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HCB Earns Highest 5-Star Superior Safety Rating!

December 2014: Highpoint Community Bank, Hastings, Michigan is proud to announce it has earned BAUERFINANCIAL’s 5-Star Superior rating for strength and security, proof positive that you don’t have to be the biggest to be the best.

BAUERFINANCIAL INC., Coral Gables, Florida, the nation’s bank rating firm, has been evaluating and rating banks since 1983. A 5-Star Superior rating indicates that Highpoint Community Bank is one of the strongest in the nation, excelling in areas of capital, loan quality, profitability and more. In fact, Highpoint Community Bank has earned this highest rating for the most recent 21 consecutive quarters.

“Local decisions, responsive service and a dedication to making the community a better place to live. These are the hallmarks of community banks and they are alive and thriving at Highpoint Community Bank”, champions Karen L. Dorway, president of BauerFinancial. “Community banks have an understanding of what the community needs and provide the financial support tailored to those needs. The money deposited into a community bank is loaned back out to the community. It all stays local”, she continued.

In 2015 Highpoint Community Bank will be celebrating 129 years of service to the community. Established in1886, Highpoint Community Bank (http://www.hastingscitybank.com) currently operates through seven conveniently located branch offices in Bellevue, Caledonia, Hastings, Marshall, Middleville, Nashville and Wayland.

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 www.bauerfinancial.com.

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