Friday May 15th, 2020


Unity Bank is pleased to announce the purchase of First Citizens Bank in Polson, Montana.  First Citizens Bank will open as Unity Bank on Monday May 18th

We are excited to welcome current First Citizens Bank customers to Unity Bank and want to ensure you that you will continue to receive exceptional personal service from the same dedicated team you have come to know and trust.  With the uncertain environment the world finds itself in today, Unity Bank is your local, reliable and strong community bank.  Whether it is with our online and mobile services or coming into the bank, we are continuing to find ways to make your banking one less thing for you to worry about.

Rachel Goodell, Chief Executive Officer and Owner of Unity Bank says, “I am very pleased to have Unity Bank join the Polson community.  Now more than ever, community banks play a vital role and I thank you for welcoming Unity Bank into your Polson community.”

Unity Bank is a family owned community bank dating all the way back to 1882. With the addition of this Polson location, we now have offices in Minnesota, Montana, and Wisconsin. With 16 locations, $565 million in assets, and 165 employees, Unity Bank continues to be an integral member of the communities we serve and is committed to providing a full range of products to meet our customer’s financial needs. We welcome the opportunity to serve more families and businesses through our newly expanded footprint in Montana. Should you have questions, please visit call 406-883-4358, or call 877-212-2423.

Important Information for customers in Polson, MT
Bank Closed
The Drive-up and Lobby will close at 4:00pm MT on Friday May 15th and Closed Saturday May 16th.
We will open again with normal hours on Monday May 18th.
ATM Availability
Our ATMs will be temporarily unavailable starting May 15th 4:00pm MT.  Any Moneypass Network ATM is available for you to use with no ATM fees. The closest Moneypass ATM in the Polson area is located at: FIRST INTERSTATE 49573 US HWY 93 POLSON, MT 59860.  
Find other Moneypass ATMs across the country with the ATM FINDER
Debit Cards
After 4:00pm MT Friday May 15th, your 1st Citizens Bank debit card will be deactivated. You will need to activate your Unity Bank Debit Card by calling the phone number on your card and begin using it after 4:00pm MT on Friday May 15th.

Key Dates

What to expect and when


MAY 1 – 10
Debit/ATM Cards: You will receive your new Unity Bank debit card(s) with activation instructions in the mail.  These cards are not available for usage until May 17.
Friday May 15

Conversion Begins: Transition of First Citizens Bank accounts to Unity Bank systems will begin.  The bank lobby and drive thru will close at 4:00 pm MT. ATMs available 24/7.

Debit/ATM Cards: Continue to use your First Citizens Debit cards as usual until Friday May 15th at 4:00 pm MT.  After 4:00 pm MT you can use the Unity Bank cards offline with temporary limits of: ATM - $105, POS - $400

Online Banking: All transfers must be made before 3:00 pm MT. Online banking will be available for account viewing only from Friday May 15th at 3:00 pm MT to 5:00am MT Monday May 18th.

Mobile Banking: First Citizens Bank Mobile App will be discontinued at 4:00pm MT.

Bill Pay: Bill payments previously scheduled to be paid up to May 15th will process as usual. Bill payments scheduled for after May 15th will need to be re-entered on Unity Bank site. More details will be forthcoming & available to view on website at www.thehometownbank.com.


Saturday-Sunday May 16-17

Banking Office Hours: First Citizens Bank (lobby and drive thru) in Polson, MT will be closed. ATMs available 24/7.

Monday May 18

Banking Office Hours: The office in Polson, MT will reopen as Unity Bank with the usual scheduled hours.

Debit/ATM Cards: You can use your Unity Bank debit cards with new higher, standard limits of: ATM- $510, POS - $1000

Online Banking: You will need to enroll in Online Banking, Bill Pay & eStatements using First time login. Try the new Notifi feature to set up account alerts

Mobile App: The Unity Bank Mobile Banking App will be available at 5:00 am MT for download on the Apple App Store and Google Play. You can also download the new uControl app to manage your debit card on your phone.



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