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Our customers are our neighbors.

A smile, a handshake, a helping hand. At Busey, we're committed to improving the quality of life in the communities we serve. Supporting our neighbors leads to vibrant, thriving communities—the places we're proud to call home.

Check out the Busey sponsored or hosted events and activities in your community or see where the Pillar Club is headed! Click on your market for a list of events in your area, then click the event name for additional details on any that interest you. We hope to see you soon!

Events & Seminars

Saturday, September 24

Time: 12 - 2 p.m.
Fees: Free
Location: Busey, 128 E. Holden St., Tolono, IL

Busey invites customers and community members to bring sensitive documents to our branch for shredding. Bring old, unneeded documents to be shredded with our vendor, COPS, to safeguard the security of your personal information.

For your security, you must be present with your papers until they are shredded in the truck. See a Busey banker at any time for additional tips on information security!

Tuesday - Friday; September 6 - 30

Time:  Busey branch business hours
Fees: Free
Location: Busey branches at 909 W. Kirby Ave., 3002 W. Windsor Drive or 100 W. University Ave. in Champaign, IL; and 2710 S. Philo Rd. and 210 W. Main St. in Urbana, IL

Busey invites customers and community members to donate vinyl records collecting dust. All donations are available later for purchase at a event to raise funds that benefit the Illinois Radio Reader, a service of Illinois Public Media, which provides audio readings of local newspapers, magazines, books and much more to the visually impaired in East Central Illinois.

We appreciate your donations to help others in our communities that need assistance! To see the amazing offerings for sale, visit the Fluid Events Center at 601 N. Country Fair Drive in Champaign on October 1, 2016 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.!

Friday, October 7

Time: 7:30 - 9 a.m.
Location: Busey, 2815 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda, FL
Fees: Free
RSVP: Call 941.629.8111 ext 88007 or register online

Innovative Mornings is a free monthly seminar series for business owners to network and share ideas in Southwest Florida. Innovative Mornings are sponsored by Busey, Funnls.com and SCORE. From estate planning and commercial insurance to marketing and human resources, Innovative Mornings cover a variety of topics to boost your business' bottom line.

Busey invites business owners to our next Innovative Mornings to learn about "Why don't employees do what they are supposed to do, and what you can do about it" by Fred Cort of SCORE. Seating is limited; coffee and breakfast refreshments are provided.

Thursday, October 13

Time: 7:30 - 9 a.m.
Location: Busey, 14803 Tamiami Trail, North Port, FL
Fees: Free
RSVP: Call 941.429.8111 ext 88402 or register online

Innovative Mornings is a free monthly seminar series for business owners to network and share ideas in Southwest Florida. Innovative Mornings are sponsored by Busey, Funnls.com and SCORE. From estate planning and commercial insurance to marketing and human resources, Innovative Mornings cover a variety of topics to boost your business' bottom line.

Busey invites business owners to our next Innovative Mornings to hear a presentation on "The 7 Clauses to Expect in a Commercial Lease" by Al Ferrigno of SCORE. Seating is limited; coffee and breakfast refreshments are provided.

Friday, October 21

Time: 7:30 - 9 a.m.
Location: Busey, 1490 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte, FL
Fees: Free
RSVP: Call 941.629.8111 ext 88007 or register online

Innovative Mornings is a free monthly seminar series for business owners to network and share ideas in Southwest Florida. Innovative Mornings are sponsored by Busey, Funnls.com and SCORE. From estate planning and commercial insurance to marketing and human resources, Innovative Mornings cover a variety of topics to boost your business' bottom line.

Busey invites business owners to our next Innovative Mornings to hear a presentation on "Top 10 Employment Law Initiatives of 2016 and How to Stay Ahead of the Curve" by Attorney Jessica Farrelley of Icard Merrill Attorneys and Counselors. Seating is limited; coffee and breakfast refreshments are provided.

Saturday, October 22

Time: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Fees: Free
Location: Busey, 1490 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte, FL

Busey invites customers and community members to bring sensitive documents to our branch for shredding. Bring old, unneeded documents to be shredded with our vendor, Secure Shredding, to safeguard the security of your personal information.

For your security, you must be present with your papers until they are shredded in the truck. See a Busey banker at any time for additional tips on information security!

Monday, October 10

Time: 5 p.m.
Location: Busey, 301 E. Cedar St., LeRoy, IL
Fees: Free
RSVP: No reservations required.

