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Local charities may apply for donations from 1st Source Bank

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Local charities may be able to get a helping financial hand from 1st Source Bank, which to celebrate its 150th anniversary is going to make 150 $1,000 donations and two $15,000 donations. 150 Years and 150,000 Cheers will kick off on Monday, Oct. 21, when folks may begin nominating their favorite charity to receive a donation.

Nominating a not-for-profit is easy. Simply stop by any 1st Source banking center to complete a form, or obtain one on line at Explain why you think the not-for-profit should receive a donation and they’ll have a chance at receiving $1,000 or even $15,000.

“Giving back to the community has been a key value of 1st Source since our founding in 1863,” 1st Source Chair and CEO Christopher Murphy III said. “This is a great way for the public to get involved and help us recognize 150 organizations that are doing an outstanding job impacting our community.”

Nominations will be accepted between Oct. 21 and Nov. 30. $1,000 recipients will be selected weekly on the quantity and quality of entries received. Two $15,000 recipients will be selected from all entries received and announced the week of Dec. 14.

Please visit for complete rules.

1st Source Corporation, parent company of 1st Source Bank, has assets of $4.64 billion and is the largest locally controlled financial institution headquartered in the Northern Indiana-Southwestern Michigan area, with 76 banking centers in 17 counties, 22 1st Source Bank Specialty Finance Group locations nationwide, nine Trust and Wealth Management locations, and nine 1st Source Insurance offices. 1st Source common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under “SRCE” and appears in the National Market System tables in many daily newspapers under the code name “1st Src.”



Posted 10/18/2013