Virginia Ann Bowen honored as 50-Year Banker
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May 16, 2017
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SAN ANTONIO, May 12, 2017 The Texas Bankers Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Texas Bankers Association, honored Virginia Ann Bowen of Bonham with the 50-Year Banker Award during TBAs 133rd Annual Convention on May 12 in San Antonio. This prestigious award honors bankers with a half century or more of service and dedication to the banking industry.

Bowen was a personal banker at Legend Bank. A lifetime Bonham resident, Bowen began her banking career in October 1963 at the First National Bank in Bonham as a bookkeeper where she manually posted customers checks and balanced the books daily.

In 1976, she was hired to work in the note department at Bonham State Bank. Shes been a personal banker since 1998. In 2008, Bonham State Bank became a Legend Bank branch.

Bowen has been involved in the Bonham Chamber of Commerce, Camp Fire Girls, church activities, Relay for Life, Casa, Meals on Wheels and other service activities.

Serving Texas banks since 1885, the Texas Bankers Association is the largest and oldest state bankers association in the nation.