• Marquette Bank Kicks Off School Supply Drive to Benefit Local Youth

    Local bank is collecting school supplies to help needy families in neighboring schools

    Orland Park, IL (July 15, 2013) –– Marquette Bank, a locally-owned neighborhood bank, launched its annual Neighborhood School Supply Drive today, and will be collecting items including crayons, glue, spiral notebooks and backpacks, which will be donated to students in need from neighboring communities. The collected items will be distributed through local schools and community organizations.

    “Our annual Neighborhood School Supply Drive helps to ensure that our neighborhood students have the basic supplies needed to excel in the classroom,” Betty Kosky-Harn, Executive Vice President, said. “As a neighborhood bank, we know how important it is to support local students and prepare them for the upcoming school year.”

    Customers, employees, neighbors and businesses can donate school supplies at any of Marquette Bank’s 23 locations now through Aug. 9, 2013. Marquette Bank is accepting donations of backpacks, binders, boxes of tissue, calculators, colored pencils, crayons, dictionaries, erasers, flash cards, folders, glue sticks, hand sanitizer, highlighters, paper towels, pens/pencils, rulers, sanitary wipes, scissors, spiral notebooks, washable markers and other general school supplies.

    The Neighborhood School Supply Drive is part of Marquette Bank’s Neighborhood Commitment, in which the bank focuses each quarter on a different area of need: shelter, hunger, education and health/wellness. For more information about Marquette Bank and its Neighborhood Commitment, visit www.emarquettebank.com/neighborhood or call 1-888-254-9500.


    Photo Caption: Marquette Bank is accepting donations of school supply items at all 23 bank locations through Aug. 9 as part of its Neighborhood School Supply Drive.






    About Marquette Bank:    

    Marquette National Corporation is a $1.6 billion diversified financial holding company for Marquette Bank. Marquette Bank has been a locally owned and operated bank providing personalized banking service since 1945. Marquette Bank is a full-service, customer-focused neighborhood bank that serves the financial needs of Chicagoland communities, offering an extensive line of financial products including retail banking, home financing, trust services and business banking. Marquette Bank has a lending portfolio of almost $1 billion in Chicagoland and offers home mortgages, multifamily lending, commercial mortgages, lines of credit, commercial real estate loans and small business lending. Marquette Bank regularly offers free financial literacy and education seminars, workshops and classes to customers, schools, senior groups, community organizations and local residents including personal financial and home buyer education classes. Marquette Bank has 23 retail branches located in Chicago, Aurora, Bolingbrook, Bridgeview, Evergreen Park, Hickory Hills, Lemont, New Lenox, Oak Lawn, Oak Forest, Orland Park, Romeoville and Summit, Illinois. Marquette Bank provides customers mobile banking, online banking and telephone banking options and free access to over 55,000 Allpoint and Starsf ATMs worldwide.

    Marquette Bank is an Equal Opportunity Lender, Equal Housing Lender and Member FDIC. Follow Marquette Bank on Twitter or like the Bank on Facebook for special offers and news. For more information visit: http://www.emarquettebank.com or call 1-888-254-9500.