Great American Bancorp, Inc. Stock to Begin Trading on the Nasdaq SmallCap Market on Monday, April 23, 2001

Apr 20, 2001, 01:00 ET from Great American Bancorp, Inc.

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill., April 20 /PRNewswire Interactive Press Release/ -- Great
 American Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: GTPS), the holding company for First Federal
 Savings Bank of Champaign-Urbana, today announced that its stock would begin
 trading on the Nasdaq SmallCap Market on Monday, April 23, 2001.  The
 Company's stock currently trades on the Nasdaq National Market under the
 symbol "GTPS" and will continue to trade on the Nasdaq SmallCap Market under
 the symbol "GTPS."  The move to the Nasdaq SmallCap Market resulted from
 having a public float below the required minimum of 750,000 shares.
     First Federal Savings Bank of Champaign-Urbana is headquartered in
 Champaign, Illinois, and operates through its administrative/branch office in
 Champaign and through two other full service branches located in Champaign and
 Urbana.  The Bank, through its subsidiary, Park Avenue Service Corporation,
 also provides full service brokerage activities through a third-party
 broker-dealer, Scout Brokerage Services, Inc., and sells insurance products
 through the GTPS Insurance Agency.  The Bank's deposits are insured by the
 Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
 
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SOURCE Great American Bancorp, Inc.
    CHAMPAIGN, Ill., April 20 /PRNewswire Interactive Press Release/ -- Great
 American Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: GTPS), the holding company for First Federal
 Savings Bank of Champaign-Urbana, today announced that its stock would begin
 trading on the Nasdaq SmallCap Market on Monday, April 23, 2001.  The
 Company's stock currently trades on the Nasdaq National Market under the
 symbol "GTPS" and will continue to trade on the Nasdaq SmallCap Market under
 the symbol "GTPS."  The move to the Nasdaq SmallCap Market resulted from
 having a public float below the required minimum of 750,000 shares.
     First Federal Savings Bank of Champaign-Urbana is headquartered in
 Champaign, Illinois, and operates through its administrative/branch office in
 Champaign and through two other full service branches located in Champaign and
 Urbana.  The Bank, through its subsidiary, Park Avenue Service Corporation,
 also provides full service brokerage activities through a third-party
 broker-dealer, Scout Brokerage Services, Inc., and sells insurance products
 through the GTPS Insurance Agency.  The Bank's deposits are insured by the
 Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
 
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