Elkhart, IN. — In response to the Coronavirus pandemic, Council on Aging of Elkhart County, Indiana is pleased to report that they recently received a generous donation from Horizon Bank to support the work of the Council during Covid-19.
Our agency has adapted its services and procedures in accordance with the directives of the CDC, our Governor and local legislators, as we continue our mission to serve the aging and disabled in the community.
Additional safety procedures are being mandated to ensure the safety of our clients and staff for all our services. While our site program and tax services have been suspended, we continue to provide transportation, in home care, Medicare counseling, insurance savings programs and access to our resource library.
“We are very thankful that Horizon Bank supported us in the beginning stages of our quest to assure that both our clients & drivers that were following the procedures handed down by the CEC, INDOT (Indiana Department of Transportation) RTAP (Rural Transit Assistance Program) to assure everyone’s safety during this time as we walk through this terrible COVID monster!,” stated David Toney, CEO.
“Horizon Bank is proud to be able to help the Council on Aging of Elkhart County keep program participants safer by providing financing to deep clean and disinfect three transportation vehicles,” Jeff Gatton, Market President of Southern Michigan and Central Indiana.
About Council on Aging
Supports seniors living at home, for as long as they remain safe and healthy. They nurture body, mind and spirit by helping to overcome physical barriers, enhancing mental acuity, and befriending their clients. They also provide leadership and direction as Elkhart County seeks to meet the needs of an increasingly older population.
About Horizon Bank
Horizon Bank has pledged $250,000 in aid for those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Funds are being allocated across several not-for-profit groups who are working to assist affected individuals in the communities we serve in the States of Indiana and Michigan.
Horizon Bancorp is a locally owned, independent, commercial bank holding company serving Indiana and Michigan through its commercial banking subsidiary Horizon Bank. 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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