From small businesses to local farmers, we're highlighting our customers! 

Small Business Buzz

Tropical Smoothie Café - Lima
Tropical Smoothie Café of Lima is a new Client of the Lima Locations. It is located at 1570 Harding Highway, Lima, OH 45804.

Owner Meet Patel, has been in business since January 16th. His café is inspiring better changes in all of us one smoothie at a time. When looking for a bank to help him start on his business adventure, Meet wanted a bank that could answer all his questions, would build a lasting relationship with him and was approachable.

We are so excited to see Meet and Tropical Smoothie Café grow. Thank you for choosing The Union Bank Company.

Jean & Lily's Fashion Boutique
Jean & Lily's Fashion Boutique is a loyal client of our Lima locations. It is located at 220 N. Main St, Lima, OH 45801.

Owner Linda Hampshire, has been operating her business for 10 years! Her boutique specializes in women’s clothing and accessories.

Linda has been banking with UBC for 30 years! When asked why Linda chose The Union Bank Company she listed integrity, loyalty, and great customer service as huge factors. Linda highlighted the bank’s ability to help with both lending and deposit needs as a positive impact on her business.

We would like to thank Linda for her continued loyalty. We are excited to continue this lasting relationship. Thank you for choosing The Union Bank Company.

 KC Corner Collective LLC

KC Corner Collective LLC has been serving the Delphos community since November of 2022.

Located at 302 North Main Street, Delphos, OH, Ohio. Owners Katie Mullenhour & Christina Young offer a specialty boutique featuring over 30 vendors. KC Corner Collective said choosing a bank was an easy decision for them.

The Union Bank offers them convenience, familiarity, and a friendly face they know and trust. Thank you, KC Corner Collective, for the continued business.

Bluelick Ice Cream & Pizza and Fultz Sign Company

We're thrilled to spotlight two amazing businesses that have been part of The Union Bank Co. family since 2001: Bluelick Ice Cream & Pizza and Fultz Sign Company!

Owned by the dynamic duo Chris and Evelyn Fultz, these businesses are nestled under one roof, creating a vibrant hub of creativity and deliciousness! From scoops of creamy goodness to mouthwatering slices of pizza, and eye-catching signs that elevate brands, they've got it all!

Let's show our support for these local gems and their commitment to excellence! Drop by their joint location and indulge in a double dose of awesomeness today! 

Uncle Al's Pizza
At Union Bank, we're proud to highlight one of our longstanding partners, Uncle Al's Pizza, as they mark an incredible 39 years of serving up delicious pies and providing convenience to Allen County and its surrounding areas.
For over two decades, Uncle Al's has trusted Union Bank as their financial ally, and we're honored to have been a part of their journey.

When Uncle Al's Pizza chose Union Bank over 20 years ago, they cited our unwavering commitment to supporting the local community as a key factor. As a small pizza shop with a convenience store, Uncle Al's embodies the spirit of neighborhood camaraderie, bringing families and friends together over slices of cheesy goodness.
White's Funeral and Cremation Services, LLC
White's Funeral and Cremation Services, LLC is located at 867 South James Road, Columbus, OH 43227.
Owners Benjamin and Latonya White have been operating for 6 years. They are a family run business, who pride themselves on having quality skilled and professional services. They had this to say about their business; “We love what we do, while demanding, it’s rewarding and a blessing to serve!”.
When looking for a local bank to work with, Benjamin and Latonya chose The Union Bank for our convenient location and services we provide that they were not getting previously.

Thank you for choosing The Union Bank Company as your community bank.

Zoom Room Dog Training
Zoom Room is a new business in New Albany, OH.
Owner Lisa Poulin opened Zoom Room Dog Training in March of 2023. At the Zoom Room they don’t train dogs, they train the people who love them. Zoom Room redefined dog training, with classes specially designed to build confidence and success as dogs master skills in a simple, step-by-step process.

“Without the support and guidance from Union Bank, that dream would have taken much longer to achieve,” says owner Lisa Poulin. “In fact, we have two other locations in the works and are excited to continue the partnership with Union Bank to have all 3 central Ohio locations up and running by the end of 2024.“

Thank you, Zoom Room, for trusting The Union Bank to help you achieve your dreams.
5K Marathon
Owners, Ashish and Swetaben Patel, have been running 5K Marathon for 18years.
They have been loyal clients to The Union Bank Company for 10 years.
They are quoted in saying “Everyone is so welcoming and willing to help.”
5K Marathon offers gas, drinks, and munchies.
Thank you for your continued business.
Attaboys Comfort Cuisine & Harding Harbor Seafood
Chef Christopher Rennick is the owner of 2 of the best dining in Marion Ohio.
Attaboys Comfort Cuisine, located at 289 West Center Street in Marion, is a comfort food eatery. They will ensure a personalized experience through friendly costumer service, consistency in delicious food and a memorable atmosphere.

