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March 16, 2012

HCB Earns Highest 5-Star Superior Safety Rating!

March 2012:  Hastings City Bank, Hastings, Michigan is proud to be recognized as a 5-Star Superior bank by the nation’s leading bank rating and research firm, BAUERFINANCIAL, Inc.,A 5-Star rating indicates that Hastings City Bank is one of the strongest banks in the nation. Among other factors, to earn this rating Hastings City Bank must not only report impressive capital levels, but also an enviable loan portfolio with negligible levels of delinquent loans. In fact, Hastings City Bank has earned a recommended rating (5-Stars or 4-Stars) for the last 12 consecutive quarters.

Karen L. Dorway, president of BAUERFINANCIAL, would like to congratulate the entire team at Hastings City Bank. “Under the leadership of Mr. Mark A. Kolanowski, CEO, Hastings City Bank is one of the U.S. banks that evokes an image of a brighter banking future for our communities. That’s good news regardless of your age and income bracket.”

Hastings City Bank first opened its doors in 1886 and has proudly been serving its local communities ever since. It operates through conveniently located offices in Bellevue, Caledonia, Hastings, Middleville, Nashville and Wayland and can be found on the internet at

Hastings City Bank:…meeting customer needs, exceeding expectations.

BAUERFINANCIAL, 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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