Independent Bank offices will be kicking off fall on September 16 with extended hours and special promotions.

Visitors can enter for a chance to win a $500 gift card and can take advantage of a special Friday CD rate. Independent Bank offices in Beverly Hills, Bloomfield Hills, Farmington Hills, Livonia, Troy, Shelby Township, Cedar Springs, Alpine, Grand Rapids, Muskegon (Henry Street), Rockford, Sparta and Standale areas will host a special community event on Friday, September 16.

Free Friday is unique because Independent Bank's offices in these areas will feature extended hours from 7 am to 7 pm. It also includes special offers and a variety of activities that community members can participate in. Each office will highlight a different theme with a variety of activities.

The Troy Main and the Beverly Hills offices are hosting football tailgate parties for community members. The Farmington Hills office will celebrate the day with a T.V. game show theme and the Livonia office will feature a carnival theme. And in western Michigan, a number of offices will be celebrating with a tailgate theme and providing fun activities and goodies related to football.

For more information on the Big Day and what activities will be going on in your community, visit your local Independent Bank office. A complete listing of Independent Bank locations can be found online at