Summit Bank is celebrating the grand opening of its second Conway area location at 545 Salem Road.

During the two-week long grand opening, Summit bankers will be surprising local individuals, charities and businesses with unexpected acts of charity and recognition.

"Conway is an exceptionally generous community, said Conway Market President Derrek Thomason. "We wanted to provide some special recognition and fun surprises to celebrate our expanded services."

Throughout the celebration, the bank will accept entries for a drawing to be held at the Ribbon Cutting on April 5 to win an iPad and other prizes.

Thomason said "Our Grand Opening celebration began Monday.

Based in Arkadelphia, Summit Bank is a $1 billion institution with 24 locations from Magnolia to Fort Smith.

Chairman Ross Whipple said, "We’re very pleased to be opening this state-of-the-art banking center for the dynamic Conway community. We have a very professional and experienced banking team that’s well known in Conway.

"Our ‘Summit Surprise’ promotions in other communities have already donated more than $20,000 to recognize deserving charities, organizations and individuals."