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March 31, 2010

HCB Earns Highest 5-Star Superior Safety Rating!

Hastings City Bank Achieves Highest Rating


Media Release

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To the Editor:

Hastings City Bank Achieves Highest Rating

March 2010:  In these tough economic times, it is important to know there are financial institutions that are strong, secure, and ready and able to assist their communities. Hastings City Bank, Hastings, Michigan is one such institution – dedicated to getting Main Street back on its feet. Since it exhibits overall financial superiority in such areas as: capital adequacy, delinquent loan levels and profitability, BAUERFINANCIAL, Inc., Coral Gables, Florida is proud to bestow its highest 5-Star Superior rating upon Hastings City Bank.  “The unstable economic picture, both on Wall Street and on Main Street, makes it all the more important to recognize those financial institutions that are strong and stable,” remarks Karen L. Dorway, president of BAUERFINANCIAL. “The institutions that played by the rules and did not compromise their lending standards are the same institutions that stand ready to help build the economy back up. Hastings City Bank is an excellent example of this community spirit.” Established in 1886, Hastings City Bank has been serving the banking needs of its neighbors and friends for 124 years. It operates through six conveniently located offices in Bellevue, Caledonia, Hastings, Middleville, Nashville and Wayland and can be found on the internet at Hasti.ngs City Bank: “We’re committed to providing and maintaining the personal, hometown service that has been our hallmark since 1886.”  BAUERFINANCIAL, INC., Coral Gables, Florida, the nation’s leading independent bank and credit union rating and research firm, has been reporting on and analyzing the performance of U.S. banks and credit unions since 1983. No institution pays BauerFinancial to rate it, nor can any choose to be excluded. Consumers may obtain star-ratings by visiting


BAUERFINANCIAL, INC. P.O. Box 143520, Coral Gables, FL 33114

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