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Midland States Bank Foundation Announces Contributions to the Champaign Park District and Presence Covenant Medical Center

EFFINGHAM, ILLINOIS – March 31, 2014 – Midland States Bank Foundation is pleased to announce contributions to the Champaign Park District and Presence Covenant Medical Center.

The Midland States Bank Foundation recently contributed $80,000 to programs and projects in local communities. The Foundation, established in 2011, was created to provide for the improvement of the general welfare, education and health in the communities where the bank operates and where its employees reside. 

The Champaign Park District was the recipient of $15,000 to establish the Midland States Bank Scholarship Fund.  The fund will be used to assist with day camp scholarships for low to moderate income families in the Champaign community.

Presence Covenant Medical Center received $17,500 to benefit the hospital’s capital campaign to update cardiac monitoring equipment.  The upgrades will allow physicians to keep pace with the latest cardiac technology. 

“Through the Midland States Bank Foundation, we enhance our ability to live up to our “Great Strength. More Heart.” commitment, by providing resources that can have a favorable impact in our footprint,” commented Leon J. Holschbach, President and CEO of Midland States Bank. “We are only as strong as our communities. Our vitality as a community bank depends on the well-being of the cities and towns in which we operate.”

About Midland States Bank
Midland States Bank is rated “5 Stars” by Bauer Financial, a rating reserved for only the strongest financial institutions in the U.S.  Midland has assets of approximately $1.7 billion and Midland Wealth Management has assets under administration of more than $1.1 billion. Established in 1881 in Effingham, Illinois, Midland States Bank provides a full range of commercial and consumer banking products, trust and investment management, insurance, and financial planning services.  As a community banking institution, Midland States Bank prides itself on establishing and maintaining relationships with its customers and is committed to serving the financial needs of the communities it serves.  For additional information, visit http://www.midlandsb.com.

Cindy Hall
Marketing Specialist
(815) 622-1342

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