GAHANNA, Ohio, March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Heartland Bank, 104.9 The River and ABC 6/ FOX 28 teamed up to present the 2011 Money Matters Financial Summit, a free event for individuals seeking assistance with their finances. This event took place on Saturday, March 19, 2011 at Mount Hermon Missionary Baptist Church in Columbus, Ohio. Sessions were provided at no cost, and lunch was provided by Chick-fil-A. Attendees could choose three sessions in personal finance from a list of nine different topics. Topics included: Buying Your First Home, Is Refinancing Right For Me?, Budgeting and Living Within Your Means, How to Manage Credit Card Debt, The Basics of Investing, Retirement: Are Your Ducks in a Row?, 2011 Financial Check-Up, Teaching Your Kids About Money, and Understand Your Credit Score and How to Improve it.G. Scott McComb, President and CEO of Heartland Bank stated, "We are proud to offer this financial resource again this year to Central Ohioans. Now more than ever consumers should rely on financial institutions for the advice they need to know from people they trust. As a community bank, this is our commitment and responsibility to the communities in which we serve." Todd Stach, Program Director at 104.9 The River, added, "The tools, information and encouragement available for FREE is absolutely priceless! I have personally seen lives changed and hope restored to those who have attended in the past." Tony D'Angelo, Director of Sales WTTE FOX 28 and WSYX ABC 6 stated, "We are proud to support Heartland Bank's Free Financial Summit. The event is both timely and vital to the Central Ohio Community." About Heartland Bank 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. About 104.9 The River 104.9 The River is a licensed radio station serving Columbus and all of Central Ohio. 104.9 The River is owned and operated by Christian Voice of Central Ohio, Inc., a local not for profit corporation (CVCO, Inc.) About ABC 6/FOX 28 Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies in the country today. Sinclair owns and operates programs or provides sales services to 58 television stations in 35 markets. Sinclair's television group reaches approximately 22% of U.S. television households and includes FOX, ABC, MYTV, CW, CBS and NBC affiliates.