SOURCE: First Midwest Bank

First Midwest Bank

February 16, 2012 17:07 ET

First Midwest Bank Awards $5,000 to Amphitheatre Grand Prize Winner

TINLEY PARK, IL--(Marketwire - Feb 16, 2012) - First Midwest Bank recently awarded the Grand Prize to the winner of its promotion at the First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre in Tinley Park, Illinois. The mobile-based text campaign was held throughout the entire 2011 season at the Amphitheatre and received close to 6,000 entries from clients and concert-goers.

Bradley D. Vosberg, Senior Vice President and Regional Sales Manager at First Midwest Bank, revealed that Jacquelyn A. Mills was the Grand Prize winner of the 2011 First Midwest Bank 'Text. Win. Rock N' Roll' promotion. As the winner, Ms. Mills was the recipient of a $5,000 cash prize. The formal check presentation and celebration was held recently at the First Midwest Bank banking center located at 13419 Ridgeland Avenue in Palos Heights, Illinois.

"We are delighted that Jackie was the winner of the $5,000 Grand Prize, which could not have come at a better time for her and her family. We are proud to be able to assist her with this prize, especially during these challenging economic times," stated Vosberg. "First Midwest is continually energized by the opportunity to share in memorable experiences at the Amphitheatre and we look forward to treating music fans and our banking clients like VIPs for many years to come," added Vosberg.

The upcoming 2012 concert season will mark the seventh season for First Midwest Bank as the name-in-title sponsor of the First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre. It is the largest outdoor concert venue in the Midwest with the highest reserved outdoor seating capacity in the country of over 12,000 outdoor seats. Nearly 400,000 music fans experience the thrill of live entertainment there each year.

About First Midwest

First Midwest Bank, the wholly owned subsidiary of Itasca-based First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: FMBI) is the premier relationship-based banking franchise in the Chicagoland banking market with approximately $8.0 billion in assets. As one of the Chicago metropolitan area's largest independent bank holding companies, First Midwest provides the full range of business, retail banking and trust and investment management services through some 100 offices located in communities in metropolitan Chicago, northwest Indiana, central and western Illinois and eastern Iowa. First Midwest was recently recognized as having the "Highest Customer Satisfaction with Retail Banking in the Midwest" according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2011 Retail Banking Satisfaction Study(SM). The Bank was also recognized by the Chicago Tribune for the second straight year as one of the top 20 best places to work in Chicago among large employers.

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