First Midwest Annual Shareholders Meeting and Presentation

Apr 16, 2001, 01:00 ET from First Midwest Bancorp, Inc.

    ITASCA, Ill., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- First Midwest Bancorp, Inc.
 (Nasdaq: FMBI) will hold its Annual Shareholders Meeting on Wednesday, April
 25, 2001, at 9:00 am CDT at the Sheraton Hotel, Elk Grove Village, Illinois.
 After conducting the business as described in the 2001 Annual Shareholders
 Meeting Proxy Statement, Robert P. O'Meara, Chairman and Chief Executive
 Officer, will make a brief presentation on the Company's results of operations
 for the year ended December 31, 2000 and the three months ended March 31,
 2001.  (Results of operation for the three months ended March 31, 2001 are
 expected to be released before the market open on April 18, 2001 -- see press
 release dated April 11, 2001).
     The results of the Annual Shareholders Meeting and presentation materials
 will be available for viewing in the Investor Relations section on the
 Company's website, http://www.firstmidwest.com , on April 25, 2001 at
 approximately 1:00 pm CDT and for 7 days thereafter.
     With assets of approximately $6 billion, First Midwest is the largest
 independent and one of the overall largest banking companies in the highly
 attractive suburban Chicago banking market.  As the premier independent
 suburban Chicago banking company, First Midwest provides commercial banking,
 trust, investment management, mortgage and related financial services to a
 broad array of customers through 73 offices located in more than 40
 communities primarily in northern Illinois.
 
 

SOURCE First Midwest Bancorp, Inc.
    ITASCA, Ill., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- First Midwest Bancorp, Inc.
 (Nasdaq: FMBI) will hold its Annual Shareholders Meeting on Wednesday, April
 25, 2001, at 9:00 am CDT at the Sheraton Hotel, Elk Grove Village, Illinois.
 After conducting the business as described in the 2001 Annual Shareholders
 Meeting Proxy Statement, Robert P. O'Meara, Chairman and Chief Executive
 Officer, will make a brief presentation on the Company's results of operations
 for the year ended December 31, 2000 and the three months ended March 31,
 2001.  (Results of operation for the three months ended March 31, 2001 are
 expected to be released before the market open on April 18, 2001 -- see press
 release dated April 11, 2001).
     The results of the Annual Shareholders Meeting and presentation materials
 will be available for viewing in the Investor Relations section on the
 Company's website, http://www.firstmidwest.com , on April 25, 2001 at
 approximately 1:00 pm CDT and for 7 days thereafter.
     With assets of approximately $6 billion, First Midwest is the largest
 independent and one of the overall largest banking companies in the highly
 attractive suburban Chicago banking market.  As the premier independent
 suburban Chicago banking company, First Midwest provides commercial banking,
 trust, investment management, mortgage and related financial services to a
 broad array of customers through 73 offices located in more than 40
 communities primarily in northern Illinois.
 
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