Fifth Third Bank Opens its 188th Branch in Chicagoland Today

Jan 13, 2012, 17:53 ET from Fifth Third Bank Chicago

CHICAGO, Jan. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Fifth Third Bank Chicago opened its 188th banking center in Chicagoland.  The new financial center is located at 11850 S. Marshfield, and is near the Morgan Park and Beverly communities.  The financial center telephone number is 773-981-9121.

Over 35 people attended a ribbon cutting event that enjoyed attendance of bank employees and local business, community, police and fire representatives.  "We are so happy to be in this community," said Jamaal Webster, financial center manager.  "Fifth Third is a strong community bank dedicated to being the bank people most value and trust and a participatory member of the communities we serve."

After the ribbon cutting a check presentation was made with Fifth Third Bank donating $1,000 to the Morgan Park High School.  Dr. Remy Washington, Asst. Principal, Morgan Park High School, accepted the donation and thanked the bank for opening their doors and offering their support for local area children.

"Fifth Third's ongoing support of the community is years long and well established," Alderwoman Carrie Austin (34th Ward) said at the ribbon cutting event.

About Fifth Third Bank

Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.  The Company has $111 billion in assets and operates 15 affiliates with 1,316 full-service Banking Centers, including 103 Bank Mart® locations open seven days a week inside select grocery stores and 2,456 ATMs in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Florida, Tennessee, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Missouri, Georgia and North Carolina. Fifth Third operates four main businesses: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending, and Investment Advisors. Fifth Third also has a 49% interest in Vantiv, LLC, formerly Fifth Third Processing Solutions, LLC. Fifth Third is among the largest money managers in the Midwest and, as of June 30, 2011, had $276 billion in assets under care, of which it managed $25 billion for individuals, corporations and not-for-profit organizations. Investor information and press releases can be viewed at Fifth Third's common stock is traded on the NASDAQ® Global Select Market under the symbol "FITB."

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