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Regions Bank and Regions Foundation announce $12 million to go toward racial equity and economic empowerment

Regions Bank and the nonprofit Regions Foundation on Tuesday announced a $12 million commitment to advance programs and initiatives that promote racial equity and economic empowerment for communities of color while creating more inclusive opportunities for success. “At Regions, we are committed to serving others to make life better, and we stand together with our communities in addressing the systemic racism and bias that impact ...

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Regions Bank giving Canopy Children’s Solutions an opportunity to win $5,000

Throughout this month, Regions Bank is raising awareness and providing financial support for nonprofits serving people with autism, as well as their families. And people across Jackson are encouraged to show their support through online voting. Locally, Canopy Children’s Solutions is one of the nonprofits participating in Regions’ What a Difference a Day Makes contest. Through June 30, Regions is ...

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Banks operating in Mississippi have helped customers receive billions in SBA support

By BECKY GILLETTE The first round of Payroll Protection Program (PPP) provided by the Small Business Administration resulted in 20,784 loans for $2.5 billion to Mississippi businesses and non-profits. SBA Mississippi District Director Janita R. Stewart said that represented an astronomical number of loans. A total equal to 14 years of SBA loans were made in less than 14 days, ...

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State’s banks adapting business model to deal with COVID-19

By LYNN LOFTON Banks, like all businesses, are adapting their business model to the reality of dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. For some that means giving special consideration to customers who miss loan payments due to unemployment. Another change is limiting transactions to drive-through windows and inside banking by appointment. One of those financial institutions making a change is Gulfport ...

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GOOD TOWNS — Clarksdale, Mississippi

Home of the Delta Blues, this crossroad of cultures gave birth to a uniquely American sound By DOUG SEGREST » Spotlighting special towns across Mississippi, Good Towns, presented by Regions Bank, is about the character, the history, the people and the unique things that make a town a special place. The intersection of Highways 61 and 49 is where Robert ...

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Regions Bank: SBA loans have a number of distinct advantages

By BECKY GILLETTE One of the best methods for financing a new business or business expansion is an SBA loan. Many people, particularly those new to business, might not understand how many benefits there are to this option. “SBA loans benefit Mississippi small businesses by providing what are typically more flexible payment terms,” said Regions Bank Metro Jackson Market Executive ...

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Regions donates $150K to Canopy Children’s Solutions

The Regions Foundation, a nonprofit initiative of Regions Bank, on Wednesday announced a donation of $150,000 to Canopy Children’s Solutions — a nonprofit dedicated to providing innovative mental health, social and educational solutions to Mississippi’s most vulnerable children and youth. The Regions Foundation’s commitment will support two programs: » Canopy’s Autism Solutions, which offers early intervention and day school programs ...

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ALAN TURNER — A strong dash of optimism

ALAN TURNER One can certainly find many opinions about the future of Jackson, and many of these are not exactly what we might think of a “sanguine.” However, there are others who are actually positive about some of the things going on in Jackson and Mississippi as a whole. One of those is newly appointed Regions Bank executive Robert Leard, ...

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Regions Bank promotes Christopher Allen Steiner in Oxford

Regions Bank has promoted Christopher Allen Steiner to the position of City President in Oxford. His responsibilities include supporting the bank’s business plan by developing new consumer and commercial banking customers. Steiner has more than eight years experience, and previously was a Business Banking Relationship Manager and a Commercial Banking Relationship Manager for Regions. He also served for five years ...

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Regions Bank Names New Members To Board of Directors for North Mississippi

Regions Bank has made two additions to its board of directors for North Mississippi: Sean P. Wessel, Chief Financial Officer for Quality Steel Corporation in Cleveland, and Henry N. “Hank” Reichle, Jr., Executive Vice President at Staplcotn in Greenwood. Before joining Quality Steel Corporation, a $120 million private company in Cleveland that manufactures commercial-sized pressure vessels, primarily propane tanks, Wessell ...

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