FMB Decatur Supports Boys and Girls Club

DECATUR, Ind. – First Merchants Bank in Decatur donated $100 to the Adams County Boys and Girls Club. The bank employees celebrated Casual Friday by collecting donations from employees in exchange for the opportunity to wear jeans and tennis shoes to work. The funds raised were used to purchase art supplies, games and cake mixes.

Commerce National Bank Collects School Supplies

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Commerce National Bank partnered with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio to help provide the Littles with much needed school supplies.  On Saturday, August 11th Big Brothers Big Sisters held their annual Big/Little Summer Festival at Whetstone Park.  

The supplies collected by CNB employees went toward the needs of more than 400 students, who received the supplies needed for success in the classroom.  Supplies were collected in marked boxes throughout the bank from July 16 to July 31.

Decatur Fireworks Honors FMB for 20 Years of Support

DECATUR, Ind. - First Merchants Bank in Decatur was awarded a plaque at this year’s July 4th celebration in Downtown Decatur. The award was presented for 20 years of financial support for the Decatur fireworks display. Banking Center Manager Andrew Morehouse accepted the plaque on behalf of First Merchants Bank.

First Merchants Bank Presents Checks to Ivy Tech from Local Education Trust

WABASH, Ind.— Members of the First Merchants Bank family were on hand to present checks totaling $22,083 to Ivy Tech Community College of Wabash, Ind. from the Pauline Barker Education Trust. First Merchants Bank is the trustee for the Barker Trust Fund and is responsible for administering the trust. Tony Millspaugh, consumer lending manager; Aaron Campbell, relationship manager; and Laura Moorman, personal trust officer, assisted in presenting Ivy Tech the checks that will continue various programs the college has in place.

Decatur Banking Center Donates to Adams Wells Crisis Center

DECATUR, Ind. – First Merchants Bank collected personal hygiene items for the Adams Wells Crisis Center through the month of February. Each quarter, bank employees pick a local nonprofit agency to support. This month, employees were given the option to wear jeans and their favorite team jersey to work in exchange for a donation.

First Merchants Presents Rialzo III Charity Gala

MUNCIE, Ind. – First Merchants is a major sponsor of the Rialzo III Charity Gala for Meridian Health Services at the Horizon Convention Center on May 19 at 5:30 p.m.

Rialzo is Meridian Health Services’ annual charity gala celebrating the harmony of “whole person” health. This year’s event, “Pointing to a Healthier Future,” benefits the organization’s children’s and family programs. The program features an elegant dinner, dancing, fundraiser auctions and a performance by the Grammy-award winning Pointer Sisters.

First Merchants Sponsors Motivate Our Minds 25th Anniversary Celebration

MUNCIE, Ind. - First Merchants Bank, First Merchants Trust Company and First Merchants Insurance Group were major sponsors of the Motivate Our Minds 25th Anniversary Celebration.

Commerce Hosts 2012 Recycle-O-Rama

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Commerce National Bank held its annual Recycle-O-Rama on Thursday, April 19th. The two-hour drive through recycling event was another resounding success. Box trucks from Shred-It, Possitivity and the Waste Not Center loaded up items for safe, secure disposal. 
 

Commerce Employees Volunteer at Mid-Ohio Foodbank

COLUMBUS, Ohio - On Wednesday, May 9, 2012, 11 Commerce National Bank employees had the opportunity to help provide food for those in need in our community. This 2012 Community Day was held at the Mid-Ohio Food Bank in Grove City, Ohio, where CNB staff helped sort and pack food for senior citizens' meals.
 

LBT Presents Fraud Prevention Seminar for Seniors

LAFAYETTE, Ind.- Financial Awareness and Fraud Prevention will be the topic of the educational seminar geared toward seniors, presented by Lafayette Bank & Trust on Wednesday, June 20. Lafayette Bank & Trust will present the seminar twice, once at 9 a.m. and again at 2 p.m. in the Community Room of its Main Office at 250 Main St., Lafayette, Indiana. Registration is required for the event by June 18. Attendees can register by email at registration@lbtonline.com or by phone at 765.423.7264.

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