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Published on March 07, 2013

Rocky Mountain Bank Fights Breast Cancer Through Pink Ribbon Debit Card

Donation provides mammograms through Billings Clinic’s Women’s Wellness program

Billings, MT – The local fight against breast cancer got a big boost today. Rocky Mountain Bank announced the donation of $5,000 to Billings Clinic Foundation from 2012 Pink Ribbon Debit Card transactions and fundraisers.

Billings Clinic Foundation will use the donated money to help women pay for mammograms or early-detection screenings who otherwise couldn’t afford them. Billings Clinic’s Women’s Wellness program provides health screenings, including mammograms for women who are under-insured or without insurance. Since early detection is vital in the fight against cancer, mammograms and early-detection screenings are extremely important to women who may be at risk for breast cancer.

Rocky Mountain Bank’s Pink Ribbon Debit Card program, which began in May of 2012, has helped raise thousands of dollars locally towards the fight against breast cancer.

Each time a customer swipes their Pink Ribbon Debit Card to make a purchase, the bank makes a 2.5-cent contribution to Billings Clinic Foundation’s breast cancer efforts. The Pink Ribbon Debit Card is free and available with all Rocky Mountain Bank personal checking accounts. In 2012, 2,062 individuals across the state got the card and have “taken swipes against breast cancer.”

The Pink Ribbon Debit Card supports local programs that help with the detection of breast cancer. In addition to the donation to Billings Clinic Foundation, Rocky Mountain Bank has supported Kalispell Regional Healthcare Foundation with a $5,000 donation.,

Rocky Mountain Bank's parent company, Heartland Financial, has implemented the Pink Ribbon Debit Card program in many of its banks across the United States. Together, their Pink Ribbon program has helped raise nearly $27,000 in the fight against breast cancer.

About Rocky Mountain Bank
Rocky Mountain Bank is a state chartered banking group with more than $433 million in assets and offices in Bigfork, Billings, Kalispell, Plains, Plentywood, Stevensville and Whitehall. The bank is headquartered at 2615 King Ave. W. in Billings, Montana. Visit www.rmbank.com or call 406.656.3140 to learn more. Rocky Mountain Bank is a member of the FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender.

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