LAKEWOOD, Ohio, April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- First Federal Lakewood, the largest independent mutual bank headquartered in Ohio, is encouraging customers to go paperless in honor of Arbor Day on April 24. The bank will make a donation to plant one tree on behalf of each customer who converts from a paper-based account statement to an eStatement between April 24 and July 15, 2015. First Federal Lakewood is supporting the planting of trees through the Arbor Day Foundation.
By switching to free and secure eStatements for checking, savings and mortgage loan accounts, First Federal Lakewood customers avoid the clutter of traditional paper statements and enjoy the ease and convenience of the bank's Online Banking solutions.
"The tree has been our logo since we opened our doors eighty years ago, and investing in our planet by planting trees on behalf of our customers is a direct reflection of who we are as a mutual bank," said Thomas J. Fraser, president and CEO of First Federal Lakewood. "We are continually finding new ways to partner with our customers to re-invest in the neighborhoods where we all live, work and play, and this Arbor Day campaign allows us to extend our impact to our global community as well."
According to the Arbor Day Foundation, the trees planted in National Forests as a result of the campaign will sustain wildlife, restore a valuable resource, and replace those lost to fire, insects, and disease.
For more information, visit a local branch or FFL.net/plantatree
About First Federal Lakewood
First Federal Lakewood is the largest independent mutual bank headquartered in Ohio with assets of nearly $1.6 billion. With 18 full-service branch locations and 12 mortgage lending offices throughout Ohio, First Federal Lakewood provides deposit, lending, residential mortgage lending, cash management and investment services to individuals and businesses. Since 1935, First Federal Lakewood has been a stable community owned bank committed to deploying funds that foster local economic growth. FFL.net
About Arbor Day Foundation
Arbor Day Foundation is a million member nonprofit conservation and education organization with the mission to inspire people to plant, nurture and celebrate trees. More information is available at arborday.org.
SOURCE First Federal Lakewood