Horizon Bank Awards Donation to Friendship Botanic Gardens

December 14, 2016 11:38 AM

Friendsip_Botanic_GardensHorizon Bank announces donation to Friendship Botanic Gardens in Michigan City Indiana. The donation, in the amount of $20,000, was presented by Steve Kring, Market President of LaPorte County to Friendship Botanic Gardens, on November 29th.

Funds will be used to help install a new Cancer Commemorative and Cancer Survivor’s Garden on the peninsula of Lake Lucerne and to help improve electrical infrastructure to their main entrance of Friendship Botanic Gardens (FBG).

“I am so grateful for Horizon’s support of our gardens. The gardens are an asset with unlimited potential to make a difference in our community,” stated John Leinweber, President of the Board of Directors of Friendship Botanic Gardens. He went on to say, “On behalf of everyone in the FBG family, we’d like to express our sincerest gratitude to Horizon Bank for their phenomenal commitment to the future of Friendship Botanic Gardens and the entire Northwest Indiana community,” stated Leinweber.

“The Friendship Botanic Gardens is an amazing place to visit.  It has many unique and beautiful gardens, and a venue for weddings and events that spread over 100 acres of land that is a must see. Horizon is very proud to help Friendship Gardens complete its LED sign and to develop a Cancer Survivor’s Garden on the peninsula of Lake Lucerne that will be enjoyed by many for years to come,” stated Kring.

About Friendship Botanic Gardens
The Friendship Botanic Gardens is a volunteer-based, not-for-profit organization that is a community treasure, and an oasis of formal gardens and nature trails tucked in an old-growth forest surrounding Trail Creek in Michigan City, Indiana. Learn more at www.friendshipgardens.org.

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 www.horizonbank.com. Its common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol HBNC.

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