IBC Bank Breaks Ground in Construction of New Community Center

IBC Bank logoIBC Bank-San Antonio, City of San Antonio officials and leaders of the North, Hispanic and San Antonio Chamber of Commerce celebrated the ground breaking of the bank’s first community center in the Medical Center on Thursday, Feb. 6. Local leaders and community members gathered to witness the impactful ceremony that included several remarks made by IBC Bank-San Antonio Marketing Director Jennifer Martinez Muenchow, IBC Bank President and CEO Mike Sohn, and County Judge Nelson Wolff, and an official turning of the soil ceremony with custom-made, engraved IBC Bank shovels.

“Our continued investment in providing customers with state-of-the-art facilities to better serve their banking needs tangibly demonstrates IBC Bank’s commitment to ‘do more’ for the community,” IBC Bank-San Antonio President and CEO Mike Sohn said. “The IBC Bank community center is unique as it will allow us to continue providing superior customer service while also offering customers flexible meeting and event spaces all under the same roof.”

The 8,035 square foot community center is scheduled to open its doors to the public in the fall of 2014. The community center offers customers a variety of features to serve each customer fully including: a full-service bank to provide customers’ with quality care in banking, and a large, modern ballroom to host meetings, customer functions and community events.

“With the rapid growth of the Medical Center, we believe the IBC Bank Community Center will be an important addition to the city, providing customers with convenience in banking and event space in one of the most coveted areas of town,” Sohn said. “The location will offer unrivaled access for customers who live and work in the area, as well as provide ample space for community and customer events as needed.”

IBC Bank-San Antonio is a division of International Bancshares Corporation (NASDAQ: IBOC), an $11.6 billion multi-bank financial holding company headquartered in Laredo, Texas, with 216 facilities and more than 320 ATMs serving 88 communities in Texas and Oklahoma. IBC Bank-San Antonio has been serving the Alamo City community since 1986 and has a retail branch network of 30 locations throughout the area. More information is available at www.ibc.com. Visit us on our YouTube channel, IBCBankWeDoMore. MEMBER FDIC / INTERNATIONAL BANCSHARES CORPORATION.

Meeting space, business services available to North SA Chamber members

notary-publicAs part of our continued effort to offer valuable membership benefits, the North SA Chamber is pleased to re-introduce business services including low-cost meeting space, notary public services and certificates of origin. Only members have exclusive access to low-cost or no cost (depending on membership level) meeting space and complimentary notary services.

The North SA Chamber offers affordable meeting space to members in good standing at our centrally-located office at 12930 Country Parkway in San Antonio, just east of 281 North off Bitters Road. Meeting spaces are available to accommodate as few as five or as many as 40. To learn more, view rates and details (PDF). If you would like to reserve meeting space, you may check space availability/reserve meeting space here.

The North SA Chamber offers complimentary Notary Public services to members in good standing and notary services for $5 per document to non-members.

The North SA Chamber offers Certificate of Origin preparation and shipping at the affordable member rate of $10 per certificate for individual shipping and $25 per certificate for non-members for individual shipping.

([source: US Department of Homeland Security] Certificate of Origin – Is a trilaterally agreed upon form used by Canada, Mexico and the United States to certify that goods qualify for the preferential tariff treatment accorded by NAFTA. The Certificate of Origin must be completed by the exporter. A producer or manufacturer may also complete a certificate of origin in a NAFTA territory to be used as a basis for an Exporter’s Certificate of Origin. To make a claim for NAFTA preference, the importer must possess a certificate of origin at the time the claim is made.)

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