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Horizon Bank Awards Grant to Purdue University North Central Sinai Forum


Horizon Bank is pleased to announce the recent grant award to Purdue University North Central Sinai Forum in Westville, Indiana.

The grant, in the amount of $5,000, was presented in January by Jim Neff, Executive Vice President to Marie Foster, Director of Advancement at Purdue University North Central.

Funds will be used to support the Sinai Forum which continues to draw top speakers to enlighten and inspire the local community.

Neff said of the grant, “Horizon continues to support the Sinai Forum because of their exemplary program. By securing powerful, accomplished and respected speakers from all over the country, the forum continues to impress our local community.”


“Horizon bank has been one of the Sinai Forum’s most consistent supporters for more than a decade. As a program sponsor and through the guidance provided by representation on our advisory board, Horizon Bank has played a key role in bringing amazing and engaging speakers to our area.” stated Executive Director Leslie Plesac. “We are grateful for Horizon Bank’s continued support and we look forward to working together again in 2016 as we bring a spectacular and thought provoking line-up of speakers to The Forum.” continued Plesac.


About the Sinai Forum

Since 1953, The Sinai Forum has provided exceptional, affordable programming on important issues of the day in a town hall setting for the residents of the greater Michigan City area.  Over the years, the Forum has featured Nobel Prize recipients, former heads of state, Pulitzer Prize winners, recognized media personalities, and famous performing artists. Season after season, Forum audiences have been inspired, educated, enlightened, and entertained. Learn more at


About Horizon

Horizon Bancorp is a locally owned, independent, commercial bank holding company serving Northern and Central Indiana and Southwest and Central Michigan through its commercial banking subsidiary Horizon Bank, NA. Horizon also offers mortgage-banking services throughout the Midwest. Horizon Bancorp may be reached online at Its common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol HBNC.

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