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 - Dagenais Elected Director Of Bank *nd <*...
Dagenais Elected Director Of Bank *nd <* December, 1969, were ! $29.205,498 at the end of Dethe j ©ember, 19 «0. Re-elected were Director* S. ,^ Cohodas. James Douglas, John L. Greene. Russell Lee, ^rne Maki, Ellwood Mattson, Clifford J. O’Doncll, Lynn ; Sandberg. Wheaton L. Strom, *nd Claude J. Tobin. Retired directors James E. Frost and ! Louis P. Groos are serving as | WASHINGTON ( AP> — Their ranks growing and infused with Board Chairman Sam M. Cohodas Cohodas today hailed observance of the First National Bank & Trust Co.'s centennial year this year with the planned opening of its new bank building. Cohodas Cohodas spoke at the annual meeting of the bank's stockholders stockholders in the Project Pride Building of the Escanaba Chamber of Commerce last evening. President John L. Greene of the bank announced that Elmer Dagenais. owner of Elmer’s Super Valu supermarket was elected a member of the bank's board of directors. Dagenais. a food merchant in Escanaba since 1945, has been sole owner of what was Mel & Elmer’s Super Valu since 1968. He is serving on the Super Valu Advisory Advisory Board and is a member of the Michigan Food Dealers Association and of St. Anne’s ! Church. Greene said that although the! 3:30 p.m. today to elect officers national economy is in its first) of the bank for 1971. recession in eight years, the First National’s resources, which w’ere $26.338,572 at the i Elmer Dagenais Cohodas said that the bank was proud of its century of service to the Delta County area and thanked the stock- holders for their lovaltv. He honorary directors. Directors were to meet at Black Caucus Unit Formed said that the bank hoped to occupy its new building at 1205 Ludington St.. about mid-April as one of the finest banking facilities in the Northern Lakes States and that it is now about 80 per cent completed. "This will be just one of three banking locations from which the public can choose when banking with us,” said Cohodas. “Our North Side drive-in branch has really come to life in the last few months and the new’ shopping center will increase increase its activity. Banking authorities have approved our use of our present main building building as a branch serving the bay end of Ludmgton St.. after the opening of our new main bank building.”

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  1. The Escanaba Daily Press,
  2. 28 Jan 1971, Thu,
  3. Page 8

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