MUNCIE, Ind. and MUNSTER, Ind. - First Merchants Corporation (NASDAQ: FRME) and CFS Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: CITZ) today announced they have executed a definitive agreement whereby CFS will merge with and into First Merchants, and its wholly-owned bank subsidiary, Citizens Financial Bank, will merge with and into First Merchants Bank, NA.
COLUMBUS, Ohio - In honor of Earth Day, Commerce National Bank recently hosted its fourth annual Recycle-O-Rama event. We were able to collect over 30 coats and can
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Fixari Dental’s second annual free dentistry day, aimed at providing support to adult patients who are otherwise unable to afford dental care, was held Friday, April 5. That day, customers were offered one free service: an extraction,
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Commerce National Bank has been profiled in a new book by leadership expert Mark Sanborn, author of New York Times best seller The Fred Factor and CNB’s speaker for their 2012 Spring Seminar & Network Fair.
Fred 2.0: New Ideas on How to Keep Delivering Extraordinary Results, was released this month. Says Jennifer Griffith of Commerce National Bank:
Criminals have been adding phishing phone calls and phishing text messaging to their methods of stealing your personal information. They are sending unexpected communications that state there is some sort of problem with your account. Then they instruct you to provide your personal information. This should not be trusted.
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Commerce National Bank was recently named as one of the 2013 Best Employers in Ohio, the third year in a row the bank has been named to the list. The 2013 Best Employers in Ohio list is made up of 38 companies.
COLUMBUS, Ohio - At Commerce National Bank’s 2013 Economic Forecast, held at the OSU 4-H Center on January 23, more than 100 attendees gave their attention to Jim Newton as he gave his final Economic Forecast. Tom McAuliffe, Founder and Former CEO of CNB, honored Jim with a gift to commemorate the start of his retirement from Chief Economic Advisor beginning this June. Jennifer Griffith, current President and CEO, reminded attendees that CNB will continue to host this event with a new economist beginning in 2014.
First Merchants Bank, and its divisions, Lafayette Bank & Trust and Commerce National Bank, have released results from a recent survey of business owners in their markets. The survey, part of an outreach effort targeting local business owners, asked for predictions about the economy, business conditions in 2013, and future business challenges.
COLUMBUS, Ohio - This past holiday season, the Commerce National Bank team was thrilled to support the Sam Bish Foundation for the first time, by donating money and toy and craft items for kids. The nonprofit aims to bring "Hope, Support and Smiles to the kids and families going through a pediatric cance
As we enter the holiday season be aware not only consumer activity will be on the rise but criminals ramp up their efforts to gain access to personal information through various channels as well; phishing e-mails prompting clicking on links, text messages prompting a return call to provide information, phony businesses on social networks with malicious code ready to be installed, and non-legitimate websites claiming to have the "hot" gift of the season.