Commerce Bank Hosts "Get Acquainted" Party & Membership Drive for Laredo A&M Mother's Club
(June 28, 2019) LAREDO, Texas -Commerce Bank was proud to once again host the annual "Get Acquainted" party and membership drive for the Laredo A&M Mothers' Club on Thursday, June 27. The bank has been hosting the event for almost 15 years. Current and future Aggies and their parents attended the reception to network and learn more about the Laredo A&M Mothers' Club, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to contribute in every way to the comfort and welfare of the students and to cooperate with Texas A&M University in maintaining a high standard of moral conduct and intellectual attainment.
"One of the primary objectives of our club is to raise funds that go directly to support local Aggies through scholarships," explained America Paez-Miranda, president of the Laredo A&M Mothers' Club. "We are grateful to Mr. Urrabazo and Commerce Bank for their financial contributions as well as for providing us a space year after year to host our membership drive. They have played a significant role in the growth of our club."
Commerce Bank is a proud supporter of the Laredo A&M Mothers' Club and bank officers were in attendance to offer financial literacy advice to the students and their parents.
"Commerce Bank believes in the power and importance of education," said Ignacio Urrabazo, Jr., president & CEO of Commerce Bank. "As a community bank, we want to support our local students and hosting this fun and important event is one way we can do just that."
The Federation of Texas A&M University Mothers' Clubs was organized in 1928 and has grown to include 108 individual Member Clubs located across Texas and throughout the nation. In addition to awarding scholarships to individual students, A&M Mothers' Clubs serve Texas A&M University by financially supporting campus organizations. The Aggie Band, the Corps of Cadets, the Endowment Fund for Sterling C. Evans Library, Fish, Transfer and S.A.L.T. Camps, Peer Orientation Conferences, CARPOOL, and over 1,000 other Student Organizations receive financial support each year from Aggie Moms' Clubs.
About Commerce Bank
Commerce Bank's commitment to "We Make It Happen" reflects the bank's dedication to the growth and success of the customers and community it serves. Commerce Bank is a member of International Bancshares Corporation (NASDAQ: IBOC), a $12.0 billion multi-bank financial holding company headquartered in Laredo, Texas, with 189 facilities and 286 ATMs serving 89 communities in Texas and Oklahoma. International Bancshares Corporation was ranked 22nd on Forbes' prestigious list of 100 Best Banks in America in 2019. Commerce Bank has been serving the Laredo community since 1982 with a retail branch network of four locations. MEMBER FDIC / INTERNATIONAL BANCSHARES CORPORATION. Follow our Facebook page, @IBCBankWeDoMore. More information is available at ibc.com.