Harding Harbor Seafood, located at 267 West Center Street in Marion, is an upscale seafood restaurant. They will always impress with fresh seafood, intimate atmosphere, and creative flare.

Chef Christopher has been in business for 5 years. He chose UBC for our great costumer service, security of business funds and our low fees. When asked how The Union Bank has impacted his business Chef Christopher has this to say; “They (UBC) have allowed small businesses to compete with larger organizations through support and access to loans, lines of credit and company credit cards. Union Bank is a trusted bank through all of Marion and is a pleasure to work with.”

We are lucky to work with such great companies. Thank you, Chef Christopher, for choosing The Union Bank Company.
Indian Trail Garden Center
Spring is in the air!
Indian Trail Garden Center owners, Jon and Julie Neu, are gearing up for their 22nd great gardening season! Indian Trail Garden Center is located 205 Veterans Highway, State Route 65, Columbus Grove, OH 45830.
Indian Trail specializes in all things gardening, offering mulch, fertilizer, flowers, garden plants, in-house grown hanging baskets and botanical planters. They are open all year round.
Jonathon and Julie wanted to stay with a local hometown bank. They truly value the personal relationship they have built with UBC. The Union Bank’s ability to add a personal touch to all their business needs is why they have continued to choose us.

Thank you, Indian Trail Garden Center, for your continued service to the community and loyalty to UBC.

Simply Unique Boutique
Simply Unique Boutique has been offering the Leipsic community clothing and accessories to fit every woman’s unique sense of style for 6 years.
They strive to make every purchase a positive experience. Owners Jana Newell and Heather Fenstermaker spotlighted UBC ability to personalize the services we offer to help them get what they need when they need it. This combined with the friendly staff and local accessibility have made banking easy and stress free for their business.

Thank you Simply Unique Boutique for being a wonderful client of The Union Bank Company.

Busy Mom Kitchen
Owner/Operator Heather Hermiller has been running Busy Mom Kitchen for 1 ½ years.
Busy Mom Kitchen is a female owned and operated food truck with a variety of menus from a scratch kitchen.
Heather expressed her gratitude to UBC for taking a chance on her small business.
Thank you, Heather, for partnering with UBC and providing your community with delicious food!

ProActiv Physical Therapy
We're excited to shine a spotlight on our ongoing partnership with ProActiv Physical Therapy, led by the remarkable Matt Recker!

At The Union Bank, we take immense pride in knowing our customers by name, and Matt has truly become part of our extended family.

ProActiv Physical Therapy isn't just about treatment; it's a haven of wellness for our community. From pain management to addressing various muscular and neurological conditions, their expertise is second to none.

A special shoutout to ProActiv for choosing The Union Bank as their financial partner. Your trust drives us to provide the best support possible, and we're excited about the journey ahead!

Mark'D Up Cuts LLC
Shinning a spotlight on a local business in Leipsic.
Mark'D Up Cuts LLC, owned and operated by Mark Galloway. For the past year, Mark has been offering a fun, safe place for the locals to gather and get their hair cut.
He sighted The Union Bank’s community involvement for the reason he chooses us to help him achieve his dreams. We are thrilled to work with Mark at Markd Up Cuts LLC to achieve a bright future for the Leipsic community. 

Farmhouse Market & Deli
We're absolutely delighted to highlight the incredible partnership we share with Farmhouse Market & Deli, a local gem owned by the wonderful Mike and Wendy Schroeder. As they celebrate nearly three years of serving our community, we can't help but marvel at their commitment to quality and community values.

Choosing The Union Bank as their business partner wasn't just a decision; it was a reflection of the Schroeder family's longstanding trust in us. Through generations, our bank has been a part of their family journey, and we're honored to be a continued part of their entrepreneurial adventure.

At Farmhouse Deli & Market, you'll experience the true essence of local goodness. From their homegrown meats to a delectable array of deli options, tempting snacks, and daily lunch specials, Mike and Wendy are serving up a local treats that reflects the heart and soul of our community.

