MUNDELEIN, Ill. - January 11, 2013 - Associated Bank recently contributed $2,000 to the Special Recreation Association of Central Lake County (SRACLC) Foundation, a nonprofit organization that provides year-round community based recreation services to individuals with disabilities and their families.
"The Special Recreation Association of Central Lake County Foundation Board is extremely thankful for the donation from Associated Bank," said Carolyn Chambers, Foundation Trustee for Special Recreation Association of Central Lake County. "The funds will be used to support the foundations mission of helping serve individuals with special needs and disabilities. Additionally, funding will go towards helping SRACLC's local Special Olympics year-round training programs, financial aid for youth and teens to attend SRACLC's Summer Day Camp and purchasing a new 15 passenger wheel chair accessible bus."
Associated provides financial support through charitable donations to non-profit organizations throughout its footprint which help create and sustain healthy communities. Associated prioritizes charitable giving with a strategic focus on economic development, health and human services, education, environment and arts & culture.
"At Associated we believe our communities are better places to live and work as a result of the combined efforts of individuals and businesses working together to reach their full potential," said Andrew Ruehl, vice president, corporate social responsibility manager. "We strive to meet our community's local needs by becoming involved with great organizations such as the Special Recreation Association of Central Lake County, and lend a helpful hand to address the challenges our communities face."
In addition to monetary contributions to non-profit organizations, Associated seeks creative ways to make non-monetary donations, such as used equipment, facility use and other resources to benefit our community partners.
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 more than 250 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 an Equal Housing Lender, Equal Opportunity Lender and Member FDIC. More information about Associated Banc-Corp is available at www.associatedbank.com.
About Special Recreation Association of Central Lake County
The Special Recreation Association of Central Lake County was formed in 1976 as a cooperative effort of Member Agencies with the purpose to provide year round community based recreation services to individuals with disabilities and their families. Member Agencies provide the primary source of operational revenue through a property tax levy available to park districts and municipalities who have entered into a cooperative agreement, or through a general fund.
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