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1st Source Bank Donates $25,000 to Hospice at Home and Lory's Place

09/11/2012
St. Joseph, MI – 1st Source Bank has donated $25,000 to Hospice at Home and Lory’s Place. Of the donation, $20,000 has been directed to Lakeland HealthCare’s affiliate, Hospice at Home, to assist with the construction of a new hospice residence facility. Additionally, $5,000 has been donated to Lory’s Place, to assist with their children’s support groups.
 
“1st Source is a strong supporter of Hospice at Home and Lory’s Place,” said Kim Richardson, 1st Source Banking Center Manager. “We’re glad to make these donations to strengthen the positive impact they have on people in our community.”
 
Richardson joined, Jeff Hannan, 1st Source Business Development Specialist, and Maria Kibler, 1st Source Private Banker, in presenting Hospice at Home’s donation to David Burghart, President of Lakeland Health Foundations and Linda Beushausen, VP of Life Transitions and Advance Healthcare Planning at Lakeland HealthCare and CEO of Hospice at Home. Richardson and Hannan also presented the Lory’s Place donation to Lisa Bartoszek, Director of Bereavement.
 
About 1st Source
1st Source Corporation, parent company of 1st Source Bank, has assets of $4.49 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, nine 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.
 
About Hospice at Home
Hospice at Home, a Lakeland HealthCare affiliate, provides quality care to people adjusting to living with a serious illness, as well as to people facing death, anticipating the death of a loved one, or healing their grief after the death of a loved one. Services are provided to patients and their families regardless of the patients' diagnosis, treatment choices, or ability to pay.
 
Hospice at Home places an emphasis on the emotional, social, and spiritual needs of those who need care and those receiving support services in Berrien, Cass, Van Buren, and Allegan counties. For more information on Hospice at Home, visit www.hospiceathomecares.org or call (269) 429-7100.
 
About Lory’s Place
Lory’s Place, a grief healing center of Hospice at Home, a Lakeland HealthCare affiliate, provides tools to help children and adults cope with death, begin the healing process and ultimately adjust to the new normal of life in the healthiest way possible. Since opening on November 15, 2004, thousands of children from Allegan, Berrien, Cass and Van Buren counties in Michigan, as well as from Elkhart and South Bend in Indiana, have taken the courageous step of accessing the bereavement resource services of Lory’s Place. 
 
With professional bereavement staff and trained volunteers, Lory’s Place provides regularly scheduled age-appropriate support group sessions that allow children and adults to interact with peers who have suffered similar loss. There is no charge for the services that Lory’s Place provides. For more information on Lory’s Place, visit www.lorysplace.org or call (269) 983-2707.
 
Media contact: Angie Dvorak, (574) 235-2000
 
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