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Kimball International Habig Foundation Donates $25,000 to Salem Indiana Emergency Flood Fund

Representatives from Kimball International and its Kimball Office brand today presented the city of Salem, Indiana with a $25,000 cash donation to the Salem Emergency Flood Fund. One week ago, Salem, Indiana experienced a devastating flash flood following 7 inches of rain in only 45 minutes. Many homes and businesses experienced major damage. "We have been a part of the Salem community since 1984 and want to give back during their time of need. Our company's aspiration, We Build Success, enables us to share that success by donations for worthy causes and special needs like Salem is facing with the flood," said Bob Schneider, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Kimball International. 

"The support we receive from the Salem community to further our strategic aspirations and daily operations is very appreciated. We are delighted to be able to aid in the recovery and well-being of the citizens in this community. In addition, our employees in Jasper and Salem have launched a relief drive to collect food, water, and cleaning supplies," said Kathy Sigler, Vice President, Operations of the Kimball Office brand.

Mayor Troy Merry stated, "On behalf of the city of Salem, we are very thankful for Kimball's willingness to help the citizens of the community. Kimball has been a great community partner and we look forward to continue working together to build success."


About Kimball International

Kimball International, Inc. creates design driven, innovative furnishings sold through our family of brands: Kimball Office, National Office Furniture, and Kimball Hospitality. Our diverse portfolio offers solutions for the workplace, learning, healing, and hospitality environments. Dedicated to our Guiding Principles, our values and integrity are evidenced by public recognition as a highly trusted company and an employer of choice. "We Build Success" by establishing long-term relationships with customers, employees, suppliers, share owners and the communities in which we operate. To learn more about Kimball International, Inc. (NASDAQ: KBAL), visit www.kimball.com.

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Pictured aboce: Wally Terkhorn, President, Salem City Council; Lonnie Nicholson, Chief Administrative Officer, Kimball International; Bob Schneider, CEO and Chairman of the Board, Kimball International; Kathy Sigler, Vice President, Operations, Kimball Office presenting the check to Sally Hattabaugh, Salem Clerk-Treasurer; Mayor Troy Merry and John Smith, General Manager of the Kimball Office Salem operation.

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City creates Emergency Flood Fund for Donations

Mayor Pledges to Quickly Release Funds to Residents in Critical Need

The City of Salem, Indiana has established an Emergency Flood 2017 fund for receiving donations from around the country and quickly distributing those funds to the critically effected residents of the City.

The devastating floods have caused serious damage to many homes and businesses in the City of Salem. The City is working with other agencies and law enforcement to identify those people hit hardest.

Mayor Troy Merry pledges that the funds will be released to those most in need. The funds will be released as quickly as possible to help people when they are most effective. Further, Mayor Merry wants to make clear to those donating money that, "100% of the designated donations will go directly to the Salem residents effected by the 2017 flood."

TO DONATE: Please call: 812-883-4265 or send checks to: 2017 Emergency Flood Fund, 201 E. Market Street, Suite 101, Salem, IN 47167

If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Mayor Troy Merry at 812-883-4265 or email at troy.mayor@cityofsalemin.com.

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Groundbreaking for Senior Living Facility

From Salem City Council Chambers, Mayor Troy Merry introduced developer Trent Nichols and manager Ryan Buchanan of Skyline Suites, an independent senior living facility. The project  is expected to be completed by early 2018. 

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Settler's Crossing Ribbon Cutting

A groundbreaking ceremony was recently held at Settler's Crossing, in Salem, for "Salem Small Shops", Mall. It will consist of Fantastic Sams, Maurices, Verizon, and Shoe Department with space for additional businesses. 

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Arbor Day Foundation Names Salem Tree City USA

Salem was named a 2016 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management. 

Salem achieved Tree City USA recognition by meeting the program's four requirements: a tree board or department, a tree-care ordinance, an annual community fore try budget of at least $2 per capita and an Arbor Day observance and proclamation.

The Tree City USA program is sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundation, in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service and the National Association of State Foresters.

"Everyone benefits when elected officials, volunteers and committed citizens in communities like Salem make smart investments in urban forests," said Matt Harris, chief executive of the Arbor Day Foundation. "Trees bring shade to our homes and beauty to our neighborhoods, along with numerous economic, social and environmental benefits."

Cleaner air, improved storm water management, energy savings and increased property values and commercial activity are among the benefits enjoyed by Tree City USA communities.

More information on the program is available at www.arborday.org/treeCityUSA.

About the Arbor Day Foundation: The Arbor Day Foundation is a million member nonprofit conservation and education organization with the mi ion to inspire people to plant, nurture, and celebrate trees. More information is available at arborday.org.

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