Western Reserve Historical Society to Recognize Farmers

CLEVELAND – The Western Reserve Historical Society will recognize Farmers National Bank of Canfield Dec. 7 as one of 11 institutions in northeastern Ohio in existence 100 or more years.

Farmers National Bank was founded in 1887.

Farmers, along with the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Spitzer Automotive, the Cleveland Play House and seven others, will be inducted into the society’s 100 Year Club during a dinner at the Cleveland History Center in University Circle.

Keynote speaker is M. Craig Maxwell, corporate vice president of technology at Parker Hannifin Corp.

“The evening celebrates Entrepreneurship Past Present and Future in Northeast Ohio,” says society spokeswoman Lauren Welch, and each inductee will have highlights from its history given.

Farmers National Banc Corp., parent of Farmers Bank, entered the Cleveland market in 2013 when it acquired National Associates Inc., Rocky River, and has since opened a bank office in Rocky River.

Pictured: Employees gather in February 1962 in front of the vault, still used today, for tea and cookies to mark Farmers’ 75th anniversary.

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