The New Washington State Bank, Charlestown, was the Grand National Award winner of the 2013 National Community Bank Service Awards of the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA). The bank was presented with the award on March 14.

The bank was honored for its efforts following tornados in March 2012 in southern Indiana. The bank provided services to storm victims, helped rebuild affected communities and worked to help establish the New Hope Services/Indiana Bankers Association Disaster Relief Fund.