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4RichardJ.KatzPresidentResourceBankN.A.FromtheDeskofthePresidentPRESIDENTDearFriendsandNeighborsWhenthedaysgetshortandthenightsgetlongitx19salwaysatemptationtogointohibernationmodeandputoffthebigtasksuntilspring.Someofushoweverseemtothriveonthebriskairand4ndaboostofenergyinmeetingthechallengesofthechangingseason.SoitiswiththesubjectsinthisissueofYourResourceforLiving.DairyownersOttoandNancyHeisnerwilltellyouthatcolderweatherjustmeansthatthecowshavetoeatalittlemoretostaywarm.Therhythmsofmilkingandfeedinggoonjustassurelyduringasnowstormastheydoonasunnysummerday.ForPeteandCharleenRobinsontheholidayseasonisthetimewhenalltheirhardworkthroughouttheyearculminatesinalightshowthatisrivaledinbrightnessonlybythesmilesofthechildrenwhotakearideontheirHolidayLightsTrain.AtWakohWearinGenoatheordersfort-shirtskeepcomingintheplanningforupcomingcommunityeventsgoesforwardandthecrewattheirfacilitykeepthescreenprintingmachinesrunningfromdarkinthemorningtodarkatnight.TheenthusiasmandenergyofourcountysimplyknowsnoseasonandneitherdoesResourceBankx19scommitmenttosupportthatindustriousspiritineverywaywecan.Forexamplewecouldnx19tbemoreexcitedaboutourrecentexpansionintothesouthernpartofDeKalbCountyinthetownsofShabbonaandSomonauk.Inthisissueyoux19llreadabouttheherculeaneffortstheResourceteammadetogettheSomonaukbranchopenedinrecordtime.WeinviteyoutodropbythenewbranchandseeouruniquegaspumpcoincounterwhichwasfeaturedonAmericanRestorationearlierthisyear.Wex19lltreatthechildrentoanewbookwhentheycounttheirchangeandiftheyopenupaminorx19ssavingaccountwex19llmatchtheirdeposituptothe4rst25.InanupcomingissuewehopetotellyoumoreaboutourprojectinShabbonawherewiththegeneroushelpoftheMullinsfamilywearegoingtoincorporatethehistoricQuilhotone-roomschoolhouseintoournewbranchcomplex.TheschoolhousewillberestoredasapublicspaceavailableforusebytheentireShabbonacommunity.Workgoesonthroughthewintertocompletethisvisionaryprojectsostaytuned.Inaletteraboutcharactertenacityanddedicationoverthecourseofaseasonwex19dberemissifwedidnx19tcongratulatetheNIUHuskiesontheirinvitationtotheOrangeBowlandwishthemwellintheirgameagainsttheFloridaStateSeminoles.Theyandallourcustomers4lluswithaprideandpurposethatwarmsourheartinanyseason.ThanksformakingResourceBankapartofyourlife.Sincerely