Road Runners Travel Club

Flanagan State Bank’s Road Runners Travel Club features banking benefits partnered with travel opportunities for the 50+ age group. Each year of Road Runners is filled with exciting new adventures! Our travel coordinators strive to provide you with group travel experiences full of fun, sightseeing, shopping, good eating, live music, entertainment, and much more!

Since the inception of our Road Runner Program at our Flanagan Branch in 1996, members have enjoyed: Broadway plays, musicals, river boat cruises, botanical gardens, horse racing, mystery trips, fishing excursions, festivals, major league ballgames, and musical performances. Some of our extended trips include visits to: New England, South Carolina, Georgia, Kentucky, Washington D.C., Branson, Door County, Battle Creek, Frankenmuth, and Niagara Falls. We are sure you will find a trip that is just right for you!

We are currently taking reservations for the 2020 Spotlight on San Antonio Tour, which will be April 19-23, 2020. Check out more information here.

Click here to read the 2019 Road Runner Newsletter.

Benefits

  • Group travel and entertainment
  • Free Checking Account
  • Free checks, with exception of duplicates.
  • Free debit card(s)
  • Free online banking bill pay, plus free mobile banking
  • Free funds transfers
  • Free money orders
  • Free notary services
  • Free photocopying services
  • Direct deposit for social security, dividends, pension, and interest

Requirements

There are no annual dues to pay, you simply must:

  • Be 50 years old or better
  • Have a core Checking Account, plus one OR more of the following relationships with FSB:
    • Money Market or Savings Account
    • Certificate of Deposit
    • Safety Deposit Box
    • Estate Planning or Trust Services
    • IRA
    • OR at least $25,000 in total deposits
Criteria may be met between two individuals. Only one individual must be 50+.

2019 Trips/Events

  • Sunday, March 10, Mystery Trip — Somewhere in the State of Illinois!
  • Friday, May 31, Grumpy Old Men the Musical — Circa 21 Playhouse, Rock Island, IL
  • Wednesday, July 17, Newsies, The Musical — Theatre On The Square, Sullivan, IL
  • Tuesday, July 30, Northern National Parks Pre-Departure Informational
    Meeting — Flanagan State Bank Community Room in Gridley at 5:00 PM
  • August 5 – 12, 2019 — Northern National Parks / Fly and Tour
  • October 21 – 26, 2019 — Scenic Smokies Getaway
  • Monday, December 9, Kenny & Dolly Christmas Tribute — Starved Rock Lodge, Utica, IL

Click here to see the Full List of past Road Runner Trips to see the full list of all of the amazing past Road Runner Trips (1996-2016).

Photos

Click on the year to see photos from some of our past trips.

2016

2017

Open Houses

All members and anyone interested in learning more about Road Runners are welcome to attend our Open Houses. Join us for fun gatherings, with games, bank topics, fellowship, refreshments–and possibly even Bingo! Our Open House schedule will run on a similar schedule as in 2018, with quarterly meetings at different branches. Open Houses run 9:00-11:00 a.m. unless specified.

FIRST QUARTER:

  • Tuesday, February 12, 2019 in Flanagan
  • Wednesday, February 13, 2019 in Bloomington

SECOND QUARTER:

  • Tuesday, May 14, 2019 in Gridley
  • Wednesday, May 15, 2019 in Bloomington

THIRD QUARTER:

  • Tuesday, September 10, 2019 in Flanagan
  • Wednesday, September 11, 2019 in Bloomington

FOURTH QUARTER:

  • Tuesday, November 12, 2019 in Gridley
  • Wednesday, November 13, 2019 in Bloomington

Click Branch Locations to see the full list of our branch locations.

Contact Your Branch Coordinator:

Jane Marshall, Benson – (309) 394-2785
Alex Lambert, Bloomington – (309) 661-6333
Margie Stauter, El Paso – (309) 527-7300
Kim Ragle, Flanagan – (815) 796-2264
Marsha Pokarney, Gridley – (309) 747-3600
Jane Hopkins, Le Roy – (309) 962-4707

Testimonials

“The Southern trip was wonderful, thanks to Marsha and Jane. I know a lot of planning goes into each trip and it’s appreciated. Thank you. We are so lucky to have a caring bank.”

“Thank you so much for a very fun-filled trip to Indiana — I had a great time!”

“We feel that we are very fortunate to have Flanagan State Bank in our small community. Your family has been with us through our whole married life. Whether it was buying our first home, our first new car, or our first farm grounds you were always there to support us. You always said, ‘Find what you want and let us know how much money you need.’ When people we knew were worried about their money, we always felt safe with our choice in banks.”

“What can we say about those Road Runner trips? We feel as though we have been welcomed into the family and we haven’t stopped laughing since. Marsha has always been there for us; you couldn’t have picked a better person to plan the trips, she is wonderful!”

“A big THANK YOU to you for letting all your employees see that the customers still come first and that their opinions still matter to you. Flanagan State Bank will always be #1 in our book. Thanks to you for still doing some things the old-fashioned way.”

“I am looking forward to the fall trip to Branson. Your trips are always well-planned and so educational. We see so much in such a short time. All of you are to be commended for all the hard work that goes into the planning!”

“The bank trips are our only trips of the year and we love each one of them.”

“We are coming off a ‘high’ after that wonderful trip to New England. Everything was so enjoyable and made for a wonderful vacation experience.”

“Thank you again for the wonderful time I had on our trip to Branson. You girls worked so hard, I can’t wait to go back. Thanks too for taking such good care of me, I love you for that.”

“We enjoyed the trip to Branson so much – had to send you a note to let you know. Marsha and Jane did an excellent job in leading us and making sure we were having fun! The days were well planned and they made good choices on the shows. The bus drivers need compliments too. No complaints!”

“Thanks for the trip, we are ready for the next one!”

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