ChoiceOne Bank hosted a grand reopening for its remodeled branch in Fremont.

The Sparta-based bank held the grand reopening and dedication ceremony for the redone branch at 1423 W. Main St. in Fremont on Thursday, May 12.

“As a local community bank, we recognized the need to provide our customers with more convenience, as well as an updated atmosphere that is more conducive to meeting and conducting their financial affairs,” said Kelly Potes, CEO of ChoiceOne.

Local officials gathered for the ribbon-cutting ceremony, including Fremont Mayor James Rynberg, City Manager Todd Blake, Fremont Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Karen Baird, and others chamber members and municipal officials.

Potes presented the Fremont Area Chamber of Commerce with a $250 donation to demonstrate the bank’s continued support for Fremont. Chenoa Boss, Fremont branch manager, cut the ceremonial ribbon. The boss is active in the council of the chamber, as treasurer.

The refreshed branch features an updated entrance, a state-of-the-art banking experience and more private office space for personal visits. The same team is in place, with the same hours of operation and the same services such as secure night deposit, drive-thru banking and an ATM.

“While we know people like to do more of their banking electronically today, we also understand that our customers want to visit us in person when they need to discuss a loan and other services. financial,” Potes said. “Our mission is to provide superior service, quality advice and to show our utmost respect to everyone we meet. Our vision is to be the best bank in Michigan.