Scrip Money: Keeping it Local
Malta Banks Passed Out $205,000 in Loans
January 25, 2023
The 2022 Scrip Money available for holiday shopping with the community was utilized by 46 members of the local Chamber of Commerce. The program was available at the First State Bank of Malta, Independence Bank, and the Bank of Malta. Chamber Treasurer Kaylee Williamson said the three financial institutions loaned out a total of $205,415 to customers this year, compared to $208,170 in 2021.
Chamber President Julie Snellman said though the numbers were down, the Chamber feels it was a good year.
Most feedback offered by businesses was positive, and most were in agreement it is a worthwhile p...