Associated Bank celebrates 10 years on Main Street in Merrill

Associated Bank celebrates 10 years on Main Street in Merrill

MERRILL, Wis.- May 18, 2012 - Associated Bank, part of Associated Banc-Corp (NASDAQ: ASBC), will celebrate 10 years at the Main Street location in the Merrill Wis. on May 25, 2012 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Associated will host a celebration commemorating the bank's appreciation for its customers and community. For more than 50 years, Associated has supported numerous local Merrill community organizations through in-kind support, including the Merrill Area United Way, Chamber of Commerce, Haven and the Lincoln County Humane Society.

"We love that we have such deep roots in this community-one with such strong core values," said Jo Waltenberg, Bank Manager at the Merrill branch location. "Our employees have witnessed the growth and development of the community and have seen the vast positive impacts this community has had on its citizens. We are proud to be a part of the Merrill community."

"I congratulate and recognize our Merrill office for stellar service to the community," said Erin McCormick, District Manager, Associated Bank. "Our local leadership and colleagues have been providing quality service to their hometown friends and neighbors and I want to thank them for their commitment. At the core of our pride and appreciation, are the wonderful customers we serve every day. They have supported us over these past 10 years."

The celebration will consist of a tailgate party where food and beverages will be provided at no cost. Additionally, everyone is invited to participate in a drawing to win prizes and a silent auction featuring donated gift baskets from local businesses. All donations and proceeds will benefit the "Veterans Memorial Garden" at St Francis Xavier Cemetery. All are welcome to attend the event.

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

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