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HCB Earns Highest 5-Star Superior Safety Rating!

March 2016: Highpoint Community Bank, Hastings, Michigan is honored to announce it has once again earned BAUERFINANCIAL Inc.’s highest 5-Star Superior rating. A 5-Star rating indicates that Highpoint Community Bank is one of the strongest banks in the nation, excelling in such areas as capital, loan quality, profitability and much more. What’s more, Highpoint Community Bank has earned this highest rating for 26 consecutive quarters.

Karen L. Dorway, president of BauerFinancial, recognizes that, “As market conditions continue to change, banking institutions must be adept enough to evolve with them. With Highpoint Community Bank’s stellar financial condition and track record, we have no doubt in its ability to do so. The community is privileged to have such a strong financial partner in its midst.”

Established in 1886, Highpoint Community Bank has been serving its neighbors for the past 130 years. Today it operates through seven branch offices in Bellevue, Caledonia, Hastings, Marshall, Middleville, Nashville and Wayland and can also be found on the internet 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 pays BauerFinancial to rate it, nor can any choose to be excluded. Consumers may obtain free star-ratings by visiting

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5 Star Bauer Rating