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Republic Bank’s $3 million Community Loan Fund helping small businesses in challenged communities

The $3 million Community Loan Fund that Republic Bank and Trust Company announced this summer is putting dollars into the communities the bank serves. “We’re off to a great start,” said Steve Trager, Chairman and CEO of Republic. “Ninety days ago, we decided we needed to provide more support and promote business development and job creation in low-to-moderate income communities and in just...