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Community FIRST

It's not just a slogan, it's the heart of all that we do...

We at Ohio Valley Bank pledge to make a difference in our communities. 

Whether it is volunteering to plant flowers or providing guidance for non-profit groups or inspiring others to shop locally, or opening our doors for free events for the community, when there is good work to be done, you will find someone from OVB close by.


Coming Community Events hosted by OVB 



Now Thru December 31 - Food Drive. Canned and non-perishable food is being collected at OVB Point Pleasant to benefit Mason County food banks.


Now Thru December 10 - OVBC Christmas Express. Our giant local toy drive for area underprivileged children is starting up for another season. Accepting new toy and monetary donations. If you represent a business that would like to be a drop-off point, please email


Now Thru December 9 - Supply Drive to benefit senior citizens at Edgewood Manor of Wellston. Donations can be dropped off at the OVB Wellston Office. Items needed include: slipper socks, diabetic socks, lotions, deodorants, shaving cream, razors, lap blankets, afghans, crossword books, word search books, individually wrapped snacks, brushes/combs, toiletries, puzzles, mouthwash, chapstick, stationary, crafting items, and pens/pencils.

Dec. 6 - Santa at the OVB Mini Bank. From 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., snag a treat and a pic with Santa at the Mini Bank located across from Washington Elementary in Gallipolis.
Dec. 10 - Pictures with Santa at OVB Bend Area. Kids, bring your letters to Santa in person and get a photo. Treats for everyone. Event is from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. If inclement weather, event will be postponed to Dec. 17th.
Dec. 14 - Cookies and Cocoa with Mrs. Claus at OVB Milton. Kids can settle in with a warm cocoa and sweet bites as they listen to a special reading of The Night Before Christmas. Event starts at 11:45 a.m.
Dec. 14 - Breakfast with Santa & Polar Express Viewing at OVB Jackson Pike. Featuring breakfast with Santa, crafts, and movie starting at 9 a.m. Kids, wear your favorite PJs.
Dec. 21 - An Afternoon with Mrs. Claus at Barboursville. From 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Mrs. Claus will be on hand passing out tasty treats and reading Christmas stories.

Impact Days

By declaration from CEO Tom Wiseman, each Ohio Valley Bank employee is entitled to one day out of the office to work on a community service project. Have a need for volunteers? Email us at

As of April 2019, our bankers spent over 15,000 hours in service to charities and community projects. No job is too big or too small when it benefits our community.


Charitable Giving

Ohio Valley Bank believes so much in its community, that it gives back hundreds of thousands of dollars every year to worthy, local organizations. Do you know a charity in need? Ask for a Donation Form at any of our branches.


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