NAPLES, Fla., April 24 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — To celebrate 150 years in banking and to thank customers for their continued support and patronage, Fifth Third Bank introduced today its $25,000 Customer Appreciation Home Payment Sweepstakes.
From April 27 through May 10, current and prospective customers visiting the Bank’s over 160 branch locations throughout Florida can enter to win $25,000 to apply toward their mortgage, rent or other home payments. The winner will be selected in a random drawing on May 14.
“As we celebrate our significant anniversary, it is important to remember those who have helped to build the Fifth Third Bank we know today,” said Gregory Kosch, regional president overseeing Fifth Third Bank’s three Florida affiliates. “Our customers have and will continue to play an integral role in our success and we are pleased to recognize them with this sweepstakes.”
Kosch adds, “Over the Bank’s 150 years in operation we have faced many business and economic cycles, some as difficult as today’s. We feel that thanking our customers during this milestone year and offering some home payment relief in this tough market is most fitting in our quest to support our customers’ commitments today and dreams for tomorrow.”
Official sweepstakes rules as well as entry forms and entry boxes are available at each participating location.
Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. As of March 31, 2008, the Company has $111 billion in assets, operates 18 affiliates with 1,232 full-service Banking Centers, including 107 Bank Mart(R) locations open seven days a week inside select grocery stores and 2,221 ATMs in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Florida, Tennessee, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Missouri and Georgia. Fifth Third operates five main businesses: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending, Investment Advisors and Fifth Third Processing Solutions. Fifth Third is among the largest money managers in the Midwest and, as of March 31, 2008, has $212 billion in assets under care, of which it managed $31 billion for individuals, corporations and not-for-profit organizations. Investor information and press releases can be viewed at www.53.com . Fifth Third’s common stock is traded on the NASDAQ(R) National Global Select Market under the symbol “FITB.”
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