ESB Financial is proud of our Tradition with Emporia and building our Tradition in Manhattan. 
We take pride in our communities… 
It is the bond that will not be broken! 

  • Community announcements on the ESB marquees
  • Listening to the City Band at Fremont Park
  • ESB Media Center at the ESU stadium
  • Visiting the eagles at The Emporia Zoo
  • Enjoying the Flint Hills Mural in downtown Emporia
  • Enjoying The Granada Theatre events
  • Our partnership with The Learning Connection’s
  • Emporia Farmer’s Market
  • ESB’s annual Kid’s Watermelon Contest
  • ESB’s Free Community-Wide Shred & Re-Cycling Day


  • Our “hometowns” of Emporia and Manhattan are wonderful places to live, work and raise a family. Since 1901 ESB has had a tradition of sharing and caring for our communities. Your hometown bank not only invests in our quality of life in landmarks, but also contributes to over 74 community organizations and agencies. We are proud of our 57 employees who  invest of their time and expertise to make our hometown a better place to live and work.  
     
    When we join together…we help each other GROW! 
     
     
    Our employees and directors are active in the following community organizations and agencies: 
    12th Avenue Baptist Church 
    5th District Court Citizens Review Board  
    Awana Kids Club 
    Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Flint Hills 
    Bluestem Cattlewomen 
    Boy Scouts of America 
    Camp Alexander  
    Clint Bowyer Foundation 
    Didde Catholic Campus Center 
    Emporia Arts Council 
    Emporia Chamber of Commerce 
    Emporia Child Care Board  
    Emporia City Commission 
    Emporia Community Foundation 
    Emporia Drug Awareness 
    Emporia Enterprises Inc 
    Emporia Farmer’s Market 
    Emporia Jaycees 
    Emporia Men's Golf Association 
    Emporia State University 
    Emporia State University Foundation 
    ESU Center for Early Childhood Education 
    Fairy Godmothers Club 
    First Baptist Church 
    First United Methodist Church 
    Flint Hills Optimist Club 
    Friends of the David Traylor  Zoo of Emporia 
    Frontier Financial Partners 
    Gardeners of America 
    Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland 
    Granada Theater Alliance 
    H Dale Buck Foundation 
    Emporia Habitats for Humanity 
    Hetlinger Foundation Board 
    JDEAC of Emporia Area Chamber of Commerce 
    Jones Foundation 
    Kansas Auto Dealers Association 
    Kansas Business Hall of Fame 
    Kansas Chamber of Commerce 
    Kansas Nebraska Southern Baptist Foundation Board 
    KSU School of Leadership Studies 
    Lyon County 4-H 
    Lyon County Emergency Food & Shelter Board 
    Lyon County Farm Bureau Board 
    Lyon County Restricted Emergency Fund 
    Manhattan Catbackers Club 
    Manhattan Chamber of Commerce 
    Messiah Lutheran Church 
    Newman Regional Health Foundation Board 
    PEO 
    Red Cross 
    Rotary Club 
    Sacred Heart Church 
    Sacred Heart School 
    Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority 
    SOS 
    St Paul’s Episcopal Church 
    St. Andrews Episcopal Church 
    St. Anthony’s Catholic Church 
    St. Paul’s Episcopal Church 
    The Jimmy V Foundation 
    The Junto 
    The Mental Health Center of East Central Kansas 
    United Way 
    USD #252 Southern Lyon County Recreation Commission 
    Victory Junction Gang Camps 
    Village School 
    FDIC
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