FMB Supports Golf League Tournament

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.

First Merchants Helps the United Way to “Stuff the Bus”

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.

CNB Collects More Than 10,000 Meals for Mid-Ohio Food Bank

COLUMBUS, Ohio - In many cultures sharing food is a supreme act of generosity. At Commerce National Bank it is an annual event. For the past three years, CNB has made collecting meals for Operation Feed a departmental competition.

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

LBT Supports the American Heart Association

LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Lafayette Bank & Trust will support the American Heart Association through a variety of initiatives at several banking centers through the end of February. The bank is offering free blood pressure checks and selling heart pins, bracelets and paper hearts with all proceeds benefiting the American Heart Association.

LBT Supports Carroll County Agriculture Association

FLORA, Ind. – Lafayette Bank & Trust is a proud sponsor of the Carroll County Agriculture Association Hall of Fame Banquet and Annual Meeting scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on March 5 at the 4-H Building in Flora.

Attendees Enjoy 2012 Commerce National Bank Economic Forecast

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Commerce National Bank held its annual Economic Forecast, featuring Dr. Jim Newton, Jan. 12 at the Ohio 4-H facility on the Ohio State University campus.

Dr. Newton, CNB’s Chief Economic Advisor, gave his 2011 economic wrap-up and a detailed forecast of what he anticipated the economic environment would be in central Ohio for 2012. Commerce clients and guests arrived early for breakfast and the networking opportunity, and a full house greeted Dr. Newton when he began speaking.

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