Tag: LetonsLetters

Letters From Leton: A Good Cry

Sometimes in life what we need is a good cry. Breakup with your first love in high school? A good cry is needed. Lose a favorite aunt or uncle? A good cry often accompanies the smiles and memories. Often a good cry is in a special place – your bedroom at home, that beautiful overlook… Read more »





Letters From Leton: Back to the Future

In the Back to the Future series, a common theme was underdogs overcoming their weakness (shyness, quickness to anger) to do something that caused them to step past their fears to achieve what led to a better future for the character and their family. If you have seen the movie, you will recall the scene… Read more »



Letters From Leton: Lessons In Longevity

After a year like this, it is good to step back for a few minutes and realize that the tellers, loan officers, bookkeepers and others who have worked at our Bank over the past 132 years also faced trials and troubles. Their hard work and staying the course kept the bank independent. During our Board meeting… Read more »







Letters From Leton: The Challenge

You are making your family lunch. Maybe you have just tended to the animals. Perhaps you have just gotten out of church. Maybe it’s time to run down to the gas station and get a bottle of pop. Then you learn of an attack on America. Pearl Harbor.  You are confused. You are frightened. Then… Read more »



Letters From Leton: The Wave

To say the week before last was a stressful week would be an understatement. By the time Thursday came around, I felt as if I’d worked a month without a break! As I arose, took my morning walk, showered, and hopped in my car to drive to work, I already felt mentally drained. Then it… Read more »





Letters From Leton: Best If Used By (Part 2)

My last share was one that most banks or businesses wouldn’t want to hear about themselves. Employees lack of attention to detail. Outdated knowledge or lack of knowledge about current products and services leading customers (me in this situation) to consider taking their business elsewhere. But not all is lost. The same week I experienced… Read more »