.N.K, or to become involved, visit them here.

About The University National Bank’s Quarterly Giving Program: Each quarter, UNB selects a local charity they wish to support. Throughout the quarter, a community bulletin board displays information about the charity and UNB employees collect donations from customers and community members. In addition, UNB staff contributes donations by hosting several “Jeans Days.” At the end of the quarter, a check for the lump sum of the donations is presented to the charity and the members of the organization have the opportunity to tell the staff more about its efforts, goals, and additional philanthropic opportunities.

Lawrence Humane Society is chosen as UNB’s Fourth Quarter Giving Program Charity

October 2013

The Lawrence Humane Society provides shelter, care and advocacy to stray, homeless and abused animals; and nurtures the human-animal bond. With the help of volunteers and community donors, the Humane Society is able to supply medical care, food & shelter to 3,500 dogs, cats and other small animals annually. For more information about the Lawrence Human Society, or to become involved, visit their website.

About The University National Bank’s Quarterly Giving Program: Each quarter, UNB selects a local charity they wish to support. Throughout the quarter, a community bulletin board displays information about the charity and UNB employees collect donations from customers and community members. In addition, UNB staff contributes donations by hosting several “Jeans Days.” At the end of the quarter, a check for the lump sum of the donations is presented to the charity and the members of the organization have the opportunity to tell the staff more about its efforts, goals, and additional philanthropic opportunities.

Welcome to the Team: David Bennett

August 2013

The University National Bank extends a warm welcome to David Bennett, our newest team member and Vice President.

David is no new face to Lawrence, having been a life-long resident and Lawrence High alum. David comes to us from Laird Noller Automotive, where he was the Sales Manager of the Hyundai store.

Welcome to the team, David!

Lawrence Police’s Blue Santa is chosen as UNB’s Third Quarter Giving Program Charity

July 2013

The Lawrence Police Blue Santa Program is a non-profit organization, established by the men and women of the Lawrence, KS Police Department. With the help of volunteers from the Lawrence Police Department and Lawrence citizens, this program is able to provide toys and food, during the holiday season, to those who are less fortunate living within the city limits of Lawrence, KS. For more information about the Blue Santa Charity Benefit and Program, or to become involved, go here.

About The University National Bank’s Quarterly Giving Program: Each quarter, UNB selects a local charity they wish to support. Throughout the quarter, a community bulletin board displays information about the charity and UNB employees collect donations from customers and community members. In addition, UNB staff contributes donations by hosting several “Jeans Days.” At the end of the quarter, a check for the lump sum of the donations is presented to the charity and the members of the organization have the opportunity to tell the staff more about its efforts, goals, and additional philanthropic opportunities.

Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence is chosen as UNB’s Second Quarter Giving Program Charity

April 2013

The Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence serves one purpose: to inspire and enable young people to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens. They do this through Club programs and services that promote and enhance the development of boys and girls by instilling a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging and influence. For more information about the Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence, or to become involved, visit them online.

About The University National Bank’s Quarterly Giving Program: Each quarter, UNB selects a local charity they wish to support. Throughout the quarter, a community bulletin board displays information about the charity and UNB employees collect donations from customers and community members. In addition, UNB staff contributes donations by hosting several “Jeans Days.” At the end of the quarter, a check for the lump sum of the donations is presented to the charity and the members of the organization have the opportunity to tell the staff more about its efforts, goals, and additional philanthropic opportunities.

Ballard Community Services is chosen as UNB’s First Quarter Giving Program Charity

January 2013

Ballard Community Services is a non-profit organization that provides an affordable, high quality early education program and essential basic life assistance for families and individuals in need. They provide over a half of a million services in Douglas County each year and 100% of the money donated to the Ballard Center goes to the children and families that they serve. For more information about Ballard Community Services, or to become involved, visit them online.

About The University National Bank’s Quarterly Giving Program: Each quarter, UNB selects a local charity they wish to support. Throughout the quarter, a community bulletin board displays information about the charity and UNB employees collect donations from customers and community members. In addition, UNB staff contributes donations by hosting several “Jeans Days.” At the end of the quarter, a check for the lump sum of the donations is presented to the charity and the members of the organization have the opportunity to tell the staff more about its efforts, goals, and additional philanthropic opportunities.