Press Release

First Bank contributes to Main Street Centerville

Written by: Susan Richwine |

Richmond, Indiana – First Bank Richmond announced today that they will donate $5,000 to Mainstreet Centerville. Main Street Centerville mission is to enrich the Town of Centerville, Indiana through economic development, redevelopment, and beautification initiatives. They will help educate others on the history, architecture, and vitality of the businesses and residents. Their overall goal is to foster downtown revitalization by renewing and restoring the downtown area to its former prominence as the center of community activity. The contribution will be applied to a bench project and sponsorship of their Christmas in Centerville event.

“Main Street Centerville would like to thank First Bank Richmond for their on-going support of our community! First Bank believes in projects and activities that improve the quality of life for the communities that they serve. And with that, they have recently granted funds to Main Street Centerville (MSC) that will be used to purchase 4 beautiful benches for our downtown main street area and sponsor this year’s Christmas in Centerville festival! MSC is grateful that First Bank believes in “Doing Great Things Together!” - Kyle Turner, Main Street Centerville Board Member

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


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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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