Press Release

First Bank contributes to Columbian Properties

Written by: Susan Richwine |


Richmond, Indiana – First Bank Richmond announced today that they will donate $5,000 to Columbian Properties during the month of October 2020. The mission of Richmond Columbian Properties is to encourage community development using neighborhood reinvestment, historic preservation, through educational programming and re-development projects. The goal of Richmond Columbian Properties is to work to bring people together and build community. The funds are to be applied to their Quality of Place Conference and annual photo exhibit.

“First Bank believes in the mission of Richmond Columbian Properties, William G. Scott House; by engaging the community in supporting historic preservation and neighborhood reinvestment.” – Matt Stegal, Board Member, Columbian Properties.

First Bank Richmond is committed to be an integral partner to the communities in which they serve. Since 1887, not only have they provided their community with sound financial products and services, they have also fostered a philanthropic commitment that has made a significant impact through the dedication of their organization’s resources, talents and time. This commitment is facilitated through the following channels:

  • Financial support pledged through contributions and event sponsorships. In 2019, they proudly donated more than $400,000 to local not-for-profit organizations.

  • Board/employee leadership and participation with local not-for-profit organizations. 65% of their staff served on a board or a committee and collectively volunteered over 3,000 service hours to local not-for-profit organizations.

  • Donations (in-kind) and fundraising efforts to promote local initiatives.

For more information concerning First Bank Richmond’s Community Foundation or local sponsorships and contributions, please contact Ms. Kimberly Poinsett, Vice President Community Relations at 765-973-4258 or kpoinsett@firstbankrichmond.com

 

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First Bank Richmond is an Indiana state-chartered commercial bank headquartered in Richmond, Indiana. The bank was originally established in 1887 as an Indiana state-chartered mutual savings and loan association. First Bank Richmond provides full banking services to individuals and businesses through its eight branches located in Indiana and five branches and one loan production office in Ohio. The Ohio offices currently operate as Mutual Federal, a division of First Bank Richmond.

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