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For Immediate Release

ONB's Culinary Queens Raises $140,400

Fort Wayne, Indiana, November 10, 2020

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Janet Schutte
260.456.4534 ext. 344

Old National Bank’s third annual Culinary Queens event in Fort Wayne raised $140,400 for Easterseals Arc of Northeast Indiana.

In 2018 and 2019, Old National and Easterseals Arc teamed up to recruit the area’s most notable women to prepare their favorite dishes for guests to sample. Queens competed for tips to see who would be crowned as the top fundraiser at the end of the night. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Culinary Queens shifted to a virtual format in 2020.

“This year has been a challenge in so many ways, and we are very grateful to Old National Bank for their continued support and willingness to collaborate on a virtual fundraiser,” said Donna Elbrecht, Easterseals Arc president and CEO. “The money that was raised will help us continue to provide essential services to people with disabilities.”

Participants in the virtual Culinary Queens raised funds online, contributed a recipe for a cookbook, and shared cooking tips via live videos on Zoom and Facebook.

“Old National Bank takes its commitment to building a strong community very seriously,” said Sarah Strimmenos, Old National Bank Market President. “Easterseals Arc and the people they serve have persevered through the challenges of 2020, and I am grateful that we could offer financial support and spread awareness of their mission.”

About Old National Bank

Old National Bancorp (NASDAQ:ONB) is the holding company of Old National Bank. Headquartered in Evansville with $22.5 billion in assets, it is a top 100 U.S. bank, the largest Indiana-based bank and has been recognized as a World’s Most Ethical Company by the Ethisphere Institute for nine consecutive years. For 185 years, Old National has been a community bank committed to building long-term, highly valued relationships with clients. With locations in Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin, Old National provides retail and commercial banking services along with comprehensive wealth management, investment and capital markets services. For information and financial data, please visit Investor Relations at oldnational.com.

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