1st Source Bank Announces Chesterton and LaPorte Winners of Community Leadership Award

South Bend, IN – 1st Source Bank has announced the winners of the thirteenth annual Ernestine M. Raclin Community Leadership Awards. Five employees and five community volunteers who embody the spirit, values, energy and leadership of Ernestine M. Raclin, past Chairman of 1st Source Bank and 1st Source Corporation, were selected as 2011 winners of the award.
Area winners include Jim Anton, of Anton Insurance Agency in Chesterton, and Courtney Cerajewski, 1st Source Banking Center Operations Manager in LaPorte.
Anton was recognized for his involvement in the Chesterton Community with the Rotary Club, the Chesterton/Duneland Chamber of Commerce, and a number of other non-profit organizations.
Cerajewski is active with the LaPorte Jaycees and served as Chairperson of the Deserving Children’s Shopping Tour, in which she planned, scheduled and organized a shopping trip to purchase winter coats and clothes for over 400 children in need.
Other award winners include Phillip Maki, Southshore Companies, Saint Joseph; Kathleen Sparks, KADA Partnership and KADA Michigan, Mishawaka; Brad Toothaker, CB Richard Ellis | Bradley, South Bend; Dr. Mark Klaassen, Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Center, Elkhart; Carri Harrington, 1st Source Banking Center Manager, Niles; Mark Dougherty, 1st Source Assistant Auditor, South Bend; Cindy Rash, 1st Source Agricultural Banker, Plymouth; Sheri Bartoli, 1st Source Client Services Representative, Knox.
Each winner received a $1,000 award, a $1,000 donation to the charity of their choice, and a Globe of Leadership.
1st Source Corporation, parent company of 1st Source Bank, has assets of $4.41 billion and is the largest locally controlled financial institution headquartered in the northern Indiana-southwestern Michigan area.  The Corporation includes 75 banking centers in 17 counties, 22 1st Source Bank Specialty Finance Group locations nationwide, eight Trust and Wealth Management locations and seven 1st Source Insurance offices.
1st Source common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under “SRCE” and appears in the National Market System tables in many daily newspapers under the code name “1st Src.” Since 1863, 1st Source has been committed to the success of the communities it serves.  
Media Contact: Angie Dvorak, (574) 235-2000