ChoiceOne Bank Offers Relief During Government Shutdown

ChoiceOne Bank has announced various relief solutions to customers and others in the community that are federal employees and affected by the recent partial government shutdown.

“As the local community bank, our focus is on the people in our communities,” said President and CEO Kelly Potes. “When our customers and others in our communities are struggling because of the recent government shutdown, we want to do whatever we can to help lighten this financial burden.”

Effective immediately, ChoiceOne Bank will offer these options to customers who are federal employees and affected by the partial government shutdown:

  • Skip a payment on eligible personal loans
  • Waive fees on new short-term personal loans
  • Courtesy waived overdraft fees on request
  • Waive early withdrawal penalties on CDs
  • Financial wellness review

“If you or your family members are federal employees and affected by this partial government shutdown, we encourage you to call us at 888-775-6687 or visit one of our 14 branch offices,” said Potes. “Our mission is to provide superior service, high quality advice and show our utmost respect to everyone we meet.”

About ChoiceOne Bank

ChoiceOne Bank is a full-service financial institution with offices in Kent, Ottawa, Muskegon and Newaygo Counties. Member FDIC. ChoiceOne Bank offers insurance and investment products through its subsidiary, ChoiceOne Insurance Agencies, Inc. ChoiceOne Financial Services, Inc. is the holding company headquartered in Sparta, Michigan and the parent corporation of ChoiceOne Bank. The company is publicly traded and is available on the OTCBB under the symbol “COFS.” For more information on the bank, please visit ChoiceOne’s website at