Glenview Bank & Trust to Sponsor Signature Park District Events Through 2026

Park District and Wintrust to host kick-off event at Park Center on April 23


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The Glenview Park District today announced a four-year partnership with Glenview Bank & Trust, a Wintrust Community Bank, to support key Park District programs and events from 2022-2026. These signature programs and events will include the Glenview 4th of of July Twilight Fireworks Show, Bearfoot Concert Series, Park Center Annual Sprint Triathlon and Aquabike, Firecracker Classic Golf Outing, 3v3 Soccer Tournament, LINK program at Glenview’s Farmer’s Market, and leisureships – recreational scholarships for families experiencing financial hardship. The partnership is expected to impact more than 1.7 million annual Park District program participants and visitors.

To commemorate the new partnership, the Park District and Glenview Bank & Trust will host a kick-off event in the lobby of Park Center on Saturday, April 23, from 1-3 p.m. The event is open to the public, and registration is not required. Attendees will enjoy complimentary food, drink, games, prizes, and giveaways. The event also celebrates Community Banking Month, a time dedicated to highlighting the positive impact of local banks. More information is available on the event calendar.

“We’re incredibly excited to work with Glenview Bank & Trust over the next several years to further enrich Glenview residents’ lives through our events, programs, and recreational offerings,” said Michael McCarty, Glenview Park District Executive Director. “It was deeply important to us that we partnered with a local business that knows Glenview and has a proven reputation of positive community impact. Our collaboration strengthens both our capacities to directly serve Glenview residents.”

“As an institution founded on the idea of community, Wintrust remains committed to being a good neighbor and strong contributor to the townships we serve,” said Wintrust Founder & CEO Edward J. Wehmer. “The partnership with Glenview Park District exemplifies this promise by investing in our communities and giving back in a fun way that will have a meaningful impact on the quality of life for our customers and their families.”

The partnership aligns with Wintrust Community Bank’s community mission, which aims to invest in local communities through philanthropy, financial education, and economic development initiatives. Wintrust’s highlights the company’s contributions of more than $10 million in philanthropic donations along with $275 million in economic development, affordable housing, community service, and revitalization and stabilization initiatives during 2021.

“We’re committed to supporting the Glenview Park District in a purposeful, intentional way,” said Jeffrey Thoelecke, Glenview Bank & Trust President. “As a lifelong Glenview resident, I know firsthand that the Glenview Park District has been an invaluable source of community and fun, and the need for its services has only increased during the pandemic. We look forward to working with the Park District to help expand its impact at a time when it is most needed.”

About Glenview Bank & Trust

Glenview Bank & Trust, a branch of Northbrook Bank & Trust Company, N.A., provides a full range of financial solutions to both individuals and businesses in the area. Member FDIC and Equal Housing Lender. For more information, visit us at and