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OBA CEO recognized for 'Excellence in Advocacy'

March 26, 2015

Roger Beverage, president and CEO of the Oklahoma Bankers Association, was honored this week at the American Bankers Association Government Relations Summit as one of 12 bankers and industry leaders who go above and beyond in advocating for banks.

Beverage, who recently celebrated his 27th year as the leader of the OBA, was one of 12 indivuduals selected for the ABA's "Excellence in Advocacy" award.  Click here (.pdf) to read more about Beverage's effort, along with those from the other 11 honorees.


Dates set for OBA Regional Updates

The dates for the OBA's Regional Updates (formerly referred to as Bankers Night Out) have been finalized and will be held from February through April at various locations throughout the state.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. The cost is $40 per person. Click here for a list of dates and locations as well as a registration form. (Please note that this year's event in Lawton is taking place at the Lawton Country Club.)

OBA college scholarship available

Each year, the Oklahoma Bankers Association awards a $1,000 scholarship to an incoming freshman who has a parent, grandparent, sibling or spouse who is a Professional Member of the Association. The student must enroll in an accredited Oklahoma institution of higher education. The applicant must also be graduating from an Oklahoma high school. A panel of bankers will select the winning applicant.

Click here for the application for the 2015 scholarship application. Applications are due May 1, 2015.

Anyone interested in becoming a Professional Member of the Association should contact Adrian Beverage at our office at 866-424-5252 or by e-mail at adrian@oba.com.

Send in nominations for OBA's 50-Year Club

The Oklahoma Bankers Association is proud to promote the recognition of bankers who have devoted 50 or more
years of service to the banking industry. All eligible nominees will be honored at the 2015 OBA Convention on May 20, at the Skirvin Hilton Hotel in Oklahoma City.

Click here to download a registration form. If you have any questions, please contact Janis Reeser at 405-424-5252 or janisr@oba.com.



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