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Beyond Banking Episode 3: Paint with Sharon Moe


Welcome to Episode 3 in North State Bank’s Beyond Banking series where one of our team members shares something they enjoy outside of the office. In this episode, Downtown Raleigh Market President Sharon Moe will take you step-by-step to show you how to create a whimsical panda painting. Tackle this as a me-time project or trade in your family game night for a family paint night. Happy painting!


Beyond Banking Episode 2: The Anywhere Workout with June Sadowski

Here's Episode 2 in North State Bank’s Beyond Banking series where one of our team members shares something they enjoy outside of the office. In this episode, Wake Forest Market President June Sadowski will share a series of 10 strength-building exercises you can do at home or on the go. Pause your scroll to watch it, try it and comment on it!

Consult your physician or other health care professional before starting this or any other fitness program to determine if it is right for your needs.


Beyond Banking Episode 1: Casey Atwater’s Perfect Summer Steak

Welcome to North State Bank’s Beyond Banking series where one of our team members shares something they enjoy outside of the office. In this episode, West Market President Casey Atwater will share pro tips for seasoning and searing a steak. A former professional chef, in the mid-2010s, Casey took a brief hiatus from banking to work with award-winning chef and author Vivian Howard from the Chef & the Farmer in Kinston, North Carolina. He has also appeared in episodes of “A Chef’s Life” on PBS. Enjoy Casey’s take on a cooked-to-perfection steak.

How do I determine if it's a good time to refinance?

Refinancing your mortgage to a lower interest rate can help you save money over the long-term but how can you tell if the rate drop is enough to make it worthwhile? Ken Sykes shares tips on how to know when to refi.

Summer Salute Check Presentation to Transitions LifeCare

On behalf of the Summer Salute for Transitions LifeCare Planning Committee, North State Bank President and CEO Larry D. Barbour, along with Summer Salute co-chairs Sondra Collins and Jim Branch, presented a check for $130,000 to members of Transitions LifeCare’s management team. Despite not hosting in-person events the past two years due to COVID-19, this year’s event raised one of the largest totals to date at $130,000, bringing the event’s lifetime donation to $2,038,000.