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    First Niagara Supports Community Missions of Niagara Frontier, Inc.

    The First Niagara Foundation is providing financial support for Community Missions of Niagara Frontier, Inc. and their Community Soup Kitchen as they work to provide food for local families in need. ... more


    First Niagara Gives a Helping Hand to Habitat for Humanity

    The First Niagara Foundation and Habitat for Humanity will be working together to completely renovate a home located at 64 North Parade Avenue in Buffalo. Employees of the bank will be working at the house throughout the week of June 4th, to help a local family in need make their dream of home ownership a reality. ... more


    First Niagara Recognized for Historic Preservation in Central New York

    SYRACUSE, N.Y., May 23, 2013 – First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FNFG) was recognized by the Preservation Association of Central New York (PACNY) for its contributions and investments toward restoring the historic legacy of the Central New York region. The multi-state regional bank received PACNY’s Preservation Merit Award for its exceptional achievement in historic preservation. ... more


    First Niagara Names Industry Veteran Deb Burgess to Serve as Director of Treasury Management

    BUFFALO, N.Y. May 23, 2013 – First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: FNFG), recently welcomed Deb Burgess as the multi-state bank’s Senior Vice President and Director of Treasury Management. ... more


    First Niagara Announces the Release of Community First

    The First Niagara Foundation is releasing Community First, a report highlighting First Niagara’s community commitment and the impact the organization made during 2012. ... more


    First Niagara Names Jeanneen Griffin to Lead Regional Commercial Real Estate Lending Team

    NEW HAVEN CT. – May 20, 2013 – First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. named Jeanneen V. Griffin to serve as First Vice President and Team Leader, Commercial Real Estate Lending for the bank’s New England and Tri-State Regions. Specifically, Griffin will manage a sizable commercial real estate loan portfolio and lead an experienced team of CRE lenders focused on developing business with middle market and institutional owners/developers throughout Connecticut, New York Metro, Westchester County and Northern New Jersey. Target transactions range from $5 million to $100 million for properties including multifamily, office, grocery-anchored and single credit tenant retail, and warehouse/distribution. ... more


    First Niagara Supports Youth Mentoring Through Big Brothers Big Sisters

    First Niagara and Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) welcomed more than 250 “Littles” and their “Bigs” on Saturday to monkey around at the Philadelphia Zoo. The event kicked off the Bank’s 2013 Mentoring Matters initiative, through which First Niagara is committing $125,000 to support BBBS throughout Eastern Pennsylvania. ... more


    First Niagara Raises Thousands for Hospice Buffalo

    First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. and Hospice Buffalo worked together to welcome Spring with the 27th annual Hospice Buffalo Spring Bouquet Sale. ... more


    First Niagara Donates $7,500 to Northeastern Association of the Blind at Albany (NABA)

    First Niagara today announced its donation of $7,500 to Northeastern Association of the Blind at Albany (NABA). The grant will be used to help NABA continue to offer its teen summer program for legally blind children, ages 13 to 17. The teen summer program has a large pre-vocational component during which teens complete skills interest inventories and visit with blind adult mentors and role models who talk with them about safe meal instruction, orientation and mobility training and recreational, social opportunities. ... more


    First Niagara Teaches Financial Literacy to Local Students

    The First Niagara Foundation and Jericho Road Ministries are working together to help local students gain financial literacy through a round table discussion. The class will be held on Monday, May 6th at 3:30pm at the Hope Refugee FLY Afterschool Program at 301 14th Street on the West Side of Buffalo. ... more


    First Niagara helps young entrepreneurs do great things

    The Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) Foundation, Ashoka's Youth Venture, First Niagara Bank and other sponsoring CBA member banks from across the country are proud to announce the regional winners of the annual Banking on Youth Competition. ... more


    First Niagara Helps Host a Community Baby Shower with United Way

    First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. and the United Way of Buffalo and Erie County are hosting a community baby shower to benefit at-risk moms. It is part of a community-wide effort to collect brand new essential baby items to help newborns have a stronger start, giving them the supplies they need for a healthy beginning. ... more


    First Niagara and Larkin Development Provide Funding for Harvest House

    First Niagara Financial Group, Inc.and Larkin Development are joining together to offer a partnership grant of $50,000 to Harvest House in Buffalo. ... more


    First Niagara Names Westchester Native to Serve as Tri-State Regional President

    First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. named Cathie A. Schaffer to serve as Regional President for the bank’s newly formed Tri-State Region, which includes markets in Lower Hudson Valley, Fairfield County, CT and Northern New Jersey. ... more


    First Niagara Provides Land for New UB Medical School Project

    The University at Buffalo and First Niagara Financial Group Inc. announced today that First Niagara has given to UB a parcel of land to be used in the construction of the university’s new School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. ... more


    First Niagara Appoints Gary Crosby as Interim Chief Executive Officer

    First Niagara Financial Group appointes Gary M. Crosby, 59, to serve as interim President and Chief Executive Officer. ... more


    First Niagara Wins Rochester Business Journal’s Best of the Web Award

    First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. received the 2013 “Best of the Web Award for Banking and Financial Services” from the Rochester Business Journal at its annual recognition event held on March 14th. ... more


    CBA Honors First Niagara for Creating and Maintaining Affordable Housing Opportunities

    The Consumer Bankers Association recognized First Niagara Financial Group Inc.’s work to resolve housing issues in low- and moderate-income communities ... more


    First Niagara Introduces Newly Enhanced Small Business Offerings

    New product launch showing First Niagara’s continued commitment to providing products and services that benefit Small Business customers ... more


    First Niagara Strengthens Presence in NY Metro Area with the Formation of New Tri-State Region

    RegionIncludes Lower Hudson Valley, Fairfield County and Northern New Jersey ... more


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