Over 2,400 Hours Volunteered by American River Bank Employees

SACRAMENTO, CA, June 3, 2014 – American River Bank, a subsidiary of American River Bankshares , announced today that its employees volunteered a total of 2,477 hours in support of over 60 organizations in 2013. The announcement is accompanied by the release of American River Bank’s 2013 Community Giving Report, Bankers with Heart.

The Community Giving Report showcases employee volunteer projects, community giving programs and the American River Bank Foundation.  Some highlights include:

  • $18,380 was donated by 86% of the Bank employees to the American River Bank Foundation and matched by American River Bank.
  • $100,000 was donated to 11 Northern California organizations through the American River Bank Foundation. 
  • $2,600 in charitable donations was awarded through our Matching Grant Program on behalf of nine employees to support their eligible volunteer organization.   
  • Each employee is allowed 40 hours of paid volunteer time per year as part of the Bank’s Volunteer Program.  

“Our kindhearted staff is what truly makes American River Bank special,” said David Taber, CEO of American River Bank. “They give their time, talent and treasures wholeheartedly to support great causes and organizations that impact our communities in a vital way.”

Taber continued, “They are the quintessential Bankers with Heart, and the Community Giving Report demonstrates their generosity.”

To view the 2013 Community Giving Report or learn more about the Giving Programs found in the Community Report, visit www.AmericanRiverBank.com.

About American River Bank

American River Bank, a subsidiary of American River Bankshares , is a regional bank serving Northern California since 1983. We give business owners more REACH by offering financial expertise and exceptional service to complement a full suite of banking products and services. Our honest approach, commitment to community and focus on profitability is intended to lead our clients to greater success. For more information, call (800) 544-0545 or visit AmericanRiverBank.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements contained herein are forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and subject to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, which involve risks and uncertainties.  Actual results may differ materially from the results in these forward-looking statements.  Factors that might cause such a difference include, among other matters, changes in interest rates, economic conditions, governmental regulation and legislation, credit quality, and competition affecting the Company’s businesses generally; the risk of natural disasters and future catastrophic events including terrorist related incidents; and other factors discussed in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2013, and in subsequent reports filed on Form 10-Q and Form 8-K.  The Company does not undertake any obligation to publicly update or revise any of these forward-looking statements, whether to reflect new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.

Communication Contact:
Samantha Leos
American River Bank

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