OVB unveils God’s Hands at Work debit card


GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — Ohio Valley Bank has unveiled the God’s Hands at Work debit card design as part of its Community First debit card program. The God’s Hands at Work MasterCard® debit card is now available at all Ohio Valley Bank locations.

God’s Hands at Work will receive five dollars for every OVB customer that chooses to upgrade to the new card design. The God’s Hands at Work debit card is the twenty-fourth local design released by Ohio Valley Bank in an effort to make a positive impact on its communities.

The card design features Bible verse John 3:16 and outstretched hands before the cross. Through the Community First debit card program, bank account holders may upgrade the look of their debit card to one designed for their favorite local school or charity. The upgrade is available for a ten dollar fee with half donated back to the school or charity.

God’s Hands at Work is a faith-based charity located in Vinton. The group conducts many outreach programs throughout the year and is gearing up for an October coat drive. Now accepting gently used coats, hats, gloves, mittens, scarves, snow suits, and snow boots in all sizes. Items can be dropped off at the service center at 68 Keystone Road in Vinton on Mondays from noon until 6 p.m., Wednesdays or Fridays from noon until 4 p.m., or by arrangement.

“We are thrilled to be partnering with Ohio Valley Bank to make these cards available to our supporters and to have another avenue to raise funds so that we can continue to provide a ‘hand up’ to our neighbors when a need arises,” commented Lisa Carroll, God’s Hands at Work representative. “We would also like to thank Ohio Valley Bank for being so community minded by offering this service to the community.”

Other Gallia County designs available include: Gallia Academy, River Valley, South Gallia, Ohio Valley Christian School, the University of Rio Grande, Gallipolis in Bloom, Gallia County Jr. Fair, Gallia County Firefighters Assn., Christmas Express, and Field of Hope. Bank staff are currently working to add more local designs to the mix. Officials from schools or local charities wishing to participate in the program should email communityfirst@ovbc.com. More information on the cards and a look at the currently available designs can be found at www.ovbc.com/communitycards.

Ohio Valley Bank, established in 1872 operates 19 offices in Ohio and West Virginia. The Bank’s parent company, Ohio Valley Banc Corp., also owns Loan Central, a consumer finance company specializing in loans and tax services. Common stock for Ohio Valley Banc Corp. is traded on The NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol OVBC. More information can be found at Ohio Valley Bank’s Web site at www.ovbc.com, or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/OhioValleyBank.

Article submitted by Ohio Valley Bank.