United Community Financial Corp and Ohio Legacy Corp Merger Shareholder Election Deadline Approaching

YOUNGSTOWN & NORTH CANTON, Ohio--()--United Community Financial Corp. (Nasdaq: UCFC) parent company of The Home Savings and Loan Company (Home Savings), and Ohio Legacy Corp (OTC Pink: OLCB), parent company for Premier Bank & Trust, announced that the election deadline for Ohio Legacy shareholders to submit their election forms related to the proposed merger is 5:00 p.m. ET on January 27, 2017. Any inquiries regarding making an election should be addressed to the Information Agent, Georgeson LLC, at 888-219-8320 during the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. ET.

A Special Ohio Legacy Shareholder Meeting will be held on January 27, 2017, at 1:00 p.m., at Acute Care Solutions Education Center, 4565 Dressler Road, NW, Canton, Ohio 44718. The registration statement, which includes the proxy statement/prospectus and other related documents, was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and it may be obtained for free at the SEC’s website at sec.gov, the NASDAQ website at nasdaq.com and from either the United Community or Ohio Legacy websites at ir.ucfconline.com or ohiolegacycorp.com, respectively.

About United Community Financial Corp.

United Community Financial Corp. is a $2.2 billion holding company headquartered in Youngstown, Ohio. Home Savings is a wholly owned subsidiary of UCFC and operates 31 retail banking offices and 12 loan production centers in Ohio, western Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Additional information on UCFC, Home Savings and James & Sons Insurance may be found on the Company’s web site: ir.ucfconline.com.

About Ohio Legacy Corp.

Ohio Legacy Corp is a bank holding company with total assets of $320 million and four Premier Bank & Trust offices located in North Canton, Fairlawn and St. Clairsville, Ohio. Ohio Legacy Corp stock is quoted on the OTC Markets under the symbol OLCB. Additional financial information for the Company is available at www.ohiolegacycorp.com.

Contacts

Media Contact:
Home Savings
Kathy Bushway
Senior Vice President of Marketing
330-742-0638
kbushway@homesavings.com
or
Investor Contact:
Home Savings
Troy Adair
Treasurer
330-742-0472
tadair@homesavings.com

Contacts

Media Contact:
Home Savings
Kathy Bushway
Senior Vice President of Marketing
330-742-0638
kbushway@homesavings.com
or
Investor Contact:
Home Savings
Troy Adair
Treasurer
330-742-0472
tadair@homesavings.com