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We believe you shouldn’t have to wait until retirement to experience the good life. There are benefits to getting older and banking is one of them.

Our Discover Club program is designed for our customers, age 50 or better.  When you join the Discover Club, you’ll enjoy competitive rates, discounts, and much more.

  • Designed for customers age 50 and better
  • MasterCard® debit card
  • Extra benefits include:
    • Free Club checks
    • Free Cashier’s Checks (limit 1 per day)
    • Free 3X5 safe deposit box, if available
  • Direct deposit of social security or retirement checks
  • Online banking
  • Mobile banking
  • eStatements
  • Must maintain balance of $5,000 of combined deposits at German American State Bank

Please call Dawn Hille, Discover Club Coordinator at 815.247.8435 or email her at [email protected], for additional information.

2019 Trips 

June 5th (Wednesday) – "THAT'S WHAT I CALL ROCK 'N ROLL" - THE FIRESIDE THEATER, Fort Atkinson, WI – $100 a person
Back by popular demand! The Fireside is thrilled to present a brand new, live musical celebration featuring the wildly popular Fireside Band, led by Fireside favorite - Steve Watts! The house will be rockin' with music of the 50's, 60's, 70's and 80's! We'll pay tribute to some of the biggest rock superstars of all time such as Elvis Presley, The Beach Boys, The Beatles, Billy Joel, Dusty Springfield, Queen and so many more! This show is the ultimate Rock n' Roll party! Cost includes transportation, gratuities, tour & lunch. 

August 13th (Tuesday) – FOLK ART & FOODIES TOUR, Racine, WI – $96 a person
Experience historic Greendale in full bloom...see the decorated chimneys...and a whole lot more! In the 1980's a local artist began adding chimney art, and today fascinating fold art stucco designs adorn the chimneys of over 200 Greendale homes. A step on guide will give us the history Greendale and why it is so unique.The Test Kitchen tour takes place in the original Taste of Home Test Kitchen. A culinary specialist will share the history of Taste of Home as she demonstrates making the "Winning Cookie" recipe that was chosen from thousands of submitted recipes. Ferch's Malt Shoppe & Grill is a quaint slice of Americana. Lunch will be served in the old time malt shop. After some shopping, we are off to Bluemel's Garden & Landscape Center. Cost includes transportation, driver's gratuity & meal. 

September 9th (Monday) – ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL & DAVENPORT HOUSE TOUR, Rock Island, IL – $80 a person
On the National Register of Historic Places, the Rock Island Arsenal is an active US Army facility located on a 946-acre island on the Mississippi River. The U.S. acquired title to the island in 1804 through a treaty with the Sauk and Mesquakie Tribes. The island features many historical attractions, including a museum and Fort Armstrong which served as a military headquarter during the Black Hawk War in 1832. During a 1 hour driving tour, a step-on guide will share the islands rich history. We will also explore the Arsenal Museum and Visitor's Center. Cost includes all tours, gratuities, transportation and a delicious buffet at lunch. 

November 6th (Wednesday) – "A CHRISTMAS STORY" THE MUSICAL, AT THE FIRESIDE THEATER, Fort Atkinson, WI – $100 a person
Based on the classic 1983 movie that has become a holiday tradition for millions. Ralphie wants only on thing for Christmas: An Official Red Ryder Carbine -Action 200- shot Range Model Air Rifle. This musical is the hilarious account of Ralphie's desperate quest to ensure that this most perfect of gift ends up under his tree this Christmas. This endearing musical captures the child-like holiday wonder with unstoppable wit and humor that is sure to delight children and grown-up's alike! Cost includes transportation, gratuities, and lunch. 

December 5th (Thursday) – CHICAGO HOLIDAY EXPERIENCE, Chicago, IL – $42 a person
Need a little holiday inspiration? Join us for a day of shopping and fun in Chicago. Water Tower Place and the Magnificent Mile is our shopping destination. With over 100 retail stores, Water Tower Place has something to satisfy even the most seasoned shoppers! Bring a friend and enjoy lunch at one of Chicago's many restaurants. The sights and sounds of Chicago during the holiday season will fill you with the Christmas spirit! Cost includes transportation & gratuities. 

Once in a Lifetime Experiences!!

Baltic Capitals Cruise – July 20 - 31, 2019
Visiting the colorful capitals of northern Europe that surround the Baltic Sea, there is nothing like it! The history, culture and famous landmarks of Copenhagen-Denmark, Helsinki-Finland, St. Petersburg-Russia, Tallinn-Estonia and Stockholm-Sweden. Call Dawn for complete itinerary and pricing for this trip of a lifetime!

Great Lakes – "Discover, Adventure, Experience" - Fall 2019
Set for departure in the Fall of 2019. We know you'll love the itinerary and beauty of this six-day adventure. Some of the highlights include a spectacular train excursion thru Canada's pristine Agawa Canyon. This full day wilderness ride takes up 114 miles north of Sault Ste. Marie. We'll cruise across Lake Michigan on the SS Badger Ferry, visit the Point Iroquois Lighthouse, a dinner cruise through the Soo Locks and so much more! Call Dawn for the full itinerary. 

Please call Dawn Hille, Discover Club Coordinator at 815.247.8435 or email her at [email protected], for additional information.