Clyde Resident Wins First Financial’s 150th Anniversary Online Bill Payment Contest

October 2, 2013

Bill Pay Contest Winner

L-R:Tyler Missig (sales support specialist), Nicol Waugh (sales support specialist, Susan Delgarbino and Becky Huffman (sales center manager)

Clyde, OH –First Financial Bank is happy to announce the winner of its 150th anniversary online bill payment contest. With more than 50,000 entries from clients in Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky, Clyde resident Susan DelGarbino was selected as the winner of $1,500.

“What an exciting time for our clients, community and the bank,” said Becky Huffman, First Financial banking center manager. “First Financial has been helping clients on their path to success for 150 years. We are thrilled our contest winner is from Clyde and wish Susan continued financial success for years to come.”

“I’ve been banking with First Financial for more than 18 years and couldn’t be more excited to win,” said DelGarbino. “Paying my bills online is really convenient and helps me keep my financial life organized. And this month, my bank account got a boost thanks to online bill payment and First Financial Bank.”

First Financial clients had the opportunity to enter the contest by adding and paying a new bill payment during the contest period, August 5 through September 2. The winner was selected at random to receive a reimbursement of all bills added and paid during the month of August, up to $1,500.

“I bank at First Financial because of the excellent service provided by the local team,” DelGarbino continued. “I’m excited to share that I intend to put my winnings towards starting a small business venture selling my special homemade sauce, Susie’s Sassy Sauce, which is sure to spice up any recipe.”

First Financial’s Clyde banking center is located at 137 West Buckeye Street. For more information about the bank’s products and services, call (419) 547-1981. For more information about First Financial and it’s 150 year history, visit www.bankatfirst.com/150 or www.facebook.com/firstfinancialbank.

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About First Financial Bancorp
First Financial Bancorp is a Cincinnati, Ohio based bank holding company. As of June 30, 2013, the Company had $6.3 billion in assets, $4.0 billion in loans, $4.8 billion in deposits and $695 million in shareholders’ equity. The Company’s subsidiary, First Financial Bank, N.A., founded in 1863, provides banking and financial services products through its three lines of business: commercial, retail and wealth management. The commercial and retail units provide traditional banking services to business and consumer clients. First Financial Wealth Management provides wealth planning, portfolio management, trust and estate, brokerage and retirement plan services and had approximately $2.5 billion in assets under management as of June 30, 2013. The Company’s strategic operating markets are located in Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky where it operates 110 banking centers. Additional information about the Company, including its products, services and banking locations is available at www.bankatfirst.com.