EDEN PRAIRIE The Minnesota Bankers Association (MBA) recently recognized 21 Minnesota banks for their community involvement.
Citizens Bank Minnesota was among those honored for being instrumental in obtaining a historic preservation tax credit for the renovation and restoration of historic Grand Hotel. The tax credit will assist in restoring an old building with historic significance turning it into a regional hub for art and culture in New Ulm and the surrounding area.
MBA CEO/President Joe Witt congratulated the recipients and stated "Minnesota banks are the keystone of their communities. We created the Community Champion Recognition program to build awareness of the good things banks do to strengthen their communities. No industry does a better job of giving back to their communities than the banking industry, and the MBA is extremely proud to recognize these 21 exemplary banks."
The Minnesota Bankers Association is the state's largest trade association devoted exclusively to the representation of commercial banks. The MBA was founded in 1889 and represents 95 percent of Minnesota's chartered banks. The MBA is proud to support our member banks as they work to ensure vital communities throughout the state.