Associated Banc-Corp donates more than $1,000,000 to the United Way

Associated Banc-Corp donates more than $1,000,000 to the United Way

GREEN BAY, Wis. - Nov. 2, 2011 - Associated Banc-Corp (NASDAQ: ASBC) today announced contributions totaling $1,001,367 to the United Way. The donations, raised through a combination of personal contributions by Associated employees, internal events and corporate support, are part of the company's annual workplace giving campaign.

"Associated is thrilled to support the United Way, and this year we've really been able to surpass our expectations," said Philip Flynn, President and CEO for Associated Banc-Corp. "We strive to meet our community's local needs by becoming involved with great organizations such as the United Way. Associated is dedicated to strengthening our communities through focused corporate giving and employee volunteerism efforts that help our friends, our colleagues and our neighbors."

Associated has a long history of investing in its communities through charitable contributions, sponsorships, workplace giving, and volunteerism. This year, in addition to raising money, Associated colleagues donated more than 780 hours of their time to the campaign by volunteering with United Way sponsored agencies through the company's annual "Days of Caring."

"This year our colleagues surpassed last year's contributions by almost $100,000," said Donna Smith, Executive Vice President and Head of Commercial Middle Market and Regional Banking and Associated's Corporate United Way Campaign Chair. "We are very proud of our colleagues and the results of our 2011 campaign. The amount of good service we can provide with this contribution throughout our communities is tremendous."

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

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