Security Alert: Smartphone Malware

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Smartphone Users Should be Aware of Malware Targeting Mobile Devices and Safety Measures to Help Avoid Compromise

First Merchants to Host Career Fair

DALEVILLE, Ind. - First Merchants Bank will host a career fair Tuesday, October 22, from 3-7 p.m. The event will be held at their data center at 9301 Innovation Drive in Daleville, and on-site interviews will be conducted.

Available positions include Customer Service Agent, Banking Center Manager, Mortgage Loan Originator, Retirement Planning Officer, Network Engineer, Applications Analyst, Graphic Designer, and more.

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.

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.

First Merchants Raises Cash to Repay TARP Funds

First Merchants Corporation (NASDAQ – FRME), announced that it has raised $21.2 million in a direct private placement of its common stock. First Merchants also announced that it has received preliminary approval to receive an investment of approximately $90.8 million in the Company’s preferred stock through the Small Business Lending Fund (SBLF).