For Immediate Release
HOLLAND, Mich. (March 24, 2017) – Macatawa Bank is pleased to announce it has received the distinguished United Way Community Builder Award, as well as the Joe Martella Above and Beyond Award.
Fifty Ottawa county organizations were specifically recognized and received special campaign awards for strong employee participation in making the United Way campaign successful. Of these companies, only seven received the distinguished Community Builder Award. In order to receive this award, companies must exceed in five criteria established by the United Way, which are; an increase of employee giving from the previous year, at least $175 average gift per donor, 50% or more participation in campaign giving, employee volunteer involvement and three or more employees giving at the Lighthouse Leadership Circle level ($500 and above).
In addition, Macatawa Bank was awarded the Joe Martella Above & Beyond Employee Campaign Coordinator Award. This award is granted each year to the company whose campaign coordinators go “above and beyond” to make the United Way campaign successful within their companies.
“We are proud that the employees of Macatawa Bank continue to be some of the most committed and involved people in our community. Receiving this award demonstrates once again that the employees of Macatawa Bank will contribute financial support to, and remain personally involved in, community initiatives that mirror our values and ideals,” said Ronald Haan, Macatawa Bank’s President and Chief Executive Officer.
Macatawa Bank was honored on March 23 at the Live United Celebration in Holland.
It is the fourth consecutive year the community bank has received the Community Builder Award.
About Macatawa Bank
Headquartered in Holland, Mich., Macatawa Bank offers a full range of banking, retail and commercial lending, wealth management and ecommerce services to individuals, businesses and governmental entities from a network of 26 full-service branches located throughout communities in Kent, Ottawa and northern Allegan counties. The bank is recognized for its local management team and decision making, along with providing customers excellent service, a rewarding experience and superior financial products. Macatawa Bank has been recognized for the past six consecutive years as “West Michigan’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For”. For more information, visit www.macatawabank.com.
About Greater Ottawa County United Way
Greater Ottawa County United Way supports, develops and implements a range of impact solutions that improve lives and create stronger communities. United Way works with organizations, community partners and supporters to create the building blocks of a better life for all by focusing on four impact areas: education, health, financial stability and basic needs. Through four initiatives, they work to address these needs. For more information, visit: www.ottawaunitedway.org.
For additional information contact:
Jodi Sevigny, Vice President, Marketing Director
Macatawa Bank, 10753 Macatawa Drive; Holland MI 49424
P: 877.820.2265 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
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