• Marquette Bank Kicks Off Sixth Annual School Supply Drive
    Local bank collects school supplies to help needy youth going back to school this Fall

    Orland Park, IL (July 14, 2014) –– Marquette Bank, a locally-owned neighborhood bank, launched its sixth annual Neighborhood School Supply Drive, collecting items including crayons, glue, spiral notebooks and backpacks, now through Aug. 9. All school supply donations will benefit students in need from neighboring communities and will be distributed through local schools and community organizations.

    “Marquette Bank is an avid supporter of education in the local community, providing a number of educational-related programs such as the scholarship fund, financial literacy courses and school supply drive,” Betty Kosky-Harn, Executive Vice President, said. “Donating school supplies to enable more students to excel in the classroom is just another way we support education and the students in our neighborhoods.”

    Customers, employees, neighbors and businesses can donate school supplies at any of Marquette Bank’s 22 locations now through Aug. 9. Marquette Bank is accepting donations of backpacks, binders, 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 22 bank locations through Aug. 9 as part of its Neighborhood School Supply Drive.  



    About Marquette Bank:     

    Marquette National Corporation is a $1.5 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 22 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. Connect with Marquette Bank on social media on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Tumblr. For more information visit: http://www.emarquettebank.com or call 1-888-254-9500.