WABASH, Ind. - Employees of the First Merchants Wabash banking centers joined the fight against cancer on June 8 and 9 in the Wabash Relay for Life. Team First Merchants was among about 12 teams walking continually through the night to raise awareness and financial support for cancer research.
WABASH, Ind. - Brenda Mosier, Edith Johns, Sandi Kastner and Bev Holmquist were named winners of the First Merchants Bank Two Best Ball Shamble on June 12 at the Honeywell Golf Course. The team of four ladies shot a 106 to clinch their win in the “shamble” tournament, a combination of a scramble and a low-net tournament.
DECATUR, Ind.— The First Merchants family participated in the Adams County United Way “Stuff the Bus” Day of Action on June 20. As event sponsors, the First Merchants banking centers of Adams County collected non-perishable food items in the weeks leading up to the event.
MUNCIE, Ind. – First Merchants Bank participated in the 2012 Polar Plunge held Saturday, February 11 on the lawn of the L.A. Pittenger Student Center at Ball State University. At the Polar Plunge, participants jumped into a pool of wintry water in exchange for pledges and donations benefiting Special Olympics Indiana.
MUNCIE, Ind. - First Merchants Bank was named "Company of the Year" by United Way of Delaware County at the 2012 United Way and Funds Volunteer and Company of the Year Awards Banquet.
MUNCIE, Ind. – First Merchants Delaware County employees volunteered at Blood-N-Fire Muncie on Friday, February 24. The event was a part of the First Merchants Serves campaign where First Merchants employees partner with various groups and organizations to give back to the community.
MUNCIE, Ind. - First Merchants Bank employees recently traded in their work clothes for play clothes as they left their offices to volunteer at Motivate Our Minds (MOMs). On August 18 and 19, nearly 50 First Merchants Bank employees donated time and labor to clean up the MOMs facility at 2023 East Highland Avenue in Muncie.
WABASH, Ind. - On August 19 and 20, First Merchants employees teamed up with the Charley Creek Inn to hand out free ice cream to support the 12th Anniversary Dave Kunkel Cruise-In at the Honeywell Center in downtown Wabash, IN.
First Merchants Corporation (NASDAQ – FRME), announced that it has raised $21.2 million in a direct private placement of its common stock. First Merchants also announced that it has received preliminary approval to receive an investment of approximately $90.8 million in the Company’s preferred stock through the Small Business Lending Fund (SBLF).