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mBank to Support Northern Michigan University Club Hockey Team

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Jersey design to be unveiled this September
MANISTIQUE, Mich., August 5, 2014 – mBank has committed to support the Northern Michigan University (NMU) Men’s Club Hockey team. The 5-year sponsorship, valued at $9,700, will be used to purchase new Wildcats home and away game jerseys, as well as new team outerwear.
“As an organization that values and promotes leadership and teamwork, we strongly support and admire all young leaders who are committed to their education while being part of extracurricular activities,” said Kelly W. George, mBank president and CEO. “The dedication that these student athletes put toward this hockey team will lay the foundation of success for whatever career path they choose after graduation.  We are very pleased to be associated with the NMU Men’s Club Hockey team and that we are able to support the program”
The team finished their 2013 – 2014 campaign with a 15-18-2 record and ranked #12 in their Region.  This was the second consecutive year the team ended the reason as a ranked program and the team expects another solid year. 
"We are thrilled to commence this partnership with mBank. ”said NMU Hockey Coach, Carl Trosien. “Being a club sport, we rely on generous donations from community leaders to support our program.  We are very appreciative and grateful for mBank’s sponsorship and are proud to have their logo on our new jerseys and outerwear.  We are looking forward to another successful season representing NMU and the city of Marquette.”
As an Upper Peninsula headquartered community bank, mBank makes investments of time and money to organizations dedicated to supporting local civic and charitable causes.  Being committed to bettering the communities it serves is a cornerstone to the mBank Mission and a key component of the goal of being an active and engaged corporate citizen.
About Northern Michigan University Hockey Program
The Northern Michigan University Men’s Club Hockey team participates in the American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA). The ACHA Men’s portion is divided up into three (3) divisions. NMU participates in Division 2. The team is also a member of the NCHL (Northern Collegiate Hockey League), where competition features teams from the Midwest. The team carries a 25+ man roster with 3 coaches, one manager, and a trainer.
About Mackinac Financial Corporation and mBank
Headquartered in Manistique, Michigan, mBank is the principal subsidiary of Mackinac Financial Corporation whose common stock is traded on the NASDAQ stock market as “MFNC.”  With assets in excess of $575 million, the community bank empowers individuals and small- to medium-sized businesses with smart financing and depository solutions for peace of mind.  For more information visit: .
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