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.
MUNCIE, Ind. - First Merchants Bank, Muncie Region, was the presenting sponsor for The Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce 119th Annual Meeting held October 24th at the Horizon Convention Center. The annual meeting included a dinner, silent auction and awards ceremony.
LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Join us at Riehle Plaza in downtown Lafayette for "Chili for a Cause," Wednesday, November 6, 2013, from 11:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Enjoy chili, salad, dessert and a drink, as well as music by Mark Molter, Brad Harner and Jeff Anderson. All proceeds will benefit the Greater Lafayette United Way.
MUNCIE, Ind. - Thursday October 17, 2013, marked the end of the United Way of Delaware County fundraising campaign at First Merchants Corporation, and it ended big! First Merchants is the epitome of what it means to LIVE UNITED. They are the true definition of their motto: The Strength of Big, The Service of Small.
MUNCIE, Ind. - First Merchants Bank, Muncie Region was a sponsor of the 2013 Walk In Her Heels event, benefiting the YWCA of Muncie. The September 21 event featured more than 20 men traversing an entire block wearing 2+ inch high heels.
MUNCIE, Ind. - On September 14, First Merchants Bank's Muncie Region was a sponsor of Walk Indiana.
PLAINFIELD, Ind. - Want to run on the dragstrip at Lucas Oil Raceway?
INDIANAPOLIS - As of Oct. 1, the federal government has shut down for an indeterminate period of time, and consumers may have concerns about access to their money and other banking services. The Indiana Bankers Association, of which First Merchants Bank and its divisions are members, would like to offer some assurances:
MUNCIE, Ind. - Be aware that criminals have been making phone calls to customers and non-customers claiming to be First Merchants Bank regarding their FMB Debit Card. The caller, which may be a computer automated call, identifies themselves as a representative of First Merchants Bank and is calling to tell the customer that there is an issue with their debit card and proceeds to ask for the debit card number and expiration date.