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Media Contact: Aimee Leeper, Marketing & Communications  |  (901) 529-4783  |  [email protected]

November 8, 2018

Veterans Day on November 11th is quickly approaching, a day to honor the brave men and women who served our country and celebrate them with the respect they deserve. We would like to recognize a new bank partner who is doing their part to protect elderly veterans in their community from theft, abuse and neglect through participation in our program.

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November 2, 2018

I am grateful and truly honored for the opportunity to lead CRA Partners. It is a privilege to work with such a wonderful team that is dedicated to helping our bank partners achieve their CRA goals.

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October 10, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 10, 2018

CRA Partners and the Senior Housing Crime Prevention Foundation have named David Lenoir as Chairman, President and CEO effective immediately.

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August 20, 2018

Today is Senior Citizens Day, a national holiday created to give back to seniors in our communities and to honor them for their contributions to our individual lives and society as a whole. For the banking industry, the day marks an appropriate time for banks to determine what measures are in place to protect elderly customers and help them remain financially healthy as they age. Read More

April 5, 2018

Whether you are a senior citizen, a professional in the financial services industry, a caregiver, or just someone who is passionate about learning the ins and outs of elder abuse, you probably know there is an abundance of information on the internet about elder financial exploitation. It can be overwhelming trying to sort through everything to find reliable sources with current information. Thankfully, we’ve done most of the heavy lifting for you by narrowing it down to our top eight resources. There’s no better time to educate yourself than now. Not only is April in the midst of tax season (when the frequency of reported tax scams is at its peak), it is also Financial Literacy Month. Financial education isn’t just for youngsters anymore!


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August 24, 2017

“By our very nature, as community bankers we are deeply invested in our communities,” Jamie Shinabarger, President and CEO of Springs Valley Bank stated. “Our hearts are truly at home, so when the opportunity to partner with The Timbers of Jasper and Springs Valley Meadows in French Lick became available, we jumped at the chance to work with an organization that is dedicated to helping and protecting our senior citizens.”  He went on to say, “Winston Churchill got it right when he waxed poetic: ‘We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.’”

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August 9, 2017

“Our bank focuses on giving back to the local community to keep it safe and help it grow.  With our sponsorship of the Senior Crimestoppers Program at LeFleur Haven, we want our senior citizens, who are the foundation of this community, to have the best care possible in a safe environment.  We are proud to be a partner with CRA Partners so we can make our community and better place to live and work,” said Alan Walters, President & CEO of First Commercial Bank.

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July 27, 2017

“We support CRA Partners which installs the Senior Crimestoppers program in senior living centers because it is the right thing to do,” stated Mike Schrage, Centier Bank President & CEO. “Empowering senior living residents through education, awareness, and resources makes a statement that crime against the elderly will not be tolerated. We support this program and the Wish Comes True Grant in six senior living facilities protecting and granting wishes for 365 residents within our Centier communities.”

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July 12, 2017

“Being a true COMMUNITY bank, Springfield State Bank is pleased to partner with CRA Partners powered by the Senior Housing Crime Prevention Foundation in helping to bring this program to Washington County Kentucky’s care facilities. We value and appreciate our senior citizens and this is an excellent opportunity to be an advocate for them, especially as it relates to matters of finances and money. Senior Crimestoppers is a great way for Springfield State Bank to give our senior citizens another layer of security and crime prevention focused on their vulnerabilities,” said Christy Carpenter, Executive Vice President and CRA Officer at Springfield State Bank.

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June 20, 2017

Through the use of certain CRA-qualifying loans and investments, community banks can find legitimate ways to meet their CRA requirements and at the same time operate in a safe and sound manner that further creates a marketing niche.

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