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Gallia First on Facebook

March 29, 2013

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio - Ohio Valley Bank today announced the launch of its Gallia First page on Facebook at The page will chronicle ongoing programs designed to help residents think, stay and buy local as part of OVB's Community First initiative. 

In addition to news about Gallia First, local retailers and businesses are encouraged to post special offers, sales, new products/services and discounts on the page. 

"It's time that we put our community first. Our local businesses need our support. Gallia First on Facebook is just the tool to kickstart our local shopping experience," said Tom Wiseman, president and CEO of Ohio Valley Bank. 

What's next for Community First, and more specifically, Gallia First? Wiseman hinted that more is to come including an online Gallia First shopping guide, promotions and even a local shopping excursion program.

OVB is also developing a county-wide Gallia First Alliance with sub-councils at participating businesses. If interested in creating a Gallia First council for your business, please request a free startup kit by calling OVB's Main Office at 446-2631 or email