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.
MUNCIE, Ind. - Jack Demaree has been named the recipient of the 2013 Al Rent Spirit of Muncie Award, awarded by the Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce Thursday, March 14, 2013 at the Chamber Champions awards luncheon.
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.
MUNCIE, Ind. - First Merchants Insurance Group of Muncie, Indiana has earned the distinction of “Preferred Agency Partner” from Western Reserve Group Insurance Company.
First Merchants Insurance Group, an independent insurance agency, has represented Western Reserve Group, a property/casualty insurance company of Wooster, Ohio since March 2000.
The designation of “Preferred Agency Partner” is awarded to those agencies which have achieved superior results with Western Reserve Group through sound business practices, professional advice, and superior service.
DECATUR, Ind. - First Merchants Bank employees in Decatur recently took up a collection of $100 for the St. Mark's United Methodist Church Food Pantry, enough to provide a week’s worth of food to more than 40 people.
DECATUR, Ind. - First Merchants Bank recently donated an American Silver Eagle dollar coin to be auctioned off at the Adams/Wells County Youth for Christ Auction, scheduled for 8 a.m. Saturday, March 2.
SULPHUR SPRINGS, Ind. – The coach and players of the Henry County Hot Shots, a wheelchair soccer team based in New Castle, will host a community meet and greet Friday, February 22 from 3-5 p.m., at First Merchants Bank, 105 East Main Street in Sulphur Springs.
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.
Fake correspondence, allegedly issued by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) regarding funds that are supposedly under the control of the OCC and other government entities is being distributed by criminals via e-mail, fax, and postal mail. Any document claiming that the OCC is involved in holding any funds for the benefit of any individual or entity is fraudulent and should not be responded to. The OCC does not participate in the transfer of funds for any person or entity.
WABASH, Ind.-First Merchants Bank is teaming up with the Wabash County Chamber of Commerce to present an Economic Outlook Forum this Wednesday, January 30, 2013. The forum will be at the REMC Building's Community Room, 350 Wedcor Drive, in Wabash from 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Moderated by Janice Bailey, Executive Director of Ivy Tech Corporate College, the economic forum will feature panelists including: