Exciting First Federal Announcement!
DOVER, OHIO - FFD Financial Corporation (OTC: FFDF). FFD, parent company of First Federal Community Bank, National Association, today announced that First Federal has signed a purchase agreement for 302 E. Third Street, Uhrichsville, OH with the intent to build a new branch location by Spring, 2019. In the interim, First Federal has applied for regulatory approval and plans to open an office at 202 E. Third Street, Uhrichsville, OH this Fall.
“We are very excited about this opportunity to expand our Tuscarawas County presence” said Trent Troyer, President & CEO of First Federal. “During our recent strategic planning process, we evaluated additional opportunities to bring quality community banking to the people of Tuscarawas County. The Uhrichsville community is a vital area whose core values of hard work and tradition align with First Federal’s. Therefore, it was a natural fit that we would chose to expand our services in this market. Our experience with individuals and businesses in the Uhrichsville-Dennison area has been tremendous, and we are appreciative of the customers that have chosen to bank with us and are eager to welcome new customers in the area into the First Federal family!”
Sally O’Donnell, Senior Vice President started her banking career as a teller at the Uhrichsville Office of United Bank. “It seems like just yesterday that I started my career in banking” said O’Donnell. “I am very excited to see my career come full circle back to the community where I started in banking.” Sally is in charge of all of First Federal’s branch locations and will be responsible for this newest office for the Bank.
First Federal offers a wide array of online banking services including account origination, online bill pay and direct deposit. With our Mobile App your account information is always at your fingertips. We also offer reimbursement for foreign ATM fees through our Kasasa Cash account; making banking with us your FIRST choice! For more information concerning our banking services, visit our website at firstfed.com or contact us at 922-4444. We look forward to serving you!
FFD Financial Corporation is traded on the Over the Counter Markets under the symbol FFDF. First Federal Community Bank has full service offices in downtown Dover, downtown New Philadelphia, on the Boulevard in Dover, in Sugarcreek Berlin, and in Mt. Hope. First Federal earned a Bauer Financial 5-Star Superior rating, denoting the highest level of strength, safety, and performance. FFD maintains an interactive web site at firstfed.com.
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First Federal Community Bank Earns Bauer's Elite 5-Star Rating
BAUERFINANCIAL Inc., Coral Gables, Florida announces that First Federal Community Bank, N.A., Dover, Ohio has once again earned its coveted 5-Star Superior rating. Earning and sustaining Bauer's highest rating for the most recent 79th consecutive quarters, First Federal Community Bank has also put itself in the top 10% which carries with it the added designation of "Sustained Superiority".
"A 5-Star rating indicates that First Federal Community Bank is one of the strongest banks in the nation, excelling in such areas as capital, loan quality, profitability and much more. Earning the Sustained Superiority designation proves that First Federal Community Bank has been getting it right for a long time," expressed Karen L. Dorway, president of Bauer Financial, the nation's bank rating firm.
"BauerFinancial has been touting the benefits and mainstays of community banks since its inception in 1983," Dorway continues. "I am thrilled to be able to say that the January 2016 issue of Consumer Reports agrees. According to its own surveys, Consumer Reports concluded that smaller banks are best for personal service as they 'tend to focus more on relationships'; over three-quarters of respondents indicated they were' highly satisfied' in the CR survey."
First Federal Community Bank is no exception. Established in 1898, it has been tuned in to its customers' needs for 118 years.
Text Message Scam Alert
First Federal Community Bank has been made aware of a scam in which our customers are receiving text messages stating their debit card has been temporarily frozen. The customer is then directed to call the card services line. This is a scam. This text message is not from First Federal. Please contact us at 330.364.7777 if you have responded to this text and provided your card number.
Fraudulent Phone Calls to Customers
First Federal Community Bank has been made aware that our customers are receiving automated phone calls stating their debit card has been deactivated or locked. The message then directs the customer to 'press 1' to continue. This is a scam and should be ignored. Please do not disclose any account or personal information. If you have further questions or concerns, please contact one of our banking offices.
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