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5-State VGSB puts the community in “community bank”

June 2021: Villa Grove State Bank, Villa Grove, Illinois has been once again awarded the highest (5-Star) rating for financial strength and stability from the Nation’s Premier Bank Rating Firm, BauerFinancial, Inc, In order to earn the 5-Star rating. Villa Grove State Bank underwent a rigorous, independent analysis of its financial condition and came out on top! Villa Grove State Bank has the strength to support its community as it consistently excels in areas such as capital strength, profitability, asset quality, and much more. This is the 127th consecutive quarter that Villa Grove State Bank has earned a recommended rating (5-Stars or 4-Stars) from Bauer.

“One thing that has been made clear in the past year and a half is that a bank is neither a building nor technology. While both are good and necessary, it’s the people behind the walls and technology that make a bank what it is. They are also what has made Villa Grove State Bank such an invaluable resource for the community. Villa Grove State Bank’s employees have shown tremendous dedication and commitment to both customers and the community”, notes Karen Donway, president of BauerFinancial. “Community banks, like Villa Grove State Bank, help neighbors through the good times and bad. And Villa Grove State Bank’s employees have done an admirable job, maintaining an unblemished balance sheet all the while.”

Villa Grove State Bank was established in 1919 and has been a source of strength for your neighbors and friends throughout the community for 102 years. Dedicated employees are at your service and are ready to lend a hand. Find them at the branch, by phone or online at

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