First Financial Bank Opens New Full-Service Banking Location in College Hill

Cincinnati, Ohio – First Financial Bank (NASDAQ: FFBC); is pleased to announce the opening of the new College Hill banking center in Cincinnati, Ohio. The College Hill team moved into this new facility at the opening of the branch on Monday, March 26, 2018.

As a community focused bank that is significantly involved in the markets they serve, First Financial is excited to expand its presence in low- to moderate- income areas and increase access to financial services for the community. This location joins the company’s many banking centers already located in Hamilton County. This branch will offer lobby and drive thru hours of Monday-Thursday 9AM-5PM, Friday 9AM-6PM and Saturday 9AM-12PM. Located on the first floor at 1610 Marlowe Avenue, Suite 100, Cincinnati, Ohio, it provides full-service banking including 24-hour ATM accessibility.

"Our new College Hill branch is an investment in the community," said Roddell McCullough, Director of Community Development, First Financial. "At First Financial, we see it as our responsibility to enhance economic opportunities and build partnerships in the communities we serve. We have tremendous local employees who truly care about helping others through volunteering, financial education and charity work. We’re looking forward to bringing our client-centered approach in banking to College Hill."

First Financial will host its Grand Opening Celebration at the College Hill location at the end of April. A number of Bank management and staff representatives will be there to greet local residents and organizations and celebrate the opening. During the grand opening event there will be check presentations on behalf of First Financial Bank. The bank is also planning other community giveaways and donations to coincide with its grand opening.