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HCB Earns Highest 5-Star Superior Safety Rating!

December 2013: BAUERFINANCIAL, Coral Gables, Florida congratulates Highpoint Community Bank, Hastings, Michigan on its 5-Star Superior rating. This rating (based on September 30, 2013 financial data) indicates that Highpoint Community Bank is one of the strongest banks in the nation; a dependable and financially sound community bank. Perhaps even more impressive is the fact that Highpoint Community Bank has earned this highest 5-Star rating for 17 consecutive quarters.

“While banks may look alike on the surface, community banks, like Highpoint Community Bank, are community partners”, notes Karen L. Dorway, president of the rating firm. “By keeping deposits local and focusing on the success of the communities in which it does business, Highpoint Community Bank has thrived where other banks have faltered.”

Since its inception in 1886, Highpoint Community Bank has been committed to providing the best of banking to its community. Its seven branch offices are conveniently located in Bellevue, Caledonia, Hastings, Marshall, Middleville, Nashville and Wayland. Highpoint Community Bank ( is a member of the FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender.

Highpoint Community Bank: …meeting customer needs, exceeding expectations.

BAUERFINANCIAL, Inc., Coral Gables, Florida, the nation’s leading independent bank and credit union rating and research firm, has been reporting on and analyzing the performance of U.S. banks and credit unions since 1983. No institution pays BauerFinancial to rate it, nor can any choose to be excluded. Consumers may obtain free star-ratings by visiting


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