MUNCIE, Ind. - The generosity of First Merchants employees helped make the recent holiday season brighter for dozens of local children. Part of an annual tradition, a total of 150 children in nine classrooms at the Head Start of Delaware County received gifts from employees of First Merchants Corporation, First Merchants Bank, First Merchants Trust Company and First Merchants Insurance Group this year.
MUNCIE, Ind. - The First Merchants Muncie Executive and Commercial Lending Team adopted a family with three children from Bridges Community Services for Christmas this year. Team members donated money and shopped for gifts, and all presents were wrapped and gathered together by the team. Stockings were filled for the two girls and boy. A family gift basket for the bathroom and kitchen was also purchased.
WABASH, Ind. - First Merchants Wabash banking centers collected more than $200 for local youth Brenton Yarger, to help with his annual Shop With a Cop donations. This is the third year Brenton has raised money for Shop With a Cop; in the last two years, he has raised almost $5,000 to help local children have presents during the holiday season.
WABASH, Ind. - Join First Merchants at Eugenia’s Restaurant in the Honeywell Center for this year's Brunch with Santa, Sunday, December 15 or 22, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Get free pictures with Santa at the event courtesy of First Merchants Bank (don’t forget your own camera as well)!
CARMEL, Ind. - On Monday, December 2 at 1:00 p.m., First Merchants Chief Banking Officer Mike Stewart and First Merchants Bank Regional President Mike Hurst joined First Merchants facilities and banking center team members to celebrate the commencement of construction for a new First Merchants banking center.
MUNCIE, Ind. - First Merchants Corporation (NASDAQ: FRME) has elected F. Howard Halderman to the Board of Directors for First Merchants Corporation and First Merchants Bank, N.A. Mr.
MUNCIE, Ind. - First Merchants Bank Regional President Karen Karmolinski has been profiled in an article in the local M Magazine, a publication showcasing topics relating to Muncie and East Central Indiana.
KOKOMO, Ind. - Employees from First Merchants' Kokomo banking center have decorated a holiday tree to be displayed and auctioned off for charity, as part of the 21st annual We Care Trim-A-Tree Festival.
MUNCIE, Ind. - First Merchants Corporation (NASDAQ: FRME) successfully completed its previously announced merger with CFS Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: CITZ), of Munster, Indiana on Tuesday, November 12, 2013. In connection with the merger, Citizens Financial Bank has also merged with and into First Merchants Bank. The combined First Merchants Bank has 95 banking centers in Illinois, Indiana and Ohio and approximately $3.5 billion in loans, $4.3 billion in deposits, and total assets and shareholders’ equity of $5.5 billion and $653 million, respectively.