First Financial celebrates new location in Colerain Twp.

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Cincinnati, OH – Dec. 6, 2016 – First Financial hosted local residents, community leaders and First Financial associates for a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016 in celebration of the grand opening of its new Northgate banking center located at 3669 Springdale Road in Colerain Township. First Financial previously had a location at 3530 Springdale Road.

“We had been searching for an area with better visibility, easier access and a larger footprint to expand the size of our Northgate banking center and to add additional parking and drive thru lanes.” says, Art Hammond, Cincinnati Regional Market Manager.

First Financial’s new prototype banking center and office complex opened to serve clients on November 21, 2016 and is one of 41 First Financial banking centers located throughout the Greater Cincinnati area, adding to the more than 100 throughout Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky.

The Bank, which opened its first location in Hamilton in 1863 employs the majority of its more than 1,400 associates in Greater Cincinnati and, recently celebrated is 104th consecutive quarter of profitability.

“With the recent developments in this area and the future development just across the street we felt this was the perfect opportunity to build a new prototype banking center.  We are very excited about the future in Northgate." Hammond says.

In addition to the opening, First Financial presented a check to HCKids which is dedicated to finding loving, devoted and supportive forever families for the children available for adoption in Hamilton County foster care. The check of $5,250 will be used to purchase gift cards to give to young adults in HCKids for the holidays. In addition, First Financial is providing presents this holiday season as it is also sponsoring 25 younger children in HCKids.

For more information about First Financial, please visit www.facebook.com/firstfinancialbank or www.bankatfirst.com. For more information about HCKids, please visit www.hckids.org