First Friends Club

We believe it’s important to have friends with whom to celebrate adventures and share in dreams. Welcome to First Friends Club, one of the most vibrant social and travel groups in Georgia and geared exclusively for our neighbors who are 50 and better.
Rear View Of Senior Friends Visiting Tourist Landmark On Group Vacation Standing On Wall

When you join First Friends Club, you can travel the world, take local and regional day trips, and participate in social outings, such as movies, seminars and holiday parties. Enjoy traveling in a safe and fun environment with neighbors who share your similar interests. Excursions are budget-friendly, too. Additionally, First Friends Club members receive special discounted banking services and a checking account customized just for you. Stay current on group happenings with a newsletter dedicated to the club’s activities. Come Live, Laugh, and Travel with First Friends.

First Friends Checking

We honor First Friends Travel and Social Club members for your spirit of adventure and commitment to creating a connection. We created this special checking account just for you. It offers numerous benefits liked tiered interest rates and a low opening deposit. Also, this account automatically entitles you to membership in First Friends Club.’

Benefits:

  • $7 monthly service charge (waived with $1,500 minimum daily balance)
  • Competitive interest on tiered balances
  • Membership in First Friends Travel and Social Club
  • Free canvas tote bag when you open your account
  • Unlimited check writing
  • Free wallet-style First Friends Club logo checks1
  • Discounted safe deposit box rental
  • Free eStatements
  • Free online banking
  • Free online bill pay

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1Free bank stock checks or $5.00 discount on designer checks of your choice.

First Friends Newsletter

When you become a First Friends member, you will read all about upcoming events, activities, parties, and travel adventures in our bi-monthly newsletter. Plus, it includes a complete calendar of upcoming events, trips, movies, social outings and more. When you surround yourself with people who love an active community as much as you do, anything is possible. For a copy of our recent Newsletter, stop by any FNB location, or call 770.227.2251 and we can email or mail you one. Come Live, Laugh and Travel with First Friends.

Upcoming Trips

Experience Travel like it should be  – with the First National Bank First Friends!

Mackinac Island - May 2024
This image features Mackinac Island

May 2—10, 2024. The bus trip for 2024 is to beautiful Mackinac Island, MI. This 9- day adventure will take us north from Georgia to the beautiful island of Mackinac, MI. Our 1st stop is Harrah’s Casino in Cherokee, NC. Yes, you asked for it and it’s time to try our luck at Harrah’s, and hopefully we will leave with more money than we came with. Day-2 takes us to Cincinnati, where we will have a dinner theater of West Side Story. By Day-3, we are in “Little Bavaria” where we will learn the art of Pretzel rolling and more. Day –4 we arrive at the beautiful Grand Hotel where we discover the timeless charm of the Island that has been car-free for over 100-years. From our horse drawn carriage tour to exploring the island’s historic downtown, Mackinac will be the picturesque place you have always imagined. No trip to Michigan is complete without a day at the Holland Tulip Festival. This annual event showcases the breathtaking beauty of millions of tulips in full bloom. We will immerse ourselves in the Dutch culture and rich history of the area.

Pacific Northwest - August 2024

Link to full brochure: https://gateway.gocollette.com/link/1155509

The Pacific Northwest Trip

August 4—11, 2024 Our tour begins in the city dubbed the “Emerald City” known for its lush green surroundings. We will be spending a day exploring the colorful waterfront of Seattle, WA. Then it’s off to Mount St. Helens to learn about the 1980 volcanic eruption. Next, we will travel along Oregon’s beautiful coast, making stops at Yaquina Head Lighthouse, Newport, Bandon and Coos Bay. Known for its wine that rivals Napa, we will enjoy a winetasting at a local vineyard. We will explore Oregon’s wilderness on a Rogue River cruise. Then it is off to the to the shadow of giants in the Redwoods National Park. We will cross the Golden Gate Bridge and discover the “City by the Bay,” San Francisco. Come explore the natural beauty of the USA from Seattle to San Francisco. You can see the full brochure by clicking the link above the photo.  Or they are available in all FNB branches, or we can mail you one. If you are interested or have any questions, please call Andrea Griffin at 678-510-5144.

Christmas Markets on the Rhine - November 2024
Christmas Markets Cruise on the Romantic Rhine

November 29 – December 7, 2024. Christmas time in Europe is such a special time of the year! One of the best ways to experience the amazing Christmas Markets Europe has to offer is on a River Cruise down the Romantic Rhine through the Netherlands, Germany, France and Switzerland. Each port of call is a unique experience, from the captivating cities to the treasure-filled markets, you can see and do it all! Your floating hotel is an Emerald Cruises Star Ship, featuring amazing culinary experiences, well-appointed staterooms, and first-class service from our English speaking Captain and crew. This amazing 9- day holiday cruise includes all meals on board the ship, all transportation including airport transfers and roundtrip air from Atlanta, all gratuities and port charges, your travel insurance, and so much more! We hope you’ll join us on this amazing adventure as we cruise the Romantic Rhine and visit the magical Christmas Markets Europe has become known for! Brochures are available in all FNB branches, or we can mail you one. If you are interested or have any questions, please call Andrea Griffin at 678- 510-5144.

Some of our most recent trips include:

  • Costa Rica
  • Maritimes Coastal Wonders, Nova Scotia
  • San Antonio, TX
  • Iceland’s Magical Northern Lights Fall Foliage Trip and Resort Stays
  • Branson, MO
  • Switzerland, Austria and Oberammergau
  • The Christmas Markets on the Danube
  • First Friends “Mystery Trip”