- June 19, 2017: Citizens Trust Bank Receives a Proclamation from the City of Atlanta
- January 2017: Citizens Trust Bank Offers Financial Independence Training Program to Area High School and Middle School Consumers
- February 2017: The Legacy Lives: Citizens Trust Bank Hosts Mortgage Checkups for Interested Homeowners and Prospects
- June 2016: Veteran Banker Passes the Market Leadership Torch: Citizens Trust Bank Announces Jason A. Eppenger as Alabama Market President
- June 2016: Citizens Trust Bank Announces Next Generation Advisory Board
- February 2016: Citizens Trust Bank: Corporate Office Headquarters Relocation
- January 2016: Citizens Trust Bank: New Corporate Website Launch
For Immediate Release
The Atlanta City Council Issues a Proclamation to
ATLANTA, GA – June 20, 2017 – A decree by Atlanta City Council announcing the council’s endorsement of a proclamation to Citizens Trust Bank for its lasting contributions to the sustaining financial health of the Atlanta community was presented by the Honorable Caesar C. Mitchell, Atlanta City Council President, at a formal assembly on Monday, June 19, 2017.
Citizens Trust Bank opened its doors for business in 1921 and has been seen as a beacon of strength and financial empowerment for all who have encountered the brand. From its beginnings on Auburn Avenue, in the greater Atlanta downtown community, its history and legacy are the foundation that has contributed to building the reputation for Citizens Trust Bank to remain firmly rooted and accessible to the communities served.
Over 95 years in the community, the proclamation was authored to commemorate the Bank’s commitment to its founding principles: Financial stability and business development, the importance of thrift or savings and Making homeownership possible for all people. Though the advancement of technology has dramatically changed the delivery of services, these
The Council’s recognition was extended on the heels of Citizens Trust Bank’s public notice of the planned closing of its historic Piedmont Avenue and the Lithonia financial center locations on Friday, June 30, 2017. The financial center located at 75 Piedmont Avenue has been an Atlanta mainstay for decades. In 2007, Citizens Trust Bank became a tenant in the property after the building was acquired by the University System of Georgia.
The Branch Network Optimization approach continues to allow Citizens Trust Bank to provide its customers further electronic banking services while enhancing core operation efficiencies. Customers will continue to have 24-hour access to their funds, via the bank’s network of ATMs, utilization of online services or mobile devices.
The decision to close operations at both locations is bittersweet. It reconfirms, however, the Bank’s ongoing commitment to sustaining customer growth while meeting the growing demands of offering viable banking solutions within the bank’s markets.
“Citizens Trust Bank’s ongoing commitment in the areas of financial stewardship, community involvement, and financial education are the keys to our community’s well-being and long-term quality of life,” said the Honorable Caesar Mitchell, Atlanta City Council President “We are grateful for their partnership and the contributions they’ve made to sustaining the financial health of the communities we both serve,” added Mitchell.
About Citizens Trust Bank
|Contact: Diedra L. St. Julien
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About Citizens Trust Bank: Citizens Trust Bank prides itself on offering a full range of quality products and services throughout metropolitan Atlanta and Columbus, Georgia, and in Birmingham and Eutaw, Alabama. Building relationships since 1921, the Bank has remained dedicated to the growth and development of communities through superior products and extraordinary service. Through its parent company, Citizens Bancshares Corporation, the Bank offers its common stock over-the-counter to the general public under the trading symbol CZBS and can be found on the web at www.CTBconnect.com.