Hillsboro, OH (August 30, 2011) — NCB, FSB (NCB) a federally chartered savings bank in Southern Ohio, will close its branch office located in the Blanchester Kroger Store in Blanchester, Ohio effective December 31, 2011. NCB, FSB (NCB) a federally chartered savings bank in Southern Ohio,will close its branch office located in the Blanchester Kroger Store in Blanchester, Ohio effective December 31, 2011.
“The closing of the Blanchester Kroger Branch will not affect banking customers and their accounts, and they will not need to take any action due to the closing,” stated Deb Jones, NCB Ohio Co-President. “We look forward to serving our Blanchester customers at our Wilmington and Fayetteville branch locations, or for greater convenience on our online banking platform.”
While the location will be closing, all NCB employee’s working at the Blanchester Kroger will be relocated to another branch office. “Our customers will be able to continue working with their personal customer service representatives at one of NCB's four other local branch offices,” stated Ms. Jones.
NCB remains dedicated to the Blanchester community and will continue its Smart Savers Program at the Blanchester schools. The SMART Savers program offers students a savings account specifically designed for children 18 years of age and under. Students in grades first through fifth are able to open a SMART Savers Savings Account and then on designated bank days, NCB representatives visit the schools to accept deposits.
NCB is dedicated to strengthening communities nationwide through the delivery of banking and financial services, complemented by a special focus on cooperative expansion and economic development. Headquartered in Washington, DC, the Bank has offices in Alaska, California, New York, Ohio and Virginia. To learn more, visit www.ncb.coop, National Cooperative Bank on Facebook, or on Twitter @coopbanking.
The NCB Financial Group consists of the Congressionally-chartered National Consumer Cooperative Bank (NCCB) and NCB, FSB, a federally insured savings bank wholly owned by NCCB. The NCB Financial Group provides financial products and services for the nation's cooperatives, their members, and socially responsible organizations.
The NCB Financial Group also works in a strategic alliance with NCB Capital Impact, a non-profit Community Development Financial Institution created under the same act of Congress as NCCB with particular focus on impacting low and moderate income communities.