Citizens Bank is celebrating its 60th anniversary at all of its Willamette Valley locations Thursday, including Philomath.
An open house with refreshments will run from 9:45 a.m.-noon with a ribbon-cutting scheduled for 10 a.m. sharp. The Philomath branch is located at 1224 Main St.
Citizens Bank got its start in April 1957 when a small group of community and business leaders met and voted to establish a home-owned bank in Corvallis. Less than six months later on Oct. 5, 1957, Citizens Bank of Corvallis opened.
Since then, Citizens Bank has 15 branches in 13 communities spanning seven Oregon counties.