Horizon Bank Awards Grant to Habitat for Humanity of Johnson County

February 3, 2016 12:57 PM


Horizon Bank is pleased to announce the recent grant to Habitat for Humanity of Johnson County. The grant, in the amount of $5,000, was presented by Steve Bechman, Market President of Johnson County to the Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity of Johnson County, Lee Ann Wilbur on January 12th at the Franklin, Indiana Branch of Horizon Bank.

Funds will be used in part for the first-ever home renovation by Habitat for Humanity of Johnson County, which is better known for their ‘from the ground up’ home builds. The renovation will take place in Edinburg, Indiana.

“We are pleased to support Habitat for Humanity of Johnson County in their ‘Operation Renovation’ project. This is the first renovation project they have undertaken and I am confident will result in a quality, affordable home for a deserving family.” Stated Bechman.

“Habitat for Humanity of Johnson County truly appreciates the continued support of Horizon Bank. This grant will assist in the renovation costs of a house in Edinburgh and will allow a single mother and her two children to have a safe, affordable home. Horizon Bank's community spirit makes Johnson County a better place to live. They are a wonderful community partner.” Stated Wilbur.

About Habitat for Humanity of Johnson County
Habitat for Humanity of Johnson County, Inc. is an ecumenical Christian organization that is dedicated to working in partnership with families in Johnson County under the conviction that every person should have a simple, decent, affordable place to live where they feel safe and have dignity.

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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