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President and CEO Robert Fignar Awarded Business Person of the Year

 

President and CEO Robert Fignar was awared TACC Business Person of the Year April 1, 2014, at the Annual Tuscarora Area Chamber of Commerce Dinner.  Robert Fignar's contribution to the community and hard work for The First National Bank of Mercersburg were recognized in a beautiful slide show presented by Chairman of the Board of Directors of The First National Bank of Mercersburg. 

 

President and CEO Robert Fignar, along with Chairman of the Board Robert Hoffman annouce changes to the Boards of Directors of the Mercersburg Financial Corporation (MFC) and its wholly-owned subsidiary The First National Bank of Mercersburg (Bank).

 

The following changes were announced to the MFC and Bank Boards of Directors: 

  • Michael A. Starr was elected to the Bank Board effective 1.8.14.  Mr. Starr, a lifelong resident of Chambersburg, is founder/owner of Starr Insurance in Chambersburg.
  • James S. Junkin was elected to the MFC Board effective 1.8.14.  Mr. Junkin has served on the Bank Board since January 2013.  He is a co-owner of Junbro Farm LLC in Willow Hill, PA.
  • J. Elwood Rockwell retired from the MFC and Bank Boards effective 12.31.13 and was elected Director Emeritus.  Mr. Rockwell has served on the Bank Board since 1985 and the MFC Board since1987. He is the founder of Rockwell Construction in Mercersburg.
  • Jane E. Hoover retired from the MFC and Bank Boards effective 10.31.13.  Ms Hoover had served on the Bank Board since 1996 and the MFC Board since 2003.  She was the owner of Jane's Market in Mercersburg.

 

President & CEO Robert Fignar and Chairman of the Board of Directors Robert Hoffman present J. Elwood Rockwell with a plaque honoring him for his years of service.

 

President & CEO Robert Fignar and Chairman of the Board of Directors Robert Hoffman welcome James Junkin to the Mercersburg Financial Corporation Board of Directors.

Chairman of the Board of Directors Robert Hoffman and President & CEO Robert Fignar welcome Michael Starr to the First National Bank of Mercersburg Board of Directors.

 

The First National Bank of Mercersburg makes a donation to the Mercersburg Area Veterans' Memorial

Robert Fignar, President of The First National Bank of Mercersburg, presents a $5,000 donation to Barb McLaren, Commander, and Dale Thatcher, Chairman of the Mercersburg Area Veterans Memorial Committee, American Legion Post 517 of Mercersburg.  This donation will assist in the funding, construction, and site preparation of a Mercersburg Area Veterans’ Memorial to be placed along Keefer Dr, Mercersburg, to honor all area veterans who have served in the defense of America’s Freedom.  A formal dedication ceremony of the Veterans’ Memorial is being planned and will be held at 11:00 A.M., Nov 11, 2013 (Veterans’ Day) at the site of the memorial along Keefer Drive, Mercersburg.

Members of the committee are pictured in the background and include:  Henry Steiger, Tim Rockwell, Dave McLucas, Wayne Hamil, William Sanders, and  J. Elwood Rockwell.

Old Home Week 2013

"Ding, Ding, Ding Went the Trolley." Old Home Week has been a valued tradition to the town of Greencastle for over a century.  Once again this year, the First National Bank of Mercersburg was honored with the opportunity to participate.  On Thursday, August 16th, we welcomed residents to our Greencastle branch for free lemonade and popcorn.  A trolley like the historic trolley transported the patrons of Greencastle arrived at the branch and guests were invited to a presentations about the history of the trolley line. A drawing was held for a print of Mark Twain Noe's painting of the trolley on the Greencastle Square.  We ended the day riding the trolley through the streets of Greencastle in the Old Home Week Parade.

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