Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Jeremy Cowen

Join a 2021-2022 OBA committee

NOW is the time to get involved in your Association, and one good way to accomplish this is to join one of our committees! We are now taking names for those interested in our committees for the 2021-20220 year. By participating with the group three to four times a year, you learn more about your profession, meet other bankers, share …

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Executive News: Well, it’s Groundhog Day … again

Have you ever been to Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania? Yeah, me either. But I know what the town is all about: Groundhog Day! It’s a cultural superstition brought to this country by early Dutch settlers long ago. Nasty little critters, groundhogs are, I’m told by my Pennsylvania friends. The idea is the desi gnated groundhog for the day is roused from his …

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Vaccine PSAs available for banks

The Oklahoma Bankers Association has created COVID-19 vaccine-related public service announcements for its member banks, both in advertising form as well as in story form, ready for display at the bank or for insertions into local newspapers. These free ads and stories, themed as “Nothing’s Safer Than Money In The Bank … Except For The COVID-19 Vaccine”, echo the Association’s …

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Oklahoma banks post big numbers in latest PPP round

Since the Paycheck Protection Program reopened last month for the third round, Oklahoma banks have made the majority of more than 27,000 loans worth more than $1.3 billion in the state thus far. These numbers represent the 8th and 18th most, respectively, among all the states.Nationally, 891,044 loans have been made to date in round three, totaling nearly $73 billion, …

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Join an 2021-2022 OBA Committee

NOW is the time to get involved in your Association, and one good way to accomplish this is to join one of our committees! We are now taking names for those interested in our committees for the 2021-20220 year. By participating with the group three to four times a year, you learn more about your profession, meet other bankers, share …

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Oklahoma banks make more than $1 billion in PPP loans

ince the Paycheck Protection Program reopened earlier this month for the third round, Oklahoma banks have made the majority of more than 27,000 loans worth more than $1.3 billion in the state thus far. These numbers represent the 8th and 18th most, respectively, of all the states. Nationally, 891,044 loans have been made to date in Round 3 totaling nearly …

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Week of Feb. 1

In This Issue… Oklahoma banks make more than $1 billion in round three PPP loans ABA’s (virtual) Conference for Community Bankers set for this month 2021 OBA college scholarship available Review your bank’s information for OBA directory OBA welcomes new strategic members OBA education corner … Oklahoma banks make more than $1 billion in round three PPP loans Since the …

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SBA issues procedural notice addressing second-draw loans

Pen and paper

As the Small Business Administration works to resolve several issues with the Paycheck Protection Program, it issued a procedural notice this week outlining how it will move forward with the processing of second-draw PPP loan applications for borrowers who still have an unresolved issue related to their first-draw loan. “This is a timely issue that was discussed by the OBA’s …

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