SHELBYVILLE, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--First Merchants Bank (NASDAQ:FRME) commenced the construction project for a second Shelbyville Banking Center on Friday, August 23rd. The new banking center is planned to open by the first quarter of 2014.
Mike Rechin, First Merchants Bank President and CEO, commented, “As a community bank, the health and well-being of our communities is foundational to business success. First Merchants Bank proudly invests in local communities throughout Indiana, and Shelbyville is a shining example of the benefit community investment brings. We are proud to support Shelbyville and Shelby County, serving as a growth leader in this market. Larry Lux and the entire Shelbyville Banking Center team are focused on providing community banking service that is legacy to First Merchants Bank.”