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mBank Donates $15K to Local Merrill Organizations

MERRILL, Wisc., Oct 22, 2018 – mBank announced a $15,000 donation to support local non-profits in the Greater Merrill Area earlier this week. The contribution was divided into four grants to help serve four different organizations that make a positive impact in the Merrill Community.

$5,000 for the Optimist Club of Merrill to help construct a handicapped-accessible playground at Normal Park, which will enhance the two-acre park that is currently used for musical events, picnics, a farmer’s market, and ice skating.

$5,000 to the Merrill Area Public Schools to assist in purchasing a new trailer for band equipment.

$2,500 to Schmidt-Manecke-Donner Post No. 1638 Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States to assist in construction of the new Northwoods Veterans Post in Merrill that will feature meeting rooms, an education center, wellness room, fitness center, and more.

$2,500 to Merrill Community Homeless Center Inc. to go towards the opening of the Habitat Home in Merrill.

“We’re proud to support these local organizations that have such a profound, positive impact here in our community said Clay Peterson, mBank Executive Vice President. “By supporting these programs, we are living our core value of giving back to the communities we serve. We look forward to seeing the opportunities this will bring to so many families and businesses.”

“I’m grateful we are able to give back to so many deserving groups, said Clyde Nelson, mBank Senior Vice President, Lincoln County Executive. They all help make the Greater Merrill Community a wonderful place to live and work.”

About mBank

Headquartered in Manistique, Michigan, mBank proudly serves Michigan and Northern Wisconsin with 30 branch locations. With assets in excess of 1.3 billion, the community bank empowers individuals and small to medium sized businesses with smart financing and depository solutions for peace of mind. For more information, visit: bankmbank.com. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.

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PICTURED L to R: Clyde Nelson, Senior Vice President, Lincoln County Executive, mBank, Kurt Rust, Vice President, Senior Commercial Banking Officer, mBank; President Elect, Optimist Club of Merrill, Clay Peterson, Executive Vice President, Western UP & Wisconsin Market Executive, Managing Director of Retail Banking, mBank, Abbie Lange, Branch Manager, mBank, Erin McCormick, Senior Vice President, Branch Administration and Sales Officer, mBank, Carrie Kennedy, President, Optimist Club of Merrill.

 

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PICTURED R to L: Clyde Nelson, Senior Vice President, Lincoln County Executive, mBank, Clay Peterson, Executive Vice President, Western UP & Wisconsin Market Executive, Managing Director of Retail Banking, mBank, Shannon Murray, Principal, Merrill Area Public Schools, Elli Wilk, Band Director, Merrill Area Public Schools, Kurt Rust, Vice President, Senior Commercial Banking Officer, mBank; , Michelle Smith, Merrill Band Booster Club, Treasurer.
 

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PICTURED L to R: Clyde Nelson, Senior Vice President, Lincoln County Executive, mBank, Mike Ravn, President, Merrill Community Homeless Center Inc., Clay Peterson, Executive Vice President, Western UP & Wisconsin Market Executive, Managing Director of Retail Banking, mBank, Abbie Lange, Branch Manager, mBank, Dee Olsen, Board Member, Merrill Community Homeless Center Inc., Erin McCormick, Senior Vice President, Branch Administration and Sales Officer, mBank.

 

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PICTURED L to R: Kurt Rust, Vice President, Senior Commercial Banking Officer, mBank, Clay Peterson, Executive Vice President, Western UP & Wisconsin Market Executive, Managing Director of Retail Banking, mBank Paul Russell, Retired Army Colonel and Chairman of the Northwoods Vets Post Board of Directors, Clyde Nelson, Senior Vice President, Lincoln County Executive, mBank.