Bank Midwest Donates to Fairmont Opera House

Fairmont Opera House Donation 10 23 CropFairmont, MN – Bank Midwest has donated $10,000 to support the Fairmont Opera House safety and accessibility project.

“Anyone alive in Fairmont today knows the Fairmont Opera House as the backbone of entertainment in our community and surrounding area,” said Kevin Pfingston, Market President at Bank Midwest. “The safety and accessibility project will bring important improvements to the building itself and make it more accessible to patrons now and well into the future.”

“The entertainment provided at the Fairmont Opera House adds to the vibrancy of our community,” said Tom Lytle, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Bank Midwest. “Local support will help keep the opera house around for our children and grandchildren to experience the magic of live performances.”

The Fairmont Opera House opened its doors in 1902, bringing a variety of high-quality entertainment to Martin County. Today, patrons can attend live performances of local and professional plays, and live music and arts performances. The venue is also used for local events and private receptions.

To learn more about the Fairmont Opera House, or to get tickets to one of the many events hosted throughout the year, visit

Bank Midwest is an employee-owned organization with 11 locations throughout Iowa, Minnesota and South Dakota. The financial institution has assets exceeding $1 billion, and is a full-service financial institution offering loans and traditional FDIC-insured accounts, as well as insurance, investment and trust services. *Investments and insurance services are not deposits, not FDIC insured, not guaranteed by the bank and may go down in value.

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