Press Release

First Bank contributes to Shelby County non-profits

Written by: Susan Richwine |

Richmond, Indiana – First Bank Richmond announced today that they made contributions in the Shelby County, Indiana market in which they have a full-service branch located in. These contributions were made in 1Q 2021:

  • Shelbyville Parks Department; $1,500 (“Music in The Park” Program Sponsor)
  • Major Hospital; $2,000 (Combined corporate gift and event sponsorship)
  • Shelby County Babe Ruth League; $350 (Team Sponsorship)
  • Shelby County Chamber of Commerce; $200 (Sponsor of Legislative Update)

 “First Bank is pleased to support the Shelby County Community through our financial contributions to local non-profit organizations. Partnering with these organizations is essential to maintaining a strong, caring community.” - Kimberly Poinsett, Vice President – Community Relations, First Bank Richmond

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. Last year, 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. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.

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