Horizon donates to the City League of Northwest Indiana
Horizon Bank awarded 10 high school graduate scholarships totaling $ 10,000 to the Urban League of Northwest Indiana.
The donation was presented on June 9thNS, 2021 to the following recipients: Josiah Miller, Jade Murphy, Alyssa Noland, Amanda Werner, Peter Webb, Melia Gordon, Zahrya Grimes, Justyce Reed, Damaari Rozier and Mareeya Scully
“Higher education is a key component in helping our students thrive in their future careers,” said Dr. Vanessa Allen-McCloud, President and Chief Officer, Urban League of Northwest Indiana, Inc. “We are grateful that Horizon Bank is in the future of our youth. These scholarships will help make it easier for scholars to access college regardless of their field of study. “
“Here at Horizon we pride ourselves on doing our best when it comes to community service,” said Kenneth Whisenton, Community Reinvestment Act Officer at Horizon Bank. “Not only have these students mastered the challenges of COVID learning and earned great merit, but they have also emerged as sincere community leaders. It was an insurmountable joy to recognize well-deserved students for their relentless hard work and dedication to their education and communities. “
The National Urban League is a historic civil rights and urban advocacy organization that advocates economic empowerment, equality, and social justice. The organization has 90 member organizations serving 300 communities and provides services that promote economic empowerment and directly affect and improve the lives of millions of people across the country.
To learn more about the Urban League of Northwest Indiana visit their website at https://www.urbanleagueofnwi.org/
About the Horizon Bank
Horizon Bancorp is a locally owned, independent commercial banking holding company serving Indiana and Michigan through its commercial banking subsidiary, Horizon Bank. Horizon also offers mortgage banking services across the Midwest. Horizon Bancorp is available online at www.horizonbank.com. Its common stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol HBNC.