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May 18, 2014

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Hillis retiring from Security Federal

John R. Hillis is retiring as chairman of the Board of Directors of Security Federal Savings Bank, according to a release from the savings bank. Hillis will preside over his last board meeting on June 18.

Hillis has been the bank’s chairman of the board since 2003 and a member of the board since 1989, replacing his father, John T. Hillis.

This will be the first time since 1934 that a Hillis does not occupy a seat on the board.

Hillis is a native of Logansport and a 1960 graduate of LHS. In 1964, after graduating from Miami of Ohio University, Hillis went on to graduate from the Indiana University School of Law in 1967. He enlisted in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and was assigned to the Office of Military Intelligence in Minneapolis. He returned to Logansport in 1970, joining his father’s law firm.

Security Federal is hosting an open house from 5 to 7 p.m. June 18 in the newly remodeled downtown Logansport lobby. The public is invited.

Security Federal Savings Bank has $209 million in assets with five branch locations, including two locations in Logansport and one location each in Kokomo, Delphi and Lafayette.

Chamber hostsgolf outing

The Logansport-Cass County Chamber of Commerce is having its annual golf outing from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Logansport Golf Club, 20 Cedar Island in Logansport.

Lunch and registration is from 11 to 11:55 a.m. with a shotgun start at 12 p.m. Cost for a team of four is $380 and includes lunch.

For more information or to register, call the chamber at 574-753-6388.

Monticello lunchthis week

MONTICELLO — The Greater Monticello Chamber of Commerce is hosting a chamber luncheon at noon Tuesday at Hollow Acres Golf Center, 8291 N. U.S. 421 in Monticello. Cost is $10. For more information or to register, call Jessica West at 574-583-7220.

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