Associated announces grand opening celebration for new branch in Appleton, Wis.


Appleton, Wis.-June 24, 2011- Associated Bank announced today the company's plans for celebrating the grand opening of its new branch located at 2175 S. Memorial Dr. in Appleton, Wis.

The grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony is scheduled for Monday, June 27 at 9:30 a.m. Mayor Timothy Hanna and fellow Appleton community ambassadors will be in attendance.

"As part of our continued commitment to the Appleton community, we are pleased to announce the opening of this new Associated Bank location," said Rick Bondowski, Regional Retail Director at Associated Northern region. "We appreciate all of our customers and hope to add to their overall banking experience." "We invite the community to join us for our grand opening celebration as well as the cookout."

Following the ceremony a cookout for all customers and community members will be held from 11 to 3 p.m.

Grand opening specials will be available for new customers of the branch. New customers who open a checking account at the Memorial Drive branch will receive a $50 cash bonus as well as the first order of Associated Bank logo checks. The promotion will run from June 27 through July 31, 2011.

About Associated Banc-Corp
Associated Banc-Corp (NASDAQ: ASBC) is one of the top 50 financial services holding companies operating in the United States. At December 31, 2010, Associated had total assets of $22 billion. Headquartered in Green Bay, Wis., Associated has approximately 280 banking locations serving more than 150 communities in Wisconsin, Illinois and Minnesota. The company offers a full range of banking services and other financial products and services. More information about Associated Banc-Corp is available at

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