Associated Bank awards $3,460 to Discovery Center Museum

Associated Bank awards $3,460 to Discovery Center Museum

ROCKFORD, Ill.-December 12, 2011-Associated Bank awarded $3,460 to Discovery Center Museum as a result of their participation in a checking account promotion that ran through this fall.

For each supporter that opened a checking account in the Rockford area branches, Associated Bank donated $10 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 for the Discovery Center Museum and their supporters that took advantage of this special checking program, which in turn, gives money back to their organization," said David Larson, Branch Manager, Associated Bank Rockford.

Discovery Center is a non-profit children's science museum providing hands-on learning experiences for children and families, with the mission to create opportunities for joyful learning and discovery through hands-on experiences in the sciences and arts. The museum's exhibits and programs provide an enriching, challenging and fun environment designed to stimulate curiosity and to promote interest in science, math and the arts. Discovery Center is ranked as the number 4 Children's Museums in the Nation by Child magazine and as one of the top 10 in the National Geographic Society book, The 10 Best of Everything: Families.

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

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