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Main Street Checks Offering Member Discounts, Superior Service

Washington D.C. (July 18, 2005) - The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA), the nation's largest banking trade organization, has selected Birmingham, AL-based Main Street Checks as the ICBA Preferred Service Provider for check printing products and services.

"Main Street Checks is a national, full-service manufacturer that focuses solely on the unique needs of community banks. Main Street Checks differentiates itself on, among other things, high levels of personal service and a commitment to customer satisfaction," said Gary Teagno, executive vice president of ICBA. "ICBA is pleased with establishing a relationship with a company that shares our goal of increasing the competitiveness of community banks, while providing superior customer service."

"Our company's focus on personalizing customer care has resulted in this prestigious recognition," said Doug Deeter, president and COO of Main Street Checks. "Being chosen as an ICBA Preferred Service Provider is both a testament