Community & Thought Leadership

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Thought Leadership

Rethink Vanilla

April 3, 2019 Read More

FELLOW STAKEHOLDERS, Our theme for 2019 is Rethink Vanilla. My goal for any shareholder letter is to do more than just recite a list of accomplishments from the prior year or tell you about financial goals for the year to come. I would like to lift the curtain and allow our stakeholders to better understand what we are doing and…

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Day 5: A Final Day with the Kids

March 29, 2019 Read More

Yesterday morning the team made their way back to the school one last time to pack up their things and say goodbye to students and community members. To end their time together, there was dancing and singing along with many tears shed by both students and TBK Bank team members. The team was sad to leave and the students were…

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Day 4: A Different Perspective

March 28, 2019 Read More

On Wednesday, the TBK Bank team showed up to the school eager to make progress drilling at the new site. While the drilling team went to work, the hygiene team taught three lessons including dental hygiene (brushing and flossing), personal hygiene, and the food groups. They also shared the bible story in which Jesus goes fishing with Simon Peter. In…

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Day 3: Holding on to Hope

March 27, 2019 Read More

The team began Tuesday feeling hopeful and comfortable in their roles on the drill and hygiene teams. Gabe, from the Dallas office, said, “The group has a good routine. We’ve figured out how to anticipate when another team member needs a break so someone else can step to keep our progress moving forward.” After drilling more than 200 feet Monday,…

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Day 2: Arriving at the Worksite

March 26, 2019 Read More

Yesterday marked the first official work day for the TBK Bank team in El Salvador. The team began their day with a devotion and team time with the Chick-fil-A group before departing to their two worksites. Members of the TBK Bank team even led worship with guitar and bongo drums. The team was eager to make it to the worksite…

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Team 7 Arrives in El Salvador

March 25, 2019 Read More

For the 7th consecutive year, TBK Bank has sent a group of 12 team members to El Salvador with Living Water International to bring clean water to a community in need. The team arrived safely in El Salvador on Sunday afternoon! Members of this years’ team traveled from the Quad Cities, Denver, Dallas and El Paso, coming together  for the…

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A Christmas Wish for the Team

December 6, 2018 Read More

Like many of you, I have been moved over the last few days hearing the tributes for the late George H.W. Bush. Whether or not you agreed with his politics, he was by all accounts a man of high character and wonderful decency. I was especially moved by the tribute of his son, former President George W. Bush. The love…

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A Trip Overview from Building Well #6

May 24, 2018 Read More

The TBK Bank team returned from El Salvador at the end of April – however, they each left a piece of their hearts in El Salvador. While serving the community of San Josecito, the team learned many lessons – some the same and some very personal. Regardless of their upbringing, where they live, or their position in our company,…

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Day 5: Fútbol and Friendships

April 27, 2018 Read More

The week is coming to an end for the TBK Bank team in El Salvador. They made great progress and enjoyed making new friends in the village of Santiago Nanualco. On Thursday, the drilling team put everything in place to make the well fully functioning. They poured the concrete foundation and finished placing the PVC pipes. Team leaders Gerardo and…

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Day 4: Finding Fresh Water and A Celebration of Life

April 26, 2018 Read More

After hitting water Tuesday, our TBK Bank team showed up Wednesday morning ready to drill a bit further to ensure that they had reached a plentiful water supply. The team was unable to drill into the next level of rock, but it was determined this well location was still viable. The team spent yesterday putting PVC piping in place within…