HARRISBURG, PA - February 17, 2016 - First National Bank, the largest subsidiary of F.N.B. Corporation (NYSE: FNB), and the Harrisburg Senators, the Class AA minor league baseball affiliate of the Washington Nationals, today unveiled the new name and logo for the Senators' ballpark, now FNB Field.
"First National Bank is thrilled that the Harrisburg Senators will now call FNB Field home," said Tony Sacco, President of FNB's Capital Region, which includes 17 counties in central and eastern Pennsylvania. "Our significant partnership with the team, a vital and highly visible member of the community, is a testament to our commitment to the region and to making it an even more exceptional place to work and play."
Visitors to FNB Field will have access to two on-site FNB ATMs, which join FNB's network of more than 300 locations and more than 400 ATMs throughout Pennsylvania, Maryland, Ohio and West Virginia. Combined with leading online and mobile banking solutions, these locations offer sports fans and travelers convenient banking services even when they are on the go.
"Partnering with First National Bank is something we are really excited about," said Senators president Kevin Kulp. "Together we are going to strive to do what we can to not only provide the best entertainment value but also to continue our mission to contribute to this region in every way we can."
The Senators offices are open from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily during the off-season. The 2016 home opener is Thursday, April 14, 2016, against the Reading Fightin Phils. Individual game tickets go on sale Monday, March 7, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. For information about season tickets, ticket plans, group tickets please call the Senators at 717-231-4444 or visit the Senators online at www.senatorsbaseball.com.
Opened in 1987 as RiverSide Stadium, FNB Field was called Metro Bank Park since 2009. F.N.B. Corporation recently completed its merger with Metro Bank's parent company, Metro Bancorp, Inc.
About Harrisburg Senators
The Harrisburg Senators play in the twelve-team double-A Eastern League. They are an affiliate of the Washington Nationals. This season is their 30th season since returning to the Eastern League in 1987. During that time, the Senators have won the Eastern League Championship six times, including four consecutive championships 1996 to 1999. Since 1987, over 300 players have spent time playing for the Senators and played in the major leagues including Stephen Strasburg, Bryce Harper and Ryan Zimmerman. In 2015 the Senators set their all-time single season attendance record drawing 301,588 fans.
About First National Bank of Pennsylvania
First National Bank of Pennsylvania, the largest subsidiary of F.N.B. Corporation (NYSE: FNB), has more than 300 full-service locations in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland and West Virginia (including the proposed merger with Metro Bancorp, Inc). In addition to a comprehensive suite of traditional banking products and services, the Bank also provides a full range of online and mobile banking solutions for consumer and business clients. First National Bank has been recognized repeatedly as a best place to work in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, its headquarters city.
About F.N.B. Corporation
F.N.B. Corporation (NYSE: FNB), headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a diversified financial services company operating in six states, including three major metropolitan areas. It holds a top retail deposit market share in Pittsburgh, PA, Baltimore, MD, and Cleveland, OH. F.N.B. has total pro-forma assets (with the recently completed merger of Metro Bancorp, Inc. and the proposed Fifth Third Bank branches) of $20.8 billion and more than 300 banking offices throughout Pennsylvania, Maryland, Ohio and West Virginia. F.N.B. provides a full range of commercial banking, consumer banking and wealth management solutions through its subsidiary network, which is led by its largest affiliate, First National Bank of Pennsylvania, founded in 1864. Commercial banking solutions include corporate banking, small business banking, investment real estate financing, international banking, business credit, capital markets and lease financing. The consumer banking segment provides a full line of consumer banking products and services including deposit products, mortgage lending, consumer lending and a complete suite of mobile and online banking services. F.N.B.'s wealth management services include asset management, private banking and insurance. F.N.B. also operates Regency Finance Company, which has more than 70 consumer finance offices in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee. The common stock of F.N.B. Corporation trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "FNB" and is included in Standard & Poor's MidCap 400 Index with the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS) Regional Banks Sub-Industry Index. Customers, shareholders and investors can learn more about this regional financial institution by visiting the F.N.B. Corporation web site at www.fnbcorporation.com.
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