Evening The Score for Charlotte ISD

On Sept. 6, 2018, Security State Bank and Primo’s Feed & Supply, came together to donate a brand new scoreboard for the football field at Charlotte ISD!   Pictured here from left to right, are the individuals who made the project possible: Becky Ramos, Charlotte ISD Board President, Mike Wilson, SSB President, Christina Campos, SSB employee & CISD Board Member, Kelsey Wiley, Primo’s Feed & Supply Representative, and Shawn Vowell, CISD Athletic Director.  Good Luck Trojans!  We wish you a great 2018 Football Season!

Making a Difference at Pearsall ISD

Employees at both Pearsall Security State Bank Locations recently held a uniform drive to collect gently used uniforms to donate to the students of Pearsall ISD.  The bank along with numerous employees gave money to purchase new uniforms to donate with the used ones that were collected.  This is the second year in a row that SSB has committed to making sure every student at PISD has uniforms to wear to school!  Both Pearsall SSB locations also participated in the “Stuff The Bus” program and were able to donate an entire vehicle full of school supplies! Pictured here from Left to Right are Mr. Adams, Vice-Principal of the Intermediate School, Mr. Cantu, Principal of the Intermediate School, Annie Garcia & Abel Trevino, both from SSB, as they dropped off the uniform donations.

Welcoming Back Teachers at MVISD

On Monday, August 20, 2018, Mary Mangold & Carrie Schutze, both officers of our Castroville Branch, along with several other community members, volunteered their time to help serve lunch to the entire faculty of Medina Valley ISD during convocation! Whataburger food was brought in and over 840 burgers were served along with all the fixings.  The teachers and faculty of MVISD were very appreciative of the food and for all of the volunteers who took the time to make sure every one was fed.  Pictured here are Mary Mangold, VP/Branch Manager of our Castroville Office, along with Missy Lessing, President of the Medina Valley Education Foundation, & Holly Haby, Community Partnership Coordinator for MVISD.

Security State Bank In The Community

The 4th Annual Backyard Bluegrass Concert, to benefit the Castroville Regional Park, was held in Castroville, TX on October 15, 2017.  This years concert featured The Tennessee Valley Authority as well as Houston Marchman & The South Texas Field Hippies.  The event was put on by the Friends of Castroville Regional Park and all proceeds went to the enhancement of the Botanical Garden Trail. Security State Bank & Medina Electric were the two main sponsors of this year’s event and were recognized during the concert.  Pictured here are (L-R): FCRP members – Arnold Dollase & Victor Ortiz,Representative of Medina Electric – Brian Bell, Castroville Mayor – Tim Kelley, FCRP member – Pat Marince,  Security State Bank Officers – Mary Mangold & Cindy Taylor, and FCRP member – Patrick Connor.

Pleasanton Branch Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary

On Tuesday, July 25th, the Pleasanton Office celebrated their 10 Year Anniversary!  The Bank invited Kona Ice Tropical Shaved Ice to come out and serve free cups of shaved ice to the community courtesy of SSB.  This celebration was held as a thank you to the community for helping Security State Bank grow over the last 10 Years.  Almost 200 cups of shaved ice were given out to cool the people of the community off on a hot July day!

Special Thanks to the Pleasanton Express Newspaper, The Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce, as well as the Pleasanton Homecoming Court for coming out to help celebrate this huge milestone for Security State Bank!

Castroville Branch Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary

On July 14, 2017, over a hundred people joined Security State Bank in celebrating the one year anniversary of the Castroville Branch.  Dirt Road Cookers, out of Hondo, TX, created an 8 foot pizza with the bank’s logo on it to serve all of the guests.  The weather was warm but everyone was able to come inside the bank and enjoy the pizza, an iced cold drink and some delicious desserts, not to mention the cool air conditioning.

The Castroville Branch has done extremely well at the new location and continues to grow daily.  With the city of Castroville growing at a rapid pace, Security State Bank is honored to be a part of the new growth and looks forward to continuing to be a vital part of the community.

Special thanks to all of the guests that braved the heat and came out to help celebrate this milestone for the bank!

EMV Chip MasterCard

Your New MasterCard will Arrive Soon!

Security State Bank is pleased to announce that your new Chip MasterCard debit card will arrive in May.   Please discontinue using and destroy your VISA debit card as soon as you receive your new MasterCard chip card and it has been activated.  To activate your new card, simply follow the activation instructions on the sticker located on the front of the new card.  You can also activate your card by using your PIN number at an ATM or at a merchant.

Your Security State Bank MasterCard Debit Card ….

    • Has an EMV Chip inside of it. Just insert the card into the card reader for advanced protection against fraud. If the merchant is not set up to use EMV Chips, just swipe the card like normal.
    • PIN number. Your PIN number has NOT changed. You will continue to use the same PIN number that you used on your VISA card.
    • Pre-authorized Automatic Debit Transactions. You will need to submit your NEW MasterCard debit card number and expiration date to the originator of the transaction (i.e. Dish, Direct TV, cable). Your VISA card will not work after August 30, 2017.

Your MasterCard Debit Card is welcome at millions of locations that accept MasterCard debit cards. As always, we welcome your comments and suggestions. If you have any questions about your new card, you can contact any of our branches. Thank you for banking with Security State Bank.

Better Together

Relationships are the backbone of a community. That’s certainly true when it comes to your bank, and it’s the reason we are proud to welcome you. We appreciate the opportunity to be a part of this community and a part of your life.

At Security State Bank, we understand South Texas. We grew up here. It has been our home since 1925. And we understand how important a strong, community bank is to this part of Texas. That’s the reason you’ll find a level of respect and customer service here that is uncommon today. If that sounds like the kind of growing, can-do bank you’re looking for, come let us show you more. A lot more.

We Understand South Texas.

Security State Bank is proud to be a part of the Castroville community and we want you to join us. In fact, we’ll help make the switch a snap. Just come in and let us show you.

At Security State Bank, South Texas is our home. It has been our home since 1925. And we understand how important a strong, community bank is to this part of Texas. That’s the reason you’ll find a level of respect and customer service here that is uncommon today. If that sounds like the kind of growing, can-do bank you’re looking for, let us help you make the switch today.

Come join us.
We’ll help you switch.


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