Huntington Bank Delivers Michigan-made Holiday Cheer

TROY, Mich., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In an effort to support Michigan-based businesses during the holidays, Huntington Bank (Nasdaq: HBAN) will offer hometown cheer this season by delivering holiday gifts featuring Michigan-made products to approximately 300 of their East Michigan commercial customers.

Rebecca R Smith, President, Huntington's East Michigan Region, stresses the importance of supporting the local economy. "As the local bank with national resources in Southeast Michigan, it is vital to us that we give back in creative ways to the business communities that we serve and support our local economy."

Expanding their ever-present support of the local economy, Huntington reached out to local businesses to add fare and flare to the holiday baskets which will contain a wide variety of Michigan-made products from the following companies; Coffee Beanery, Kowalski, Kars Nuts, Morley Candy, Designer Cookies by the Crate and American Spoon Foods.

Named one of the "Top Places to Work in Metro Detroit" by the Detroit Free Press and one of the region's "101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For" by CORP Magazine, Huntington has opened seven new offices in the Metro Detroit area over the past 24 months, creating jobs and increasing their presence in Southeast Michigan. Huntington currently has 49 branch locations and more than 100 ATM's located throughout Oakland, Wayne and Macomb counties.

About Huntington

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated is a $54 billion regional bank holding company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. Through its affiliated companies, Huntington has more than 141 years of serving the financial needs of its customers. Huntington provides innovative retail and commercial financial products and services through over 600 regional banking offices in Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. Huntington also offers retail and commercial financial services online at huntington.com; through its technologically advanced, 24-hour telephone bank; and through its network of almost 1,400 ATMs. Selected financial service activities are also conducted in other states including: Dealer Sales offices in Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Tennessee; Private Financial and Capital Markets Group offices in Florida; and Mortgage Banking offices in Maryland and New Jersey. Huntington Insurance offers retail and commercial insurance agency services, through offices in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Indiana, and West Virginia. International banking services are made available through the headquarters office in Columbus, a limited purpose office located in the Cayman Islands, and another located in Hong Kong. The company is located on the web at www.huntington.com.

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