United Bank Supports Sweet Grown Alabama with $10,000 Contribution

United Bank Supports Sweet Grown Alabama with $10,000 Contribution

Pictured from left to right: Doug Ziebach, United Bank board member; Ida Ross Hicks, United Bank board member; Richard Maxwell, United Bank board member; Rachel Holland—SVP, ag loan officer; David Swift, chairman of the board United Bancorporation; Mike Vincent, United Bank president and CEO; Ellie Watson, Sweet Grown Alabama director; Ricky Smith, United Bank board member; Mike Andreoli, United Bank board member; and Dale Ash, United Bank board member

MONTGOMERY, Ala.- United Bank has pledged financial support to Sweet Grown Alabama with a $10,000 sponsorship for the 2021-2022 fiscal year.

“United Bank is excited to sponsor a close partner in Sweet Grown Alabama,” said United Bank President and CEO Mike Vincent. “Connecting retailers and consumers to Alabama-grown foods is vital to establishing important relationships in our communities.”

United Bank’s financial support will help Sweet Grown Alabama continue to connect Alabama farmers and families. Funds will be utilized to encourage local spending through traditional and digital marketing, events and other special projects. Sponsor donations also help maintain the searchable online database at SweetGrownAlabama.org.

"With strong agricultural ties in South Alabama, we are thrilled to welcome United Bank to our slate of Sweet Grown Alabama partners," said Sweet Grown Alabama Director Ellie Watson. "United Bank’s support will prove valuable not only financially, but also in helping connect us with farms and businesses in South Alabama." 

With 18 Alabama branch locations across Baldwin, Escambia, Mobile and Monroe counties, United Bank is a leader in personal, business and agricultural banking and lending, as well as local community development initiatives. 

For more information on Sweet Grown Alabama visit www.SweetGrownAlabama.org. To learn more about United Bank visit www.unitedbank.com.




About Sweet Grown Alabama:

Sweet Grown Alabama is a non-profit foundation that connects consumers to locally grown products. Participating members display the Sweet Grown Alabama logo. To learn more, visit www.SweetGrownAlabama.org


About United Bank: 

Founded in 1904, United Bank has a rich history of serving the communities of Southwest Alabama and Northwest Florida as only a community bank can. Here at United Bank we provide the latest conveniences alongside hometown customer service that generations before would be proud of. United Bank is routinely recognized as one of America's strongest banks and is committed to providing the exceptional customer service our customers have come to expect. To learn more about United Bank visit www.unitedbank.com.