Names & Notes

Good is Iowa River Hospice 2017 Volunteer of the Year


Marge Good has been an Iowa River Hospice Volunteer since 2006. Good is a regular on the cookie calendar and most importantly she does patient care in nursing homes where her patients can count on a weekly visit. If the patient is able, Good will take them to the different activities provided by the nursing homes. She is also known around IRH as a professional when it comes to charting. After 11 years of volunteering, her charting is like no other and she has it turned in the day after her visit. When Good isn’t volunteering at IRH, you can find her volunteering at the hospital, her church, one of her four grandchildren’s schools, doing respite care for CIRSI or being a board member for Mid-Iowa Workshop. We are honored that Good chooses Iowa River Hospice to volunteer so much of her valuable time!

She will be recognized for her volunteer services on Sept. 25 at the Hospice & Palliative Care Association of Iowa Recognition Ceremony in Ankeny. Good will have an opportunity to share how volunteering at Iowa River Hospice has touched her life.

Iowa River Hospice volunteers are in integral part of the services provided to patients. Without compassionate and caring volunteers like Good, Iowa River Hospice could not be the strong entity that the community expects and deserves. For more information on becoming a volunteer, call Kay at 641-753-7704.

Campbell retires as President & CEO at Farmers


Larry McKibben, chairman of the board for Beaman Bancshares, Inc./ Farmers Savings Bank, announced the retirement of President & CEO Tom Campbell effective at the end of the year. “Tom has been a valued member of the FSB team for the past nearly 10 years,” said McKibben, “and while we will miss his day-to-day presence at the bank he will remain on the boards of both Beaman Bancshares, Inc. and Farmers Savings Bank.”

FSB Executive Vice President and Loan Manager Jerrod Leffler will take over the lead as President & CEO upon Campbell’s retirement. McKibben said, “With Jerrod’s leadership, FSB will begin an exciting new chapter as the bank of choice in the communities we serve. His broad knowledge base of lending and his community involvement fit the FSB philosophy, where serving you comes first.” Campbell said that, “After 35 years in the banking business, the time has come to hand over the reins to a new generation. I have truly enjoyed the banking business and especially enjoyed my time in the Marshalltown area. I am very proud of what we have been able to accomplish at Farmers Savings Bank the past 10 years. I have had the pleasure to meet and do business with many extraordinary people and worked alongside some truly dedicated employees. I have been through many economic highs and lows in this business and now seems to be a good time to step away from the day-to-day responsibilities, but I am looking forward to keeping my ties to the bank through my board involvement.”

Campbell will be joining his wife, Stephanie, in retirement at their new home in Des Moines, where they will be near two of their three children and all of their grandchildren, and as Campbell said with a smile, “maybe too close!”

The Farmers Savings Bank annual open house/cookie day is Dec. 1 and Campbell will be on hand to celebrate his upcoming retirement.

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