FRANCESVILLE — Alliance Bank in Francesville and First Savings Bank in Jeffersonville have been honored with the Indiana Bankers Association C2C (Commitment to Community) awards in their respective asset sizes for outstanding community service performed during 2019.
Alliance Bank won in the category of banks with assets below $500 million and First
Savings Bank won in the category of banks with assets of $500 million and above.
The award announcements were made on Nov. 17 during the Association’s Mega Reimagined conference, held virtually for more than 700 participants.
The Indiana Bankers Association (IBA) created the C2C Awards in 2018 to celebrate exceptional bank outreach and to raise public awareness of the diverse ways that banks support the communities they serve.
Twenty-five banks submitted nominations for the 2019 C2C awards, providing a sampling of statewide community service performed by the 120+ member banks of the IBA. The following banks submitted nominations for the 2019 IBA Commitment to Community Awards:
Asset Size: Under $500 million
Alliance Bank, Francesville — winner
Bath State Bank
Bedford Federal Savings Bank — finalist
Bippus State Bank, Huntington
Community First Bank of Indiana, Kokomo — finalist
First Federal Savings Bank, Huntington
First Vincennes Savings Bank
Home Bank, Martinsville
The Peoples Bank, Brownstown
Riddell National Bank, Brazil
Wayne Bank and Trust Company, Cambridge City
Asset Size: $500 million or more
Centier Bank, Merrillville
First Bank Richmond
First Farmers Bank & Trust Company, Converse
First Harrison Bank, Corydon
First Savings Bank, Jeffersonville — winner
First State Bank of Middlebury
German American Bank, Jasper
Greenfield Banking Company
Horizon Bank, Michigan City
Merchants Bank of Indiana, Carmel — finalist
The National Bank of Indianapolis
Peoples Bank, Munster — finalist
STAR Bank, Fort Wayne IBA President and CEO Amber Van Til said: “The Indiana Bankers Association applauds all of the banks that submitted nominations for the 2019 C2C Awards. These nominations share the story of banks’ helping to build better communities.”
The Indiana Bankers Association supports Indiana banking through issues advocacy, professional education, and products and services that enhance financial institutions’ ability to help build better communities.