Names & Notes

IVH names new volunteer services coordinator

The Iowa Veterans Home named Aimee Deimerly-Snyder the Volunteer Services Coordinator following the retirement of Diane Lemker.

“I am very excited about the opportunity to work with volunteers at the Veterans Home. Volunteers are such an important resource for our veteran community. My immediate goal for the first year is to increase our volunteer base by 50 percent. This will allow us to provide the residents with as many opportunities for activities as possible,” said Deimerly-Snyder.

Deimerly-Snyder grew up in Marshalltown, receiving a bachelor of arts in organizational communications from the University of Northern Iowa. She brings a wide variety of experience to the position, working in the sales and marketing fields for the last 15 plus years.

Her experience includes working professionally at Peachtree Marketing, Deimco Inc. & Spectrum Powder Company, Lillie Mae Chocolates, Five Star Real Estate and Marshalltown Company. Deimerly-Snyder has served on various community boards, including the Historical Society, 13th Street Revitalization Committee, Linn Creek Arts Festival, and is a member of the Marshalltown Young Professionals group.

“Even a couple of hours of your time a month can make a difference in a veteran’s life,” said Deimerly-Snyder.

If you would like more information about the volunteer program at the Iowa Veterans Home or would like to make a donation, please contact Deimerly-Snyder at 641-753-4406 or by email at

Pinnacle receives 5-star rating

David Burrell, President/CEO, is pleased to announce that Pinnacle Bank has been awarded a 5-Star rating from BauerFinancial, Inc.

BauerFinancial has been the leading independent bank and credit union rating firm since 1983. Their rating system has earned the trust and recognition of regulators, bankers and consumers across the nation.

This 5-star rating distinguishes Pinnacle Bank as having demonstrated the epitome of safety and soundness in banking and indicates it is one of the top banks in the nation when it comes to strength and security. BauerFinancial cites that Pinnacle Bank excels in the areas of capital adequacy, profitability and asset quality, just to name a few.

“We are excited to receive this honor, as it sets us apart as one of the top banks in the communities we serve. The entire staff works hard to make Pinnacle Bank the best it can be, and an award like this tells us we’re on the right track for continued success,” Burrell said.