Defiance, OH, December 22, 2022: As part of their movement designed to foster kindness, “Powered By (kind) People. Fueled By You.”, Premier Bank has awarded more than $110,000 in community support to 55 organizations in the Toledo market throughout 2022. These community partners share in the Bank’s dedication and passion for spreading kindness, doing good and making our communities stronger.

“Giving back to our local communities and spreading kindness in the places that we call home is at the heart of what we do,” said Joel Jerger, Toledo Market President, Premier Bank. “We truly value our relationships with our community partners and we’re appreciative of the work that they do to enrich the lives of families here in the Toledo market. We believe that working together we can make our community stronger.”

This community support includes, but is not limited to the following community partners:

  • Boys & Girls Club of Toledo for the sponsorship of Barefoot at the Beach
  • Stranahan Theater for the sponsorship of the 2022-2023 Season
  • Toledo Botanical Garden to support Toledo Grows
  • Toledo Museum of Art to support Black History Month
  • Wood County Plays to support New Playground


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About Premier Bank

Premier Bank, headquartered in Youngstown Ohio, operates 74 branches and 12 loan offices in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Pennsylvania and West Virginia (West Virginia office operates as Home Savings Bank) and serves clients through a team of wealth professionals dedicated to each community banking branch. The holding company for Premier Bank and First Insurance Group is Premier Financial Corp. (Nasdaq: PFC), headquartered in Defiance, Ohio. First Insurance Group is a full-service insurance agency with ten offices in Ohio. For more information, visit the company’s website at