1st Source Bank Announces Create-A-Bookmark Contest in Chesterton

Chesterton, IN – 1st Source Bank and the Westchester Public Library are announcing the second annual Create-a-Bookmark Contest for students, grades 1-6.
Through July 31, 2012, students can participate by designing a bookmark that tells about their favorite book. Designs can be inspired by the book’s story, characters, illustrations or more and must be drawn in black ink or marker on the bookmark entry form available at Westchester Public Library.
“1st Source is excited to partner with the Westchester Public Library again this year,” said Tricia Lahey, 1st Source Banking Center Manager. “The Create-a-Bookmark contest inspires kids to read and use their creativity, two skills that will be important for their future success.”
Winners will be notified on or after July 31 and will be invited to attend an award ceremony on Monday, August 6 at 6:30 p.m. at the Westchester Public Library. Prizes will be awarded in two age categories: Grades 1-3 and 4-6. 1st Place winners in each category will receive a $25.00 gift card provided by 1st Source Bank as well as printed copies of their winning bookmark. 2nd and 3rd place winners will receive printed copies of their bookmarks and five Honorable Mention winners in each category will receive a special participation prize.
1st Source Corporation, parent company of 1st Source Bank, has assets of $4.37 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, 23 1st Source Bank Specialty Finance Group locations nationwide, eight Trust and Wealth Management locations and nine 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.  For more information, visit www.1stsource.com
Media contact: Angie Dvorak, (574) 235-2000