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.

FMB Sponsors Event at The Center for the Performing Arts

CARMEL, Ind. - First Merchants Bank will be among the glitzy and glamorous as it co-sponsors the Encore Celebration Gala on June 16 at The Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel. The bank will sponsor the First Merchants Bank Red Carpet Cocktail Reception leading up to the inaugural induction ceremony for the Great American Songbook Hall of Fame. The 2012 honorees will include Cole Porter, Barry Manilow, and Alan and Marilyn Bergman. In addition to this summer’s event, First Merchants Bank plans to sponsor the Encore Celebration Gala for the next two years.

CNB 2012 Spring Seminar and Network Fair a Resounding Success

COLUMBUS, Ohio- At the Commerce National Bank 2012 Spring Seminar, held at the Fawcett Center on the Ohio State University campus, the 300 attendees sat with riveted attention as Mark Sanborn challenged the audience to bring more enthusiasm and personal involvement to their everyday tasks.

First Merchants Named 'Muncie Area's Finest'

MUNCIE, Ind. - The First Merchants family received three awards this week as a part of Muncie Area’s Finest, the readers’ choice poll from The Star Press. Readers named First Merchants Bank the ‘Best Bank to Get a Loan’ and the ‘Best Bank to Get a Mortgage.’ First Merchants Trust Company won the award for ‘Best Place for Financial Planning.’

First Merchants Charitable Foundation Awards Annual Grants

GREENWOOD, Ind. - First Merchants Charitable Foundation, Inc. is awarding its annual grants to local charitable organizations in six counties across Indiana. It will award a total of $45,000 in grants this year to various community organizations in Hendricks, Montgomery, Clinton, Johnson, Morgan and Brown counties. The foundation has issued a total of almost $1.5 million in grants since it was formed in 1998.

Wabash Employees Walk In Relay for Life

WABASH, Ind. - Employees of the First Merchants Wabash banking centers joined the fight against cancer on June 8 and 9 in the Wabash Relay for Life. Team First Merchants was among about 12 teams walking continually through the night to raise awareness and financial support for cancer research.

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.

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