Please join us at Busey for a free performance by the Young at Heartland Senior Acting Troupe. The group will offer several short vignettes and light refreshments will be served. Hope to see you there!

Friday - Sunday, September 8 - 11

Time:Various times
Location: Pekin, IL
Information: www.pekinchamber.com/marigoldfestival

Busey invites customers and community members to join us at the Marigold Festival again this year. This year's theme is 'Baseball, Hot Dogs, Apple Pie & Marigolds'. The special guest Celebrity this year is Lee Smith, a retired Major League Baseball pitcher, formerly of the Chicago Cubs.

Join Busey as we lead off the Marigold Festival Parade on Saturday. Our associates will walk with families and distribute yummy Apple Pie and Hot Dog candy to celebrate this year's theme. We hope to see you there!

Saturday, September 17

Time: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Fees: Free
Location: Busey, 2900 Court St., Pekin, IL

Busey invites customers and community members to bring sensitive documents to our branch for shredding. Bring old, unneeded documents to be shredded with our vendor, COPS, to safeguard the security of your personal information. Non-perishable food donations are requested, but not required, to benefit the St. Vincent DePaul food pantry.

For your security, you must be present with your papers until they are shredded in the truck. See a Busey banker at any time for additional tips on information security!

Pillar Trips

Second Tuesday of every month

Time: Doors open at 9 a.m.; movie begins at 9:30 a.m.
Location: Reynolds Theatres, 3225 N. Dries Lane, Peoria, IL
Fees: $3 per person
Inquiries: Busey Movie Hotline 309.683.2302

Join the Pillar Club for a first-run movie—Busey provides the popcorn and more. You can even win a free gift! One guest per member welcome.

Call the movie hotline 309.683.2302—24 hours a day during the week prior to the event to hear the current schedule.

Second Tuesday of every other month

Time: Doors open at 8:40 a.m.; movie begins at 9 a.m.
Dates: Tuesday October 11
Location: Avon Theatre, 426 N. Water St., Decatur, IL
Fees: $5 per person
Inquiries: Busey Movie Hotline 217.425.8201

Join the Pillar Club for a first-run movie—Busey provides the popcorn and more. You can even win a free gift! One guest per member welcome.

Call the movie hotline 217.425.8201 24 hours a day during the week prior to the event to hear the current schedule.

Wednesday, September 28

Location: Missouri History Museum, St. Louis, MO
Fees: $106 per person
Pickups: Champaign and Decatur

Route 66 has played such an important role in American history and myth. We begin our St. Louis portion of "The Mother Road" by strolling onto the Chain of Rocks bridge, once the longest bridge on all 2,500 miles of Route 66, and now a hiking/biking bridge. Enjoy the views of the Mississippi River and the St. Louis skyline from the bridge. Our next stop is Maplewood, one of the St. Louis suburbs that hosted Route 66 travelers. We will enjoy a delicious buffet lunch (included) and beer tasting at Schlafly Bottleworks, the second largest brewery in St. Louis. After lunch, time will be allowed for exploring and shopping along old Route 66 in downtown Maplewood. Visit Penzey's Spices, VomFass oils and vinegars, Kakao Chocolates, the Book House and more. Enjoy a mini-concrete (included) at St. Louis' most famous frozen custard stand, Ted Drewes on the "Main Street of America" before departing for the Missouri History Museum. Discover a special exhibit of Route 66 as you learn stories about the motels, custard stands and tourist traps that were situated up and down the road and view a number of artifacts ranging from gas pumps to roadside signs. An included boxed dinner will be served on the motor coach on our drive home.

Don't delay...."get your kicks" by registering today!

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Wednesday, October 5

Location: Bridle Brook Assisted Living, 1505 Patton Dr., Mahomet, IL
Time: 2 - 4 p.m
Fees: FREE

Shout "BUSEY!" at the Bridle Brook Assisted Living Center this fall. Light refreshments will be served and prizes will be awarded. Seating is limited, so call or email your reservations by Friday, September 30.

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Wednesday, October 12

Location: The Private Bank Theatre, Chicago, IL
Fees: $226 per person
Pickups: Champaign and Paxton

Hamilton is the story of America's Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington's right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the nation's first Treasury Secretary. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B and Broadway; Hamilton is the story of America then, told by America now. We will enjoy lunch (included) at the Italian Village Restaurant prior to the 1:30 p.m. matinee. Boxed dinner (included) will be served on the motor coach on our drive home.

