Rusty Bates Receives Lantern Award


Columbia, TN – Community First Bank & Trust congratulates Rusty Bates, recipient of the Community First Lantern Award. Louis Holloway, Bank President and CEO, presented the award Wednesday morning at the bank’s corporate office in Columbia. Rusty is a Maintenance Technician and Courier for the bank.


Bates, a resident of Centerville, has been with Community First Bank & Trust and former First National Bank of Centerville for over 21 years.  He is the son of Lorraine Bates, retired Board Chairman of former First National Bank in Centerville.




In photo: Louis Holloway, CFBK President & CEO and Rusty Bates