1st Source Bank and SB 150 Announce Winners of ‘I Love South Bend’ Photo Contest
South Bend, IN – Ron Zeltwanger of 1st Source Bank and Aaron Perri of South Bend 150 announced the winners of the I Love South Bend Photo Contest at a press conference today at Seitz Park. Aaron Allen was selected as the grand prize $1,500 winner for his photo of the South Bend River Lighting ceremony. Adam DeBeck won 2nd Place and $500 for his photo ‘Dog Days at Four Winds Field,’ and Alyssa Neece won 3rd Place for her photo of the East Race. Additionally seven $150 Honorable Mention prizes were awarded.
“On behalf of 1st Source Bank, I would like to thank everyone who participated in the contest, either by taking a photo or voting for their favorites,” said Ron Zeltwanger, 1st Source Regional President. “The contest was a great way to celebrate the city’s 150th and see all of the people, places and things that we all love about South Bend.”
116 photos were submitted in the contest between May 5 and June 15. The public voted for the top 10 photos and a panel of representatives from 1st Source Bank and SB150 then selected the winners that best depicted the city’s people, attractions, outdoor activities, architecture and scenic landscapes.
1st Source Corporation, parent company of 1st Source Bank, has assets of $4.86 billion and is the largest locally controlled financial institution headquartered in the northern Indiana-southwestern Michigan area. The Corporation includes 81 banking centers, 22 1st Source Bank Specialty Finance Group locations nationwide, eight Trust and Wealth Management locations and eight 1st Source Insurance offices. For more than 150 years, 1st Source has been committed to the success of the communities it serves. For more information, visit www.1stsource.com.
First Place $1,500 Winner: Aaron Allen for his photograph of the River Lighting ceremony
Second Place $500 Winner: Adam DeBeck for his photograph 'Dog Days at Four Winds Field'
Third Place $250 Winner: Alyssa Neece for her photograph of the East Race
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