left, Mequon Mayor Dan Abendroth; Jeff Prochnow, one of
the owners of the Lakeshore Chinooks; mascot Gill; Shawn
Kison, general manager of the Chinooks; James Schowalter,
senior vice president and chief credit officer, Port
Washington State Bank; and Jacob Nelson, director of
corporate partnerships and sales for the Chinooks,
gather recently to celebrate the partnership between
PWSB and the Chinooks.
Photo courtesy of Visual
GRAFTON — Port Washington State Bank will be the
official sponsor of the Lakeshore Chinooks baseball club
for the upcoming season.
Chinooks and PWSB celebrated the partnership during a
ceremony at the bank’s newest location in Thiensville.
the official bank of the Lakeshore Chinooks, Port
Washington State Bank is proud to be the presenting
sponsor of the 2018 Lakeshore Chinooks season,” said
James S. Schowalter, senior vice president and chief
credit officer for PWSB. “Our bank prides itself on the
promotion of family friendly activities and the Chinooks
are a shining example of this effort in southeastern
“There is simply no better way to spend a summer evening
than watching Chinooks Baseball at Kapco Park with your
family and friends,” Schowalter added. “Our bank is
proud to be a continued part of this great
Washington State Bank jumped on board as a corporate
partner with the Chinooks in 2012 during the team’s
inaugural season. It has continued to be an invested
partner of the team during the past six seasons,
according to a news release.
Lakeshore Chinooks are thrilled to have Port Washington
State Bank as our presenting sponsor for the 2018 season
and beyond,” said Chinooks General Manager Shawn Kison.
“As an institution that shares our same beliefs in great
customer service, going the extra mile for their patrons
and always adding a personal touch, PWSB is an ideal
partner for Lakeshore Chinooks baseball.
“Since our inception six years ago, PWSB has been on
board to help us achieve our mission of providing
affordable family fun for all our fans. Additionally,
with PWSB’s ongoing support, the Lakeshore Chinooks can
continue to give opportunities for hundreds of interns
and players to develop professionally each summer at
Kapco Park,” Kison added.
Washington State Bank, a family owned business, has been
serving Ozaukee County for more than 110 years. The bank
has seven locations in Ozaukee County. They are online
Lakeshore Chinooks start their seventh season on the
road beginning May 29; the home opener is Friday, June 1
at 6:35 p.m. For the full 2018 schedule, tickets, and
more, visit the Chinooks’ website,