First Merchants Employee Takes the Polar Plunge

First Merchants employee Michael Morelli poses in his costume for the 2012 Polar PlungeMUNCIE, 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.

United Way Names FMB "Company of the Year"

First MErchants Bank was named Company of the Year by the United Way of Delaware CountyMUNCIE, 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.

Delaware County Employees Volunteer at Blood-N-Fire

First Merchants Bank employees pause for a photo while volunteering at Blood-N-Fire in Muncie. 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.

First Merchants Bank Acquires Loans and Assumes Deposits of Shelby County Bank

First Merchants Staff Gives Back to MOMs

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.

FMB Supports ALS Awareness with Ice Cream Bash

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 Raises Cash to Repay TARP Funds

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).

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