GAHANNA, Ohio, Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At 11:45 am on September 20, 2011, guests gathered in the foyer of the Corporate Office of Heartland Bank where Tiney M. McComb, Chairman & CEO of Heartland BancCorp, had the honor to unveil a history wall of 100 years of accomplishments. Attending this historic moment were many distinguished guests including Directors, Ambassadors, Special Guests, Staff and Community Partners.
"I could not be more proud! This day marks a special place in time for Heartland Bank," stated G. Scott McComb, President and CEO. "The wall exhibits a history of sound banking principles and strong relationships with our communities from 1911 through 2011. The Bank survived the Great Depression and maintains a strong foundation weathering the economic climate of today. After 100 years, our banking principles remain sound and our commitment to quality customer service and communities remains strong."
The reception included a luncheon with a commemorative gift. Several of the past employees featured on the wall were in attendance. When Tiney McComb formed Heartland BancCorp in 1988, Bob Halley and Judy Dettloff joined him. Upon the opening of the Grove City Office Betty Martin, Elaine Stephens and Polly Varney came on board. This team of people helped to bring Heartland Bank to a century of memorable and lasting accomplishments.
Throughout the month of October, Heartland Bank Offices will be celebrating their 100 year birthday. A replica of the wall will be placed in each office for clients and guests to enjoy. "We want to thank our communities and clients throughout central Ohio and we look forward to another 100 years of community banking and community service. I invite you to experience real community banking by coming over to Heartland, "Where Banking Feels Good!" said G. Scott McComb.About Heartland BancCorp Heartland BancCorp is a registered Ohio bank holding company and the parent of Heartland Bank, which operates eleven full-service banking offices. Alternative investment services are provided through Infinex Investments, Inc. Heartland Bank is a member of the Federal Reserve, a member of the FDIC, and an Equal Housing Lender. Heartland BancCorp is currently quoted on the over-the-counter (OTC) Bulletin Board Service under the symbol HLAN. Learn more about Heartland Bank at heartlandbank.com. MEDIA CONTACT: G. Scott McCombPresident and CEO614.337.4600 SOURCE Heartland Bank