Rieman named AVP, Commercial Loans Officer

Rieman named AVP, Commercial Loan Officer

FREMONT – Chip VanDette, SVP, Director of Loans, announced the promotion of Zachary Rieman to Assistant Vice President Commercial Loans Director for the Fremont region. “I am delighted to see Zachary continue to grow and thrive here at Croghan. I know he will strive to deliver the best for our business customers in his new position,” said VanDette.

Rieman began his career with Croghan as an intern in the credit department. After graduating, he took a job as a credit analyst, then moved on to a manager’s position in the commercial lending department.

He attended Ohio State University, where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree, majoring in accounting and minoring in business analysis. Along with his degree, Rieman took Profit Mastery courses with the Ohio Small Business Development Centers.

Originally from Sebewaing, Michigan, Rieman spent most of his childhood in the Fremont and Clyde area. He has two brothers, Collin and Carson, and recently got engaged to his fiancée, Tori.

St. Ann’s Boy Scouts Plan Newspaper Drive

FREMONT — St. Ann’s Boy Scout Troop 339 will hold a magazine and newspaper drive Saturday and Sunday in the parking lot of St. Ann’s Church, West State Street at Rawson Avenue. Scouts will load newspapers and magazines from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 8:30 a.m. to noon Sunday. Magazines should be kept separate from newspapers.

Twenty percent of the proceeds from all their paper drives this year will again be donated to Food for the Poor.

Any boy between the ages of 11 and 17 interested in joining the troop can call Denny Setzler, scout leader, at 419 332-2318.

Doug Brisendine

First National Bank announces personnel changes

BELLEVUE — Dean Miller, President and CEO of First National Bank, has announced to you following a change in personnel and new hires at the bank:

Doug Brisendine has accepted the position of branch manager of the Port Clinton office. He has served as assistant manager of the Port Clinton branch since July 2021.

Jessica Szuch has been promoted to Chief Cashier of the Port Clinton and Put-In-Bay offices. She has been with the company since October 2020.

Kyann Hay assumes the role of accounting clerk in the Bellevue main office. She has been with the bank since 2017, starting as a customer service representative. She became a branch manager in Clyde, then moved to the main office in Bellevue.

Daniel Potts has accepted the position of Loan Operations Clerk. Potts has been a cashier at the Bellevue main office since September 2021.

Ceilia Fitzgerald is a new credit intern. She brings her experience in sales and business development. She earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration from St. John Fisher College.

John MacDonald is the new branch manager for the Bellevue main office. MacDonald brings over 20 years of combined banking and commercial management experience. He earned a bachelor’s degree in organizational development from Spring Arbor University.

Betty Schade won the 2022 People's Choice Flower Exhibit at Birchard Public Library.

Schade wins the 2022 Flower Show at the library

FREMONT – The 2022 People’s Choice Flower Show took place at the Birchard Public Library. Members of the Whispering Meadows Garden Club posted arrangements and people voted for their favorite arrangements.

First place goes to Betty Schade for One Tiny Turtle. Second place went to Christine Michael for The Little Mermaid and third place was tied. Third place winners were Vee Reifsnyder for Classic Trains and Susan Eberhard for There was An Old Pirate Who Swallowed A Map.

The Saved by the Belt award was presented to Justin Damschroder by Private Zach Morris.

Lindsey man joins Ohio’s ‘Saved by the Belt’ club

FREMONT — Lindsey resident Justin C. Damschroder joined Ohio’s “Saved by the Belt” club after his seat belt saved him from life-threatening injuries.

The accident happened at the intersection of US 20 and Ohio 590 in Sandusky County on May 15. Lt. Angel R. Burgos, commander of the Fremont Post, Ohio Highway Patrol, presented him with a “Saved by the Belt” certificate signed by the Ohio Department of Public Safety. Director Thomas J. Stickrath and Col. Richard S. Fambro, Patrol Superintendent.

“Justin is a living testament to the effectiveness of seat belts,” Burgos said. “Everyone must buckle up on every trip, every time.” Preliminary 2021 data shows that 565 people in Ohio were killed in traffic crashes where a seat belt was available, but not used.

For up-to-date seat belt statistics and information, log on to the Patrol Seat Belt Dashboard at https://www.safetybeltdashboard.ohio.gov/. The “Saved by the Belt” club is a joint effort of the Ohio Department of Public Safety and more than 400 Ohio law enforcement agencies.

Damschroder also received a “belt-saved” license plate holder.

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