UNIONDALE, N.Y., May 26, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Flushing Financial Corporation (the “Company”) (Nasdaq: FFIC), the parent holding company for Flushing Bank (the “Bank”), announced today the bank is donating to Mission United, a special fund of United Way of Long Island.
Mission United helps serve Veterans by providing employment readiness & training, emergency financial assistance, case management support and housing development. These services include special programs, such as VetsBuild, which helps veterans overcome unemployment by developing new trade skills and making employment connections.
“In honor of Military Appreciation Month and Memorial Day, we wanted to show our appreciation and respect for our military community while acknowledging the sacrifices made in service to our nation. Military Appreciation Month, recognized throughout May, offers us an opportunity to express our heartfelt gratitude to all the courageous individuals who have served or are currently serving in the armed forces. Memorial Day is a day to reflect on the cost of liberty and to express our deepest gratitude to those who gave their lives in service to our country,” stated John R. Buran, President and Chief Executive Officer.
About Flushing Financial Corporation
Flushing Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: FFIC) is the holding company for Flushing Bank®, an FDIC insured, New York State—chartered commercial bank that operates banking offices in Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and on Long Island. The Bank has been building relationships with families, business owners, and communities since 1929. Today, it offers the products, services, and conveniences associated with large commercial banks, including a full complement of deposit, loan, equipment finance, and cash management services. Rewarding customers with personalized attention and bankers who can communicate in the languages prevalent within these multicultural markets is what makes the Bank uniquely different. As an Equal Housing Lender and leader in real estate lending, the Bank’s experienced lending teams create mortgage solutions for real estate owners and property managers both within and outside the New York City metropolitan area. The Bank also fosters relationships with consumers nationwide through its online banking division with the iGObanking® and BankPurely® brands.
Additional information on Flushing Bank and Flushing Financial Corporation may be obtained by visiting the Company’s website at FlushingBank.com.
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Maria A. Grasso
Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer