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Horizon Bank Awards $2,500 Grant to Samaritan Counseling Centers, Inc.

Michigan City, Indiana – Horizon Bank is pleased to announce the $2,500 grant to Samaritan Counseling Centers, Inc., a non-profit organization that has faithfully provided personalized mental healthcare to individuals across the community for four decades.

This grant will help provide our community with access to vital mental health care by directly allocating funds to subsidize fees for clients seeking a range of mental health services. These services cater specifically to individuals who are underinsured, uninsured, or experiencing financial challenges.

“We're proud to partner with Samaritan Counseling Centers, Inc. in their dedicated efforts to provide support to individuals in need,” Steve Kring, Horizon’s Regional President – Northwest Indiana, expressed, “With this grant, we're committed to helping ensure that mental health services remain accessible to all, regardless of financial circumstances.”

This organization also offers seminar-based education aimed at fostering mental health awareness within a group setting. The program has expanded in the past year, attracting an increasing number of participants.

About Samaritan Counseling Centers, Inc.

Samaritan Counseling Centers, Inc. has serviced Northwest Indiana since 1981, and continues to assist individuals and families with counseling tailored to their individual challenges and needs. They turn no person away and often receive frantic calls for services. The Center addresses not only the addict, but also the abuser and the victim. Learn more at

About Horizon Bank

Horizon Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ GS: HBNC) is the nearly 8 billion–asset bank holding company for Horizon Bank, which serves customers across attractive Midwestern markets through convenient digital tools, as well as its Indiana and Michigan branches. Horizon's retail offerings include prime residential, indirect auto, and other secured consumer lending, as well as a range of personal banking and wealth management solutions. Horizon also provides a comprehensive array of in–market business banking and treasury management services, as well as equipment financing solutions for customers regionally and nationally, with commercial lending representing over half of total loans. More information on Horizon, headquartered in Northwest Indiana's Michigan City, is available at and

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