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HCB Earns Highest 5-Star Superior Safety Rating!

March 2014: Highpoint Community Bank, Hastings, Michigan is proud to announce it has once again earned a 5-Star Superior rating from BAUERFINANCIAL, Coral Gables, Florida, the nation’s bank rating firm. This latest rating is based on December 31, 2013 financial data and signifies that Highpoint Community Bank is one of the strongest banks in the nation. Highpoint Community Bank has earned and maintained a 5-Star rating for the latest 18 consecutive quarters.

“While the national economy saw modest growth in 2013”, reflects Karen L. Dorway, president of the rating firm, “through its strength and commitment, Highpoint Community Bank has been able to shine. The people who work at Highpoint Community Bank know that its well-being and that of the community are inextricably tied to one another. By supporting and promoting their customers, employees of Highpoint Community Bank are making a positive difference right where they live.”

Highpoint Community Bank has been working to earn customers’ trust since 1886. Its commitment to the community has not faltered in those 128 years. Highpoint Community Bank currently operates through seven conveniently located branch offices 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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