TAMPA, Fla. (Dec. 3, 2015) – Fifth Third Bank (North Florida) recently selected Maribel Zeno of Tampa Bay as the winner of its “Hispanic Notables” campaign.
In honor of Hispanic Heritage month, Fifth Third Bank partnered with 92.5 Maxima (WYUU-FM) to feature short stories highlighting notable Hispanic contributions in music, science, industry and pop culture. Following the segments, the station and Fifth Third awarded $50 gift cards to 20 listeners, including Zeno.
At the end of the campaign, she won the grand prize of a $500 gift card and chose the InterCultural Advocacy Institute (Hispanic Outreach Center) to receive a $1,000 donation.
“We are thankful to Maribel, Fifth Third Bank and 92.5 Maxima for their support,” said Sandra Lyth, the CEO of the InterCultural Advocacy Institute. “These funds will help us to provide comprehensive services such as advocacy, health and family services, legal clinics, youth programs and English classes to the local Hispanic community.”
The InterCultural Advocacy Institute is committed to the development of strong families, community engagement, social and economic integration and the education of our diverse community.
“We are honored to give back to the Hispanic community in Tampa Bay with the $500 prize and $1,000 donation,” said José Peña, senior vice president and Fifth Third Bank’s retail group manager for Florida. “This was a great opportunity for our bank to recognize Hispanic leaders of the past and raise awareness for organizations in our area.”
About Fifth Third
Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Company had $142 billion in assets and operates 1,295 full-service Banking Centers, including 99 Bank Mart® locations, most open seven days a week, inside select grocery stores and 2,650 ATMs in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Florida, Tennessee, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Missouri, Georgia and North Carolina. Fifth Third operates four main businesses: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending, and Investment Advisors. Fifth Third is among the largest money managers in the Midwest and, as of September 30, 2015, had $297 billion in assets under care, of which it managed $25 billion for individuals, corporations and not-for-profit organizations. Investor information and press releases can be viewed at www.53.com. Fifth Third’s common stock is traded on the NASDAQ® Global Select Market under the symbol “FITB.” Fifth Third Bank was established in 1858. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender .