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HCB Earns Highest 5-Star Superior Safety Rating!

September 2015: Highpoint Community Bank, Hastings, Michigan’s achievement of BAUERFINANCIAL’S coveted 5-star Superior Rating puts it in an elite category as one of the strongest banks in the nation, excelling in such areas as capital, loan quality, profitability and more. Highpoint Community Bank has earned this highest 5-Star Superior rating for the most recent 24 consecutive quarters.

BAUERFINANCIAL, Inc. Coral Gables, Florida, the nation’s premier bank rating firm, is pleased to recognize Highpoint Community Bank for its Superior level of financial performance earning its highest (5-Star) rating for strength and stability. “We don’t have to tell you how difficult it has ben for the banking industry these past eight years, but Highpoint Community Bank has not only survived, it has thrived.” remarks Karen L. Dorway, president of the rating firm. “Being able to maintain the highest level of financial performance, even in the most dificult of environments, Highpoint Community Bank was able to stay customer-focused while others were trying to stay afloat. Highpoint Community Bank deserves this commendation.”

Established in 1886, Highpoint Community Bank has been dedicated to its customers’ needs for 129 years. Today it operates through seven branch offices in Bellvue, Caledonia, Hastings, Marshall, Middleville, Nashville and Wayland and can be found on the inernet at

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

Member of the FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender

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 can pay for or opt out of a BauerFinancial rating. Consumers may obtain free star-ratings by visiting


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