AMCORE to present check for tsunami relief

Executives of AMCORE Bank will present a check to the American Red Cross at Mayor Doug Scott’s weekly press conference at 10 a.m Thursday, Feb. 24, in the main lobby of AMCORE’s 7th Street location.

The check, designated for the Tsunami Relief Fund, will be presented by AMCORE employees Steven Ward, Rockford Market President, and Tom Foss, Regional Retail Sales manager. Dorothy Galloway, representing the Hearts of Hope campaign, will join Ward and Foss in presenting the check to the American Red Cross.

“Once again, I am gratified by the overwhelming response of our employees and the community to the need created by the Dec. 26 Tsunami,” said Kenneth E. Edge, AMCORE chairman, president and CEO. “The magnitude of this disaster demands a proportional amount of human effort and generosity. While it is hard to comprehend the pain of the situation, people around the world are responding.”

AMCORE Financial Inc. is headquartered in Northern Illinois and has banking assets of $5 billion and investment assets under administration of $4.2 billion with 70 locations in Illinois, Wisconsin and Iowa.

AMCORE provides a range of consumer and commercial banking services, a variety of mortgage lending products and investment services, including trust, brokerage, asset management, mutual fund administration, employee benefit plan record keeping, and is the investment adviser for the Vintage family of mutual funds.

AMCORE common stock is listed on The NASDAQ Stock Market under the symbol “AMFI.” Further information about AMCORE Financial Inc. can be found at

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