03/23/11 Last fall, Centier Bank offered to contribute $1.00 to United Way for every customer who converted from paper account statements to electronic statements. Over 100 customers joined the effort to reduce unnecessary paper in our landfills and recycling centers. “Centier Bank is pleased to present a check to the United Way of Marshall County on behalf of our customers,” said Dee Brown, Branch Manager.
ABOUT CENTIER BANK
Since 1895, Centier Bank has been a family-owned and managed financial service provider. The Schrage family has built a legacy not merely through business but through their philanthropy extending throughout a number of Northern Indiana communities. Their current President, Michael E. Schrage is the fourth generation to oversee the daily operations of the bank. As a family owned bank, they stand firmly behind their “Not For Sale” commitment, pledging to associates, clients, and the communities they serve that they will continue to preserve independent hometown banking in Northern Indiana. Centier has 44 locations in Lake, Porter, La Porte, Marshall and Tippecanoe counties. Centier is currently serving in more than 22 communities with 650 associates and more than $2.1 billion in assets.
ABOUT THE UNITED WAY OF MARSHALL COUNTY
The United Way of Marshall County is creating lasting changes by advancing the common good. The community organization invests in the building blocks for a good life: Education, Income and Health. In 2009 the United Way served over one of every three individuals in Marshall County! Our mission is to inspire our community to invest its time, talents and treasures to help our neighbors meet the most basic needs of education, health, & income by igniting the caring power of the human spirit.
“We invite you to be part of the change. Together, united, we can inspire hope and create opportunities for a better tomorrow. When we reach out a hand to one, we influence the condition of all. That’s what it means to Live United,” Maddox said.