FMB Participates in Lake County March of Dimes event

First Merchants Bank Lakeshore March of Dimes Volunteers - May 2015

First Merchants employees and their family pose for a group photo during the Lake County March of Dimes fundraiser.


CNB 6th Annual Recycle-O-Rama & Earth Day Celebration!


CNB joins Dentistry from the Heart for free event!


First Merchants Breaks Ground for New Greenwood Banking Center

Groundbreaking for new Greenwood location


GREENWOOD, Ind. – First Merchants Bank, a subsidiary of First Merchants Corporation, recently broke ground for a new retail banking center at 901 South State Road 135 in Greenwood, Ind.

The new banking center will consolidate three current locations – 18 Providence Drive, 996 South State Road 135 and 648 Treybourne Drive – into a larger, more accessible one.

First Merchants Corporation Announces the Completion of its Merger with C Financial Corporation

MUNCIE, Ind. - First Merchants Corporation (NASDAQ: FRME) successfully completed its previously announced merger with C Financial Corporation, of Columbus, Ohio on Friday, April 17, 2015. In connection with the merger, Cooper State Bank has also merged with and into First Merchants Bank. The combined First Merchants Bank has 112 banking centers in Illinois, Indiana and Ohio and approximately $6.0 billion in assets, $4.0 billion in loans, $4.7 billion in deposits, and total shareholders’ equity of $740 million.

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IC3 and FBI warn of Business Email Compromise

According to an online statement from the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) and the FBI, nearly 2,000 individuals have fallen victim to a wire payment scam across 45 countries, which has led to an estimated loss of $215 million.

In response to the wire payment scam, law enforcement agencies are issuing a widespread warning about a large scale operation that is tricking employees at both small and large businesses, called the Business Email Compromise.

Economist Predicts Trends for 2015 at CNB Event

Dr. Michael Hicks speaks at the 2015 Commerce National Bank Economic Forecast

COLUMBUS, Ohio - On January 15th 2015, Commerce National Bank welcomed Dr. Michael Hicks, PhD, from Ball State University to speak on National, Midwest and Local economic trends for the year. The event was hosted at the Ohio 4H Center on the OSU Campus and breakfast was catered by Made From Scratch. 

CNB Celebrates a Second Year of Cristo Rey Sponsorship!

CNB's Fall Seminar a Blast