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MidWestOne Bank is pleased to introduce the enhanced Connections Club, formerly AmeriClub, created to reward customers who maintain qualifying balances and are ages 40 and better. While administered from Dubuque, IA, Connections Club activities and benefits are available to  customers at all MidWestOne locations. If you would like to take advantage of these exciting special events and travel, please contact Connections Club Director Connie Francis at 563.589.0804.

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About Connections Club

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Connections Club Journal

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Travel & Events

Wealth

Merchant Discounts

Investment and Retirement

Loyalty Points

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A word from Connie

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Missing Word Contest

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Photo Album

About Connections Club

At MidWestOne, we realize life is more than crunching numbers. Quality of life can be measured in friendships and experiences. Our exclusive Connections Club grants you free membership to a social group, travel club, and discount program all rolled into one. It just happens to come with a top-notch, interest-bearing checking account.

  • Build lifelong friendships
  • Group events and travel locally, nationally, and internationally
  • Connections Club Merchant Discount Program with 100+ participating merchants
  • Free seminars on topics of interest
  • Free Connections Club Checking Account with exclusive bank benefits
  • Direct deposit of social security or retirement checks
  • Free initial consultation for personal wealth management and estate planning services
  • Refer-a-Friend program
  • Earn valuable points every time you travel with Connections Club--points that can be turned into cash discounts for future travel events!

A Word from Connie

Hello Everyone,

This is a hard letter to get started with all the uncertainty in the world right now. I am composing this approximately three weeks prior to you receiving it due to printing deadlines. So today (April 13th) we are still taking great care to make the correct decisions about social distancing. By the time you are reading this everything may be returning to normal or we might be facing a few more weeks close to home. Regardless of the timing I think it is safe to say this has had an impact on our lives.

I wonder what the most difficult part of this has been for you. I was with my Connections Club members and guests on a trip out of the country when the pandemic worsened, and our plans changed suddenly. We had experienced 14 amazing days in New Zealand and just began talking about Australia. We were looking forward to holding Koala bears, snorkeling the Great Barrier Reef, buying beautiful opals, and taking home boomerangs for the grandchildren. We had a vision of what our next nine days were to look like and “poof” it was gone. Not only did plans change but lives changed as well. We got taken out of our comfort zone and lost a little sense of control. There was something much bigger going on than our trip. The world was in crisis and we needed to get home.

At first, I felt sad and somewhat helpless but that is not like me. In my last Journal I asked all of you not to waste one single second of this precious thing called life, so I need to practice what I preach. I decided to start each day by thinking of what is right instead of what is wrong. I try to think of what I can do for someone else instead of what they can do for me. I get up with a smile instead of a frown and try to do good. It is not always easy but always worth the effort. I try to be realistic and compassionate. The lives lost from the coronavirus will always remain in my memories along with prayers for the families and friends affected. The victims and the heroes will be remembered forever.

At MidWestOne Bank we practice a tradition called Gratitude Friday. We share things we are grateful for and try to make sure we acknowledge the people and the things they do to make our lives a little better. We are encouraged to share stories and write notes of thanks. I want to share how very grateful I am for all of YOU! Some of you travel with me and truly become part of my family. Some of you support the Club by going to local events and some of you read this Journal and support us in spirit. You are all very special and deserving of my gratitude. Thank you, I truly appreciate you and your kindness!

Connections Club Journal

Click the link below to view our interactive Connections Club journal and see what exciting events are coming up.
 

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Merchant Discount Program

Membership most definitely has its perks! Connections Club members enjoy special discounts at over 100 local businesses.
 

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Missing Word Contests

Enter our bi-monthly Missing Word contests for a chance to win cash prizes! All entries received have a chance to win big during our annual grand prize drawing.

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Stay Informed

Sign-up to receive regular updates about upcoming Connections Club events and travel opportunities.
 

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Stay Informed

Get connected with the Connections Club.

Sign up to receive regular updates about upcoming Connections Club events and travel opportunities.  Please provide your contact information using this form, so we know how to reach you with our latest Connections Club Journal, news and announcements.

Thank you for your interest in the Connections Club!

Merchant Discount Program

Membership most definitely has its perks! Connections Club members enjoy special discounts at over 100 local businesses. From essential services to restaurants and, of course, fun shopping--Connections Club is your ticket to big time savings!

Use the link below to view a list of participating merchants and the special savings or discount offered to all Connections Club members.

IMPORTANT: Present your Connections Club membership card before your purchase is totaled at the cash register. Discounts apply only at the time of purchase. They are not valid for previous purchases.

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Travel Loyalty Program

The Points for Travel Program, available exclusively for Connections Club members, is a loyalty program to thank you for traveling with Connections Club. Connections Club members are automatically eligible for this free program, and no registration is required.

Earn valuable points every day you travel with Connections Club, points that can be redeemed for cash discounts toward future Connections Club trips and offerings. Earn 75 points for each travel day. For every 300 points you accumulate, you will earn a $10 credit toward a future Connections Club trip or event of your choice.

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Word Contest

We have hidden a song title in our current journal with a missing word. Read your Connections Club newsletter carefully, looking for any words enclosed in [brackets] like this. Rearrange the words to form the title, or extended title of a popular song. One word will be missing from the title. Figure out the missing word, and submit the missing word only through the form below.

All correct entries received will be entered into the $25 drawing. All entries received throughout the year will be entered into a year-end drawing for a grand prize of $100! Good luck!

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Photo Album

Here are a few images taken on Connections Club trips such as California, Alaska, Iceland, Branson, Spain, Canary Islands, Washington State and many more. Click on any of the photos below for a larger view. Includes miscellaneous trip photos.

PHOTOS COMING SOON!