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Monday, October 31

Location: Busey, 909 W. Kirby Ave., Champaign, IL
Time: 2 - 4 p.m
Fees: FREE

Enjoy an afternoon of card playing, Halloween fun and refreshments with your Pillar Club friends. Whether you are a seasoned player or a beginner, we will have a table for you. You do not need a partner to sign up, but please share your level of experience when you reserve your space. Seating is limited, so make your reservations well in advance. Wear your best Halloween costume or orange and black because prizes will be awarded. Come join us for the fun!

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Thursday, November 10

Location: Jacob Henry Mansion Estate, Joliet, IL
Fees: $110 per person
Pickups: Champaign and Bloomington

Celebrate a Veteran’s Day Tribute with the Pillar Club as the “Ladies for Liberty” take you back in time. We begin our day with a self-guided tour of the Jacob Henry Mansion, over 40 rooms with a delightful blend of past and present. This Award-Winning Mansion, built in 1873, is known for its original beauty and old Victorian charm. Also, enjoy a stroll through the gardens and a visit to the historic Old Central Church located on the estate. After perusing the estate, sit back and enjoy a delicious lunch (included) before the show begins. “Ladies for Liberty” is a singing troupe dedicated to performing the Andrew Sisters style of music through their own rendition of vocals, costume, hairstyle and the spirit of patriotism reminiscent of the 1940’s. Bring back memories or establish new ones by singing along to “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy,” “Shoo Shoo Baby,” and “Don’t Sit under the Apple Tree.” Boxed dinner (included) will be served on the motor coach on our drive home. Show your patriotism...join us on this Veteran’s Day Tribute!

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Thursday, November 17

Location: Missouri History Museum, St. Louis, MO
Fees: $112 per person
Pickups: Champaign and Decatur

Gumby, Barbie, Slinky, Mr. Potato Head, Wham-O, Spirograph and Hot Wheels are only a few names of the most popular toys from the 1950s,’60s and ‘70s that captured the craziness, joy and sheer fun of being a kid during these decades. But beneath the nutty names are nostalgia, memory and history. Experience toys and their stories through this exciting toy exhibit at the Missouri History Museum. Enjoy lunch (included) at the famous Blueberry Hill in University City Loop. The restaurant décor has walls lined with cases of toys and memorabilia. After lunch, stroll up and down Delmar Ave in the Loop. Visit candy shops, record shops, unique antique shops and more. After, we will gather at Fitz’s in the Loop for one of their famous giant root beer floats (included) and then watch the root beer being bottled downstairs. Our last stop is a visit to the Eugene Field House. Field was known as the “Children’s’ Poet”, as he wrote “Little Boy Blue”, “Wynken Blyken and Nod”, and more. The house, which now contains a children’s toy museum, was saved by school children’s pennies in 1941. Boxed dinner (included) will be served on the motor coach on our drive home. Revisit your childhood...make your reservations today.

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Tuesday, December 6

Location: First Presbyterian Church, 401 N. Church St., Gibson City, IL
Time: 2 - 4 p.m
Fees: FREE
Reservations: Contact Kayla Guge at 217.784.8271 or via email at kayla.guge@busey.com

Celebrate the holiday season with all your Pillar Club friends! Try your luck at BUSEY Bingo and win fun prizes while enjoying your favorite Christmas sweets and treats. To secure your reservation, please email or call Kayla at least 3 days prior to the event.

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Tuesday, December 6

Location: Shelby County Senior Citizen Center, 325 E. North 9th St., Shelbyville, IL
Time: 2 - 4 p.m
Fees: FREE
Reservations: Contact Tarita Fry at 217.774.5515 or via email at tarita.fry@busey.com

Celebrate the holiday season with all your Pillar Club friends! Try your luck at BUSEY Bingo and win fun prizes while enjoying your favorite Christmas sweets and treats. To secure your reservation, please email or call Tarita at least 3 days prior to the event.

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Wednesday, December 7

Location: Water Tower Place, Chicago, IL
Fees: $60 per person
Pickups: Champaign and Paxton

Spend the holiday season on Michigan Avenue in downtown Chicago. Enjoy a day on your own shopping, viewing the holiday store windows, visiting museums or lunching with your Pillar Club friends – the choice is yours! Before leaving the city, we will drive down Michigan Avenue to enjoy the festive holiday lights. Boxed dinner (included) will be served on the motor coach on our drive home.

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Thursday, December 8

Location: Champaign Country Club, 1211 S. Prospect Ave., Champaign, IL
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m
Fees: $20 per person
Reservations: Contact Barb Humer at 217.365.4809 or via email at pillarclub@busey.com by November 22

Join all your Busey Pillar Club friends to welcome in the holiday season. The Holiday Luncheon will include a festive lunch entree and local entertainment at the beautiful Champaign Country Club.

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Friday, December 9 (tentative)

Location: Hilbert Circle Theatre, Indianapolis, IN
Fees: TBD
Pickups: Decatur, Champaign and St. Joseph

Join the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra as they celebrate the 31th Anniversary holiday tradition of Yuletide Celebration! Enjoy lunch on your own with your Pillar Club friends at one of the many downtown Indianapolis restaurants. After the 2 p.m. matinee holiday performance, we will stop for dinner (included) at the Beef House in Covington, IN on our drive home. Celebrate the holidays with us – reserve your seats today!

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Tuesday, December 13

Location: Shilling Center at Scovill Zoo, 71 S. Country Club Rd., Decatur, IL
Time: 2 - 4 p.m
Fees: FREE
Reservations: Contact Carolyn McClure at 217.425.8226 or via email at carolyn.mcclure@busey.com

Celebrate the holiday season with all your Pillar Club friends! Try your luck at BUSEY Bingo and win fun prizes while enjoying your favorite Christmas sweets and treats. To secure your reservation, please email or call Carolyn at least 3 days prior to the event.

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Wednesday, December 14

Location: The Princess Theatre, 300 E. Center St., LeRoy, IL
Time: 130 - 3:30 p.m
Fees: FREE
Reservations: Contact Nancy Spratt at 309.962.2311 or via email at nancy.spratt@busey.com by December 9

Party with all your Pillar Club friends this holiday season at The Princess Theatre in LeRoy. Enjoy popcorn and soda as well as Christmas sweets and treats while watching a holiday movie. Hope to see you there!

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Thursday, December 15

Location: Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 802 E. Douglas, St. Joseph, IL
Time: 2 - 4 p.m
Fees: FREE
Reservations: Contact Brad Krall at 217.469.7631 or via email at brad.krall@busey.com

Celebrate the holiday season with all your Pillar Club friends! Try your luck at BUSEY Bingo and win fun prizes while enjoying your favorite Christmas sweets and treats. To secure your reservation, please email or call Brad at least 3 days prior to the event.

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Location: Busey, 909 W. Kirby Ave., Champaign, IL
Fees: FREE
Time: 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Join us for a PowerPoint presentation of our Pillar Club Summer 2017 tour of The Black Hills and Badlands scheduled for June 11-17, 2017. Highlights of this tour include six nights lodging at the K Bar S Lodge in Keystone, Chuck Wagon Dinner, Boot Hill tour of Deadwood, Homestake Gold Mine, 1880 Steam Train ride, Mount Rushmore evening Lighting Ceremony, Black Hills Gold Factory, Journey Museum, Crazy Horse Memorial, Mammoth dig site, Custer State Park, Badlands National Park, Wall Drug and more! Hope to see you at this presentation to learn more about our exciting western adventure in South Dakota. Reserve your seat today!

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Thursday, January 26, 2017

Location: Drury Lane Theatre, Oakbrook Terrace, IL
Fees: $119 per person
Pickups: Champaign and Bloomington

Grab your bell-bottoms and take a trip back in time with Saturday Night Fever. Based on the 1977 hit film, Saturday Night Fever follows Brooklyn teen, Tony Manero, in his attempt to escape his tribulations by spending weekends at the local discotheque. Watch as Tony tries to win the admiration of the crowd as well as his heartthrob, Stephanie Mangano, with his electric moves. Featuring your favorite Bee Gees songs from the movie such as "Stayin' Alive" and "More Than a Woman," Saturday Night Fever is a nostalgic classic that will have you dancing in the aisle. We will enjoy a delicious lunch (included) at Drury Lane restaurant prior to the 1:30 p.m. matinee performance in the theatre. Boxed dinner (included) will be served on the motor coach on our drive home.

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On the personal side, Busey Bank promises to make your banking hassle free with smart personal checking and savings accounts, convenient online banking and mobile banking solutions and consumer loans. Whether you are ready to buy your first home or simply want to refinance the one you currently own, our practical homemortgages, participation in a wide range of special loan programs and in-house mortgage expertise mean your home loan is tailored to your individual needs.

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