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:
SHELBYVILLE, Ind.-First Merchants Bank welcomed customers, guests and the community during the Shelbyville Banking Center grand reopening event on Thursday, January 17. In celebration of the newly remodeled building, located at 29 East Washington Street, a day of fun and celebration was capped off by commentary by Tom DeBaun, Shelbyville Mayor; First Merchants Corporation Chief Executive Officer Michael C. Rechin; and Larry Lux, Market President.
PLAINFIELD, Ind. - First Merchants Bank and IU Health West Hospital were proud to present a donation of $3,000 to Habitat for Humanity of Hendricks County recently.
First Merchants Bank, and its divisions, Lafayette Bank & Trust and Commerce National Bank, have released results from a recent survey of business owners in their markets. The survey, part of an outreach effort targeting local business owners, asked for predictions about the economy, business conditions in 2013, and future business challenges.
COLUMBUS, Ohio - This past holiday season, the Commerce National Bank team was thrilled to support the Sam Bish Foundation for the first time, by donating money and toy and craft items for kids. The nonprofit aims to bring "Hope, Support and Smiles to the kids and families going through a pediatric cance