Since 2010, the Saturday after Thanksgiving has been known as Small Business Saturday — the day when consumers are encouraged to shop locally and make purchases from the stores in their neighborhoods. Now, Small Business Saturday has catapulted into a mega-moneymaker for local business owners with consumers spending $23.3 billion in 2021.  Here’s how shopping… Read More


While many of us are looking forward to celebrating Thanksgiving with family and friends, this year’s holiday feast could be more expensive than ever. Experts predict that your Thanksgiving meal will cost 13.5% more than last year, with a staggering 73% increase in the price per pound of turkey. The price of butter is also up 32% compared to 2021.  Despite… Read More


What is Colorado Gives Day? Colorado Gives Day (CGD) is an annual one-day online giving event benefitting over 3,000 nonprofits and, as a result, all Coloradans. It’s scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 6. FirstBank partnered with Community First Foundation (CFF) in 2010 to create Colorado Gives Day, and since then, the giving movement has raised an… Read More


Sometimes we come across some truly amazing customers, who despite hard times or personal tragedies, try to positively impact those around them. We call these our “Good Customers,” and we’re setting out to make their day. Meet Delores: Delores, a 75-year-old widow and FirstBank customer, who manages to be a ray of sunshine even on… Read More


When Jon Geller saw footage of refugees fleeing Ukraine, he knew he had to help. Without hesitation, the longtime veterinarian boarded a plane for the Ukraine-Romania border. Working with local volunteers, Geller and his nonprofit, Street Dog Coalition, set up a tent clinic to provide free veterinary care for the pets of Ukrainian refugees. “Pets,… Read More


Employees at the FirstBank branch in Frisco recently surprised one longtime customer with $1,000 worth of gift cards and a FirstBank gift bag. The customer, Josh Hooper, was recently involved in a fire that ripped through his home and resulted in multiple injuries. Fortunately, he was able to save himself and his beloved dog, Batman,… Read More


Colorado Gives Day 2021 was Tuesday, Dec. 7, and we’re happy to report it was another record-breaker. 215,864 donations totaling $54.4 million benefited over 3,000 nonprofit organizations. What is Colorado Gives Day? Colorado Gives Day (CGD) is a one-day online giving event that benefits over 3,000 nonprofits, and as a result, all Coloradoans. FirstBank partnered… Read More


In early November, FirstBank executives held customer appreciation events at five branch locations across the state – including Thornton, Lakewood, Silverthorne, Colorado Springs and Denver – to surprise unsuspecting bank customers with gift cards ahead of the holiday season. Customers were encouraged to stop by and spin a FirstBank prize wheel to win FirstBank branded… Read More


In honor of Juneteenth – a commemoration honoring the end of slavery – FirstBank branch locations will be closed Saturday, June 19, 2021. This is a time to celebrate Black and African American culture and history with friends, family, and our community. Please watch the short video below to learn more about the Juneteenth holiday.… Read More