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First Commonwealth Bank Reopens Green Tree Branch, Less Than Ten Months After Fire

Indiana, PA (June 11) – On Monday, June 10, First Commonwealth Bank held a ribbon cutting on their newly rebuilt Green Tree Branch, 339 Mansfield Avenue, Pittsburgh. The event was attended by First Commonwealth Bank CEO, Mike Price, VP of Real Estate & Facilities, Jesse Brocious, SVP & Allegheny South Market Leader Gina Homa, Green Tree Branch Manager, Anthony Romantino and several other First Commonwealth employees. They were joined by, Green Tree Mayor, Edward Schenck, Council President, Mark Sampogna, Manager, David Montz and several other local officials. Additionally, several First Commonwealth Bank customers, representatives from General Contractor PW Campbell, and the Green Tree Fire Department were on hand as well.

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Inside Green Tree office     Outside view of Green Tree office

The ribbon cutting came less than ten months after the August 11, 2018 vehicle fire that spread to and consumed the entire structure. The new branch is designed with features to better serve customers, and the Green Tree community.

After the ribbon cutting, CEO Mike Price offered, “We are very excited to be rejoining our friends and neighbors here in the community with the reopening of our Green Tree branch, less than ten months after the fire that caused us to completely rebuild from the foundation up. First Commonwealth Bank owes a tremendous debt of gratitude to our first responders who answered the call that day, our employees who have been amazingly flexible over this time frame, and maybe most importantly, our customers who have been so supportive and understanding. We invite everyone in the area to join us over the next several weeks as we celebrate our new branch and its redesign to better serve customers, and the Green Tree community.”

Additional upcoming events include:

Wednesday, June 12

Business Solutions Workshop: Management Liability
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Businesses of all sizes can be impacted by litigation against the company and/or the leadership. Learn more about the ways you may be vulnerable to risk and how you can protect yourself and your business. 

Business Solutions Workshop: Setting up for Business Success
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

You’ve had an idea, a dream, and you’re ready to take the next steps. If you want to learn more about how you can prepare for engaging a financing partner to turn the dream into a reality, join us for an informative workshop on financing your business. As an added bonus, we’ve invited a payments solutions expert to give you tips on how you can most efficiently manage customer payments.

 

Friday, June 14


Flag Day/Family Fun Day

Friday is a great day to bring the whole family out to visit the new bank, so plan to join us for a day of food, fun and games. Local radio Station 94.5 3WS will be joining us live, and we’ll have flags for the first 500 visitors, as well as popcorn, pizza, Kona Ice, corn hole, and other family-friendly activities.

 

Tuesday, June 18


Investment Workshop: Succession Planning
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Part of a business owner’s retirement plan should include planning for what happens with their business and the assets when they are ready to turn over the daily operations or transfer ownership. Learn more about this important topic by signing up below for our Succession Planning workshop.

Investment Workshop: Insurance as a Savings Vehicle (includes lunch)
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

There are many ways you can save for your retirement. Learn more about whether life insurance is a good investment option for you and your family by signing up below.

Investment Workshop: 4 C's of Retirement
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Retirement planning can seem complex. When and how do you stop accumulating assets and start turning those assets into income? You can learn more about this topic and the 4 C’s of Retirement by registering below for this seminar.

 

Wednesday, June 19


Financial Confidence Day Workshops

Join us for one of our four FREE financial confidence workshops. Both of the sessions for kids include lunch. Space is limited to the first 6 registrations for each session, so sign up below now!

Protecting Yourself from Scams and ID Theft – Adult Workshop
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Join us for a lively and informative discussion about what the latest scams are out there, and how to protect yourself and your loved ones. We will share tips to keep your information and your money safe in person, over the phone and online.

Becoming a Super Saver – Kids aged 8 – 12
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Money doesn’t grow on trees… but does it grow in banks? If you want to learn how to become a super saver and watch your money grow, join us to learn while having fun AND having some pizza! Kids between ages 8 and 12 will explore different ways to save. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Designing Dreams – Setting YOUR financial goals – kids aged 13 – 18
12:45 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Are you hungry to learn how to set financial goals for yourself? If you are between 13 and 18 years old, you are invited to have some pizza with us while you explore the differences between wants and needs and how to come up with a good plan to reach YOUR financial goals.

Protecting Yourself from Scams and ID Theft – Adult Workshop
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Join us for a lively and informative discussion about what the latest scams are out there, and how to protect yourself and your loved ones. We will share tips to keep your information and your money safe in person, over the phone and online. Register below for this workshop.

 

Saturday, June 22


Community Day
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

We are so appreciative to the Green Tree community for all of their support after the fire and through the construction. To thank you for your support, we are dedicating the day to giving back. Join us for a FREE shred day, and the opportunity to support the Unity Food Bank, Green Tree Fire Department, St. Vincent DePaul clothing drive with a donation of your own.

 

To RSVP, or for more information on any of these events, please visit: https://www.fcbanking.com/green-tree-office-grand-opening/


About First Commonwealth Financial Corporation

First Commonwealth Financial Corporation (NYSE: FCF), headquartered in Indiana, Pennsylvania, is a financial services company with 136 community banking offices in 22 counties throughout western and central Pennsylvania and throughout Ohio, as well as corporate banking centers in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. The company also operates mortgage offices in Wexford, Pennsylvania, as well as Hudson and Dublin, Ohio. First Commonwealth provides a full range of commercial banking, consumer banking, mortgage, wealth management and insurance products and services through its subsidiaries First Commonwealth Bank and First Commonwealth Insurance Agency. For more information about First Commonwealth or to open an account today, please visit www.fcbanking.com.

 

Media Contact:
Jonathan Longwill
724-463-6806
JLongwill@fcbanking.com