SPARTA -Noble Community Bank has announced the winner in its recent “grand” prize sweepstakes, held to help promote the bank’s grand opening at 370 Lafayette Rd. in Sparta. Lois Mayer of Sussex was the winner of a $1,000 gift certificate to Sparta Coin and Jewelry. In addition to the sweepstakes, the month-long grand opening celebration featured bonus CD rates, a high-yielding money market account, early-bird gifts, instant cash giveaway prizes, and souvenir gifts. The high-yielding money-market account is indicative of the kind of banking that Noble brings to the area, said Brian Fitzpatrick, bank president and CEO. The account was “created to provide a premiere liquid investment account for our checking customers with direct deposit,” he added. It features a 3.65% annual percentage yield with a $10,000 minimum balance, and includes free telephone banking, free online banking, free bill pay, and is FDIC insured. The bank offers a complete range of financial services, including residential mortgages, home equity lines of credit, commercial mortgages, business loans and lines of credit, fee-free checking, 24-hour walk-up ATM, handicapped-accessible teller service, and more. As a local, independent bank, Noble also offers special loan and financial management programs designed for small and medium size businesses. For information, visit www.noblecommunity.com; or call 973-940-1071. Lobby hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.