In Honor of National Homeownership Month, Fifth Third Bank Outlines Steps to Buying a Home


Each first-time homebuyer wants something different. Some care about the quality of schools, others value nearby shopping and restaurants. Once those priorities are defined, here are some steps a new homebuyer can follow:

Black Is Excellence Honors Unsung Local Hometown Heroes

Cincinnati Office of Human Relations, Fifth Third Bank Collaborate with Community Advocate to Celebrate Achievements of Local African Americans
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CINCINNATI, June 23, 2022 /3BL Media/ – In recognition of Juneteenth, the City of Cincinnati’s Office of Human Relations is collaborating with resident and community advocate Kai Stoudemire-Williams on the third annual citywide marketing campaign, Black is Excellence. The campaign celebrates the numerous contributions to the city of 15 of Cincinnati’s finest. The honorees will be featured on banners that will be on display downtown and in surrounding areas beginning mid-June through mid-July.

Fifth Third Bank Commemorates Juneteenth 2022


On June 17, 2021, legislation was signed into law making June 19 – Juneteenth – a federal holiday. Juneteenth marks the day in 1865 when federal troops arrived in Texas to share news of the 1862 Emancipation Proclamation, putting an end to slavery in the United States and freeing the last enslaved people. As the holiday falls on a Sunday this year, Fifth Third offices and banking centers will be closed June 20 in observance.

Paloozanoire Announces Third Annual Juneteenth Block Party in Cincinnati on June 17 in Partnership with Fifth Third Bank and The Cincinnati Reds

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The Juneteenth Block Party presented by Paloozanoire returns to Cincinnati’s The Banks on Friday, June 17 from 4-11 p.m. Fifth Third Bank is the title sponsor and The Cincinnati Reds are the operational partner. 

Event activities include:

New Fifth Third Mortgage Program Offers $1,000 Toward Closing Costs for VA, FHA, 203K, USDA Mortgages

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CINCINNATI, June 25, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Fifth Third Bank, National Association, is committed to improving and strengthening communities. To support affordable housing options, Fifth Third has announced it will pay $1,000 toward closing costs for VA, FHA, 203K and USDA Owner Occupied Purchase and REFI loans. This will lower the amount of cash needed for close and can be combined with other down payment assistance programs. This program is available until Nov. 15 across Fifth Third’s customer footprint.

Fifth Third To Present at Bank Director Conference


Fifth Third Bank’s Chief Sustainability Officer Mike Faillo will be presenting at Bank Director’s Bank Audit & Risk Committees Conference this week in Chicago. Faillo will appear as part of a panel discussion on June 15 titled, “How Banks Are Stepping Up Their ESG Plans.”

Fifth Third Bank Kentucky Hosts Block Party in Russell


Fifth Third Bank Kentucky hosted a Summer Kick-off Block Party in partnership with Park DuValle Community Health Center and the American Heart Association on Saturday, May 14 from 9 a.m. to noon in Russell, one of the communities supported through its $180 million Empowering Black Futures Neighborhood Program.

Speakers Series Added to Cincinnati Music Festival Weekend

Andrew Young headlines new diversity programming through Visit Cincy, Fifth Third partnership
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CINCINNATI, June 10, 2022 /3BL Media/ – Politician, diplomat, and activist Andrew J. Young Jr. is among those scheduled to speak in July at the inaugural Un-Told Speaker Series. The program, presented through a collaboration between Fifth Third Bank and Visit Cincy, will focus on stories of diversity and empowerment from nationally acclaimed speakers.

Speaker series events will take place July 22-23 to coincide with the return of the Cincinnati Music Festival, already one of the region’s largest cultural celebrations and tourism draws.

Fifth Third Employees Claim Tree Saplings, Plant Trees in Honor of Arbor Day

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Arbor Day celebrates the importance of trees and encourages Americans to plant them. In honor of the day, Fifth Third Bank gave away 400 bur oak and pin oak seedlings April 28 to employees at its Madisonville Campus and downtown Fifth Third Center in Cincinnati where Fifth Third is headquartered.

Trees help filter our air and water, slow climate change, foster biodiversity and enhance our communities. Bur oak and pin oak trees thrive in Ohio’s climate, reaching 60 to 70 feet in height. Fifth Third planted three of the seedlings on its Madisonville campus in Cincinnati.

Fifth Third Private Bank Demonstrates Its Commitment to Ethical Standards With Inaugural Wealth for Good Award

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May 31, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Fifth Third Private Bank has joined the growing ranks of global wealth management industry participants who recognize the importance of promoting the highest standards of ethical and sustainable behaviors by winning a Wealth for Good Award from WealthBriefing.

Fifth Third Private Bank was awarded the “Best Bank ESG Communication Strategy – Americas” at 2022 inaugural WealthBriefing Wealth for Good Awards.


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