FirstMerit Lights Up Akron Headquarters with 'ZIPS' Down East Side of Tower

Dec 17, 2010, 10:00 ET from FirstMerit Corporation

AKRON, Ohio, Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ --

WHEN: Friday, December 17 through Wednesday, December 22, 2010, from dusk to dawn.

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WHERE: East side (Main St.) of FirstMerit Tower, 106 S. Main St., Akron, OH 44308


  • Celebrating the national champion University of Akron Zips men's soccer team and their NCAA College Cup win.
  • Each of the letters Z, I and P are 70 feet or five floors high. The letter S is 84 feet or six floors high.
  • FirstMerit invites everyone in Northeast Ohio to celebrate the Zips on exciting championship season.


  • FirstMerit Tower will boldly display ZIPS against the night sky from dusk to dawn every night between December 16 and December 22.


FirstMerit Corporation (Nasdaq: FMER) is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Akron, Ohio, with assets of $14.4 billion as of September 30, 2010 and 207 banking offices and 213 ATMs in Ohio, Western Pennsylvania and the Chicago area. FirstMerit Corporation provides a complete range of banking and other financial services to consumers and businesses through its core operations. Principal wholly-owned subsidiaries include: FirstMerit Bank, N.A., FirstMerit Mortgage Corporation, FirstMerit Title Agency, Ltd., and FirstMerit Community Development Corporation.

FirstMerit Corporation

Media Contact: Rob Townsend

Phone: 330.384.7075


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