Silver Hawk Club

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The “Silver Hawk Club” is an exciting and special program designed exclusively for Blackhawk Bank & Trust customers who are 50 years or better and maintain a minimum depository balance of $5,000.00 in any combination of deposit accounts.

Looking for the most current news from the Silver Hawk Club?  View a list of our upcoming trips and events. 

As a “Silver Hawk Club” member you’ll receive quality banking and financial services, unique savings opportunities, and special benefits available only to members. Some of the “Silver Hawk Club” benefits include:

  • Additional 1/4% on CD’s: members enjoy an additional 1/4% on our advertised certificate of deposit Annual Percentage Yield.*
  • No service fee checking (for non interest bearing accounts): Write all the Harland Clarke safety paper checks you wish with no minimum checking balance required, no check printing charge, and no monthly service fee! Other check styles offered by Clarke American® are offered at a discounted price.
  • 10% OFF Safe Deposit Boxes: You’ll receive a 10% discount on our regular safe deposit box annual rental fees.
  • No Annual Fee Visa Credit Cards: Members are eligible to apply. Call Bankcard Services at (309) 787-9528 for details.
  • “The Silver Lining” Newsletter: We’ll keep you informed with “The Silver Lining”, our quarterly Club newsletter. It contains recipes, giveaways, information on current Club events, upcoming trips, and health and financial articles.
  • Complimentary Birthday Gift: On your birthday, you’ll receive a gift of appreciation especially selected for “Silver Hawk Club” members.
  • Special Events & Trips: You’ll be eligible to attend numerous special events and seminars including our annual Summer Picnic and Christmas Coffee. Also, we frequently offer local and extended trips at discounted prices.
  • Additional Benefits: You’ll enjoy no service fee on cashier’s checks, signature guarantees, THE CHIEF ATM card or CHIEFChek debit card, FREE Bill Pay with eStatements, money orders, and notary service.

Sign Up Today!

If you and/or your spouse are 50 years of age or better and maintain a $5,000.00 balance in any Blackhawk Bank & Trust checking or savings account, certificate of deposit or any combination of accounts, apply for membership in the “Silver Hawk Club” today at any of our sixteen area locations. If you have any questions please call our Silver Hawk Club Director Toni Gasper at (309) 787-9529, or e-mail us at
Please do not send private, confidential or sensitive information via email.

There is No Annual Membership Fee. However, a $9.95 service fee will be charged to you each month if your overall deposit relationship falls below the minimum depository balance requirement of $5,000.00.

*The current interest rate and annual percentage yield of interest earned will vary dependent upon the term of the certificate of deposit (CD) you purchase. The additional 1/4% of interest is added to the current CD Annual Percentage yield, subject to change weekly. The rate is then adjusted accordingly. The interest accrual method is 365/365 days. Interest will be compounded quarterly for the 3-month, 1-year, 1 1/2-year, 2-year, 2 1/2-year, 4 year and 5 year CDs and semi-annually for the 6-month CD. CDs that have not matured are not eligible to receive the additional 1/4% interest.

Silver Hawk Club Trips

Our Silver Hawk Club offers the opportunity to meet new friends and enjoy the company of others, while having a great time on planned trips and gatherings.
All of the work is done for you. We have a talented director who carefully plans each trip to make sure our members get the most enjoyment out of their time.
The numerous trips and activities planned each year include baseball games, trips, shopping excursions, our annual Summer Picnic and our annual Christmas Coffee. Each event has something new and exciting to offer. Learn more about our upcoming trips!