Light of Lou
Exciting News!
We're thrilled to share that Union Bank is proudly backing Light of Lou, a fantastic small business owned by Samantha Lause, a Columbus Grove native.
Samantha chose Union Bank as her preferred bank, citing our strong community involvement. Light of Lou specializes in non-toxic, hand-poured wax candles that fill your home with a delightful aroma, free from harmful toxins.
We're excited to support Samantha and Light of Lou as they bring an amazing product and awareness to our local community.

Smoke-E's Bar & Grill
Discover the culinary delights at Smoke-E's Bar & Grill.
It's not just the sizzle of the grill or the clink of glasses - it's the partnership between Owner Eric R. and The Union Bank Company.
With 7 years of culinary excellence under his belt, Eric chose us as his trusted financially for one simple reason: we're more than just a bank. At The Union Bank, we're dedicated to solving problems swiftly, providing expert financial guidance, and always putting Eric's best interests first.
Swing by Smoke-E's any day of the week, including their convenient drive-thru, and taste the difference! Here's to Eric for his smart choice in partners!

Hillside Winery
Hillside Winery, a beloved local business in Gilboa, Ohio, has been delighting patrons with its fine wines, bourbons, craft beers, and cocktails since 2007.
Owned by Mary Lou, the winery offers a warm and inviting atmosphere, complete with live music every Friday and Saturday.

Mary Lou chose The Union Bank Company based on recommendations from other local businesses and our reputation for exceptional support and industry knowledge. We are proud to contribute to Hillside Wine Shoppe success and continued growth, as they bring joy to the community through their exceptional offerings and vibrant events.
Cheers to Hillside Winery!

Knueven Creamery & Market
We're thrilled to spotlight one of our cherished partners, Knueven Creamery & Market, in Gilboa, Ohio!

Knueven Creamery, a beloved family-owned gem, has been serving up delightful dairy delights since 2018. From their artisanal cheeses to their irresistible ice creams and mouthwatering flatbreads, they've become a staple in our community.
And what's even more special? They've chosen to partner with us, The Union Bank Company, because they believe we're as passionate about their success as they are. Together, we're not just building a business; we're nurturing a legacy of community, quality, and shared prosperity.
Swing by Knueven Creamery today and taste the goodness for yourself!
Guarantee Carpet Cleaning Inc.

Gary Thompson, owner of Guarantee Carpet Cleaning Inc., is celebrating 42 years of service in March 2023.

Guarantee Carpet Cleaning Inc. is located at 559 Sand Ridge Road, Bowling Green, OH 43402. They provide water extractions, floor cleaning, deodorizing, and more. Both residential and commercial clients welcome. No job is too big or small.

Gary made the decision to switch to The Union Bank Company when he was unsatisfied with the service at a larger banking institution. He truly values the personal relationship he has with his branch and enjoys being on a first name basis with the staff. This combined with UBC’s ability to assist his business with loans and keeping his business thriving is why Gary has stayed so committed to The Union Bank Company for the last 16 years.

Thank you, Gary and Guarantee Carpet Cleaning Inc., for your continued service to the community and loyalty to UBC.

Melcher Trucking LLC
Owner Mike Melcher has been operating Melcher Trucking LLC for 9 years.
Melcher Trucking LLC is a business that provides automotive vehicle transportation for both Dealerships and individuals.
Mike has thanked UBC for taking a chance on him and his business and providing continued support for all his banking needs.

Thank you, Mike, for your continued loyalty. We are excited to be able to assist you!

The Comfy Cactus Boutique, LLC
The Comfy Cactus Boutique, LLC is a size inclusive women’s boutique. Owner Dana Frobose has been bringing woman comfortable, up-to-date, and affordable fashion since October 2020.
The Comfy Cactus Boutique LLC is a client of UBC for many reasons. The personal touch we offer as a local community bank, being close enough to do quick convenient business and being friendly and respectful are just a few reasons Dana highlighted for choosing us.
Thank you, Comfy Cactus Boutique, for your continued loyalty!

Tillie & Bo
Tillie & Bo owner, Carla Meyer, has been in business since September 2020. Tillie & Bo is in Pemberville Ohio, where they offer a variety of products from baby items to any home good needs.
Carla started her relationship with UBC on a personal banking side. Our friendly staff and wealth of knowledge is what gave her the confidence to choose UBC as her business banking partner.

Thank You Tillie & Bo for your loyalty to your local bank!

County Cupboard
Deb Seem, owner of County Cupboard, has been serving the community for 12 years.
Country Cupboard offers country and primitive home décor, gifts, crafts, and clothing.
Deb highlighted The Union Bank convenience and readily available service as reasons she chose us as her local bank.

Thank you, Country Cupboard, for your continued loyalty!

Stor-More of Weston, LLC
Rose Main has been a longtime client of the Union Bank Company. Now owning and operating Stor-More of Weston, LLC.
Stor-Mor is a small business offering portable quality, Amish crafted buildings.
Rose is committed to UBC. She has stated our outstanding customer service and our local connections are the reasons she will continue to choose us as her trusted financial institution.
Thank you, Rose, for trusting The Union Bank Company!

Everyday People Café
Discover Everyday People Café in Bowling Green!
This locally family-owned gem is an absolute must-visit! Let's spread the love for this fantastic small business that has been serving the community for over 7 years! 
Located in Bowling Green, Everyday People Café offers a brunch experience like no other. Your taste buds will thank you!
But that's not all! What sets Everyday People Café apart is their partnership with The Union Bank, where friendly people and unparalleled customer service are at the core of their business.
The Patel family, Jigar, and Ashley, the proud owners of this culinary haven, made the right choice by choosing The Union Bank, a reflection of their commitment to excellence and community values.
Drop by for a delicious brunch, support local, and experience the warm hospitality of the Patel family and their team!

The Copy Shop, Inc.
The Union Bank is proud to support local business owner Van Spears. Van has been the owner of The Copy Shop, Inc. 
Located in Bowling Green, Ohio they have been providing clients solutions to all their printing and design needs for 47 years.
Van mentioned UBC great personalized services he can only get at a community bank.
Thank you, Van, for trusting us with all your financial needs.

Corner Carryout
Jeff Cordy has been providing Bowling Green residents with a wide selection of services and products.
Owning and operating local business Corner Carryout, Jeff has trusted The Union Bank Company with all his financial needs. He sighted our quick friendly service as a deciding factor in choosing UBC. 
Thank you, Jeff, for trusting us with all your financial needs.

Refrigeration Mechanics, Inc. and GLO Heating, Cooling, & Plumbing, Inc.
Meet Terry and Jennifer Krieger, the powerhouse duo behind Refrigeration Mechanics, Inc. and GLO Heating, Cooling, & Plumbing, Inc. offering top-notch HVAC, plumbing, and emergency services to NW Ohio and SE Michigan.

At Union Bank, we're honored to be a part of their journey. Terry and Jennifer chose Union Bank because of our reputation as a small business bank. They truly appreciate knowing they can always find someone to talk to about their business banking or investment needs. 

Their trust in us is a huge part of their ability to grow and invest wisely. �� We're proud to support their mission of keeping homes and businesses comfortable and safe, and we look forward to many more years of partnership! 
Next time you need HVAC, plumbing, or emergency services, remember to support local and call Refrigeration Mechanics Inc. or GLO Heating, Cooling, & Plumbing, Inc.!

Featuring Our Farmers

We’re celebrating the hardworking farmers who feed our community.

Meet the Mareches Family: Mark, Cami, and Their Two Children


The Mareches' Farming Journey

Mark Mareches grew up as his dad’s shadow on the farm, helping alongside his brother. This early exposure to farming instilled a deep passion for agriculture that he and his wife, Cami, now share with their children.


Why They Farm

Mark and Cami love the country life and farm equipment. Watching crops and animals grow daily brings them immense satisfaction. Both work full-time jobs in addition to managing their farming operation.

Crops and Livestock

The Mareches grow wheat, soybeans, and corn. They also raise Holsteins and beef feeders, ensuring their boys learn the value of hard work and where their food comes from. The kids are involved in 4-H, gaining life lessons and hands-on experience with animals from birth to maturity.

Challenges and Triumphs

Weather is a constant challenge. The Union Bank Company has been a reliable partner, always ready to support their needs and accommodate their small business and farming operations.

Success and Future Plans

Mark and Cami take pride in seeing their kids develop a strong work ethic and respect for hard work. They plan to continue farming day by day, hoping for favorable weather and good crops.

Message to the Community

“Farming is more than driving a tractor. There’s a lot of behind-the-scenes work to ensure everything is done right and on time,” says the Mareches family.

Meet John, Susan, and Lindsay Rinker of Bull Creek Farm


The Rinkers' Farming Journey

John Rinker’s father passed away when he was just 5 years old. He found solace in farming with his uncle. He started with chores and driving tractors by age 6. Farming has been in his blood ever since.

Why They Farm

The Rinkers love animals, especially cattle, and cherish country living. Their passion for farming and animal care drives them every day.

Crops and Livestock

Bull Creek Farm thrives with corn, soybeans, wheat, and alfalfa. They also run a successful beef cow-calf operation with 49 cows and 35 calves.

Challenges and Triumphs

Farming’s challenges include hoping for rain and managing crops. The Union Bank Company have been there to support the Rinkers along the way. “They’ve worked with everything we’ve needed,” says John.

Success and Future Plans

Raising cattle and staying in business are their proudest achievements. They aim to keep farming in the family and strive for continuous improvement.

Meet Noah Fouty


Noah's Farming Journey

Noah Fouty is part of a proud 4th generation family farm. He farms alongside his grandfather, Jim Mesnard, and has been immersed in farm life from a young age.

Why He Farms

Noah's inspiration comes from working with his grandfather on the farm. His passion for farming started early and has only grown over the years.

Crops and Livestock

Noah's farm produces corn, soybeans, wheat, and alfalfa. They also manage a beef cow-calf operation with 49 cows and 35 calves.

Challenges and Triumphs

Noah faces challenges like market volatility and unpredictable weather. The Union Bank Company has supported him with machine costs and a line of credit, ensuring he has the funding needed for machines and inputs.

Success and Future Plans

Looking ahead, Noah plans to expand their acreage and explore adding new crops to their rotation.

Meet Roger and Lisa Saltzman


Roger and Lisa's Farming Journey

From as early as Roger can remember, farming was his dream, inspired by his father’s work. Roger has been dedicated to farming all his life.

Why They Farm

Roger’s inspiration to farm came from his dad. Farming is all he's ever wanted to do.

Crops and Livestock

The Saltzmans grow corn and soybeans, focusing on producing quality crops. Until 20 years ago they ran a dairy farm.

Challenges and Triumphs

Weather, commodity prices, interest rates, and input costs are significant challenges. Despite these, The Union Bank Company has been a reliable partner, offering support through convenient services and grain check deposits.

Success and Future Plans

Their biggest success is growing a good crop, feeling rewarded at the end of each harvest. Roger and Lisa hope to keep the farm in the family.

Message to the Community

“Mother Nature plays a big role in farming. Farmers are a crucial part of the economy, supporting numerous businesses,” say the Saltzmans.

Meet Steve Horton

Steve's Farming Journey

Steve Horton grew up on a dairy farm, managing daily chores and caring for the animals. He later transitioned to hog farming before market changes pushed him to adapt again.

Why Steve Farms

Steve loves planting seeds, nurturing growth, and harvesting crops to feed others. His passion for farming keeps him motivated every day.

Crops and Livestock

Steve grows corn, soybeans, and wheat. For 45 years, he’s also been a beekeeper, helping the environment and producing honey. Steve is also a Zenobia Shrine Clown, bringing joy to parades and circuses.

Challenges and Triumphs

Farming has its challenges, but Steve perseveres with support from The Union Bank Company. “They’ve been there when I needed them,” he says. Success for Steve means producing a crop and covering expenses each year.


Future Plans

Steve hopes to pass the farm to a niece or nephew, continuing the family legacy. He works tirelessly to ensure a strong future for the farm.

Message to the Community

“Farming is a rewarding career if you’re willing to work hard,” says Steve. “The rewards of nurturing the land and feeding the community are worth it.”

Meet the Rinker Family: Jason, Katrina, Jaxton, and Hadley

Rinker Farms' Journey

Jason Rinker was born into farming, following his dad around as a kid. This lifelong exposure to farm life made farming his natural choice.


Why They Farm

Farming is something Jason always wanted to do, a passion that has stayed with him since childhood.


Crops and Livestock

Rinker Farms produces corn, soybeans, and wheat, and they also grow hay for their 40-head cow-calf operation.


Challenges and Triumphs

Weather and market volatility are constant challenges. The Union Bank Company has been a steadfast supporter, always willing to help and keeping the Rinkers' best interests at heart.


Future Plans

Jason and Katrina hope to expand their farm and pass the operation on to their children if they are interested.


Message to the Community

“If you have a question, don’t be afraid to ask! We would be honored to answer,” says the Rinker family.