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MUNCIE, Ind. - First Merchant's Jeff Parsons was awarded the John W. and Janice B. Fisher Governance Award at the Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner on October 25.
SULPHUR SPRINGS, Ind. - Local music group Walker County held a CD release party at the First Merchants parking lot in Sulphur Springs on October 20. Approximately 100 people attended the CD release party. Walker County performed for attendees and had a meet-and-greet session at the celebration.
DECATUR, Ind. – On Tuesday, October 16, volunteers from First Merchants Bank in Decatur participated in the annual United Way Community Market Day at a local grocery store. Volunteers bagged groceries, helped customers to their cars, retrieved carts, and collected receipts and donations to the United Way. First Merchants’ volunteers donated one hour per person.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Smartphone Users Should be Aware of Malware Targeting Mobile Devices and Safety Measures to Help Avoid Compromise
MUNCIE, Ind. – On September 27, First Merchants employees partnered with Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana for a day of giving and service. The 50 First Merchants volunteers helped distribute food at Second Harvest’s Tailgate, bagged and sorted food, and cleaned the cooler, freezer and other areas in the warehouse.
DECATUR, Ind. - The Adams Public Library System recently acquired the property across from the Decatur branch through a gift from First Merchants Bank. Library director Kelly Ehinger notes, “The location is perfect for outdoor programming and is a dream come true!”
PORTLAND, Ind. - First Merchants Bank employees of our Portland branches participated in the Jay County High School Homecoming Parade. The theme of the homecoming parade was "The Holidays." First Merchants employees chose to celebrate Halloween with a fall-themed float and Halloween costumes. Several other holidays were represented in the parade including Christmas, Independence Day and Thanksgiving.
DECATUR, Ind. - First Merchants Bank of Decatur recently participated in the Adams County Relay for Life event held at Adams Central Community School.