Associated Bank awards $1,000 to Plover Whiting Youth Athletics

Associated Bank awards $1,000 to Plover Whiting Youth Athletics

STEVENS POINT, Wis.-December 1, 2011-Associated Bank awarded $1,000 to Plover Whiting Youth Athletics as a result of their participation in a checking account promotion that ran through the fall.

For each Plover Whiting Youth Athletics supporter that opened a checking account in the Plover and Stevens Point branches, Associated Bank donated $75 to the organization.

The intent of this promotion was to enable Associated Bank to direct a greater level of financial contributions to the communities they serve.

"We are thankful to the Plover Whiting Youth Athletics and their supporters that took advantage of this special checking promotion, which in turn, gives money to their organization," said Mary Captain, Branch Manager, Associated Bank Plover branch.

Plover Whiting Youth Athletics provides an environment where children have fun learning the game of baseball, softball and football, and teaches children the values of teamwork, leadership, fair play, loyalty, and discipline. Plover Whiting Youth Athletics provides an outlet for healthy activity in an atmosphere of wholesome community participation, and is designed to enrich the lives of the children to help them in becoming responsible and successful adults.

Associated Bank additionally offers special financial services and programs in conjunction with local organizations and agencies to foster home ownership, economic growth and other facets of community development.

About Associated Banc-Corp
Associated Banc-Corp (NASDAQ: ASBC) has total assets of $22 billion and is one of the top 50 financial services holding companies operating in the United States. Headquartered in Green Bay, Wis., Associated has approximately 270 banking locations serving more than 150 communities throughout Wisconsin, Illinois and Minnesota. The company offers a full range of banking services and other financial products and services. Associated Bank, N.A. is a Member FDIC. More information about Associated Banc-Corp is available at www.associatedbank.com.

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