Chinooks and PWSB Expand Partnership


Grafton, WI – The Lakeshore Chinooks Baseball Club are excited to announce an extended partnership with Port Washington State Bank as they become the official sponsor of the 2018 season.  The announcement came Wednesday afternoon during a ceremony at PWSB’s newest location in Thiensville. In attendance was Gill, Shawn Kison (Lakeshore Chinooks General Manager), James Schowalter (PWSB Senior Vice President/Chief Credit Officer), and Dan Abendroth (Mayor – City of Mequon).

“As 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/SVP-Chief Credit Officer. “Our bank prides itself on the promotion of family friendly activities and the Chinooks are a shining example of this effort in Southeastern Wisconsin. There is simply no better way to spend a summer evening than watching Chinooks Baseball at Kapco Park with your family and friends and our bank is proud to be a continued part of this great organization.”

Port Washington State Bank jumped on board as a corporate partner with the Chinooks back in 2012 during the team’s inaugural season and have continued to be an invested partner of the team during the past 6 seasons.

“The Lakeshore Chinooks are thrilled to have Port Washington State Bank as our presenting sponsor for the 2018 season and beyond.  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 6 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,” added Chinooks General Manager Shawn Kison.

Port Washington State Bank, a family owned business, has been serving Ozaukee County for over 110 years. They currently have seven convenient locations including the new Thiensville location which opened last summer. More information on their services can be found at

The Lakeshore Chinooks start their seventh season on the road beginning May 29th with the home opener on Friday, June 1st at 6:35pm. The opening weekend homestand will continue through the weekend with games on June 2nd at 6:35pm and June 3rd at 5:05pm. For the full 2018 schedule, tickets, and more, visit our official website,

The Lakeshore Chinooks and Port Washington State Bank hope you will join us at Kapco Park this summer for another season of great baseball and affordable family fun. Chinooks baseball, it’s off the hook!