Horizon Bank Awards Grant to Junior Achievement


junior_achievement_mark_noeldnerHorizon Bank is pleased to announce the recent grant award to Junior Achievement serving Michiana. The grant, in the amount of $4,000, was presented on February 10, 2016 by Mark Noeldner, Market President of North Central Indiana to Jennifer Zimmerman, Director. The grant money will help provide training for work force readiness, financial literacy and entrepreneurship for students in the counties of LaPorte, and Elkhart Indiana and Saint Joseph, and Berrien in Michigan.


Zimmerman said of the grant, “It empowers young people to own their economic future! It connects the local economy to the class room in the real world.”


About Junior Achievement

Junior Achievement is the world's largest organization dedicated to educating students through hands-on programs. The programs help prepare young people for the real world by showing them how to generate wealth and effectively manage it, how to create jobs which make their communities more robust, and how to apply entrepreneurial thinking to the workplace. Students put these lessons into action and learn the value of contributing to their communities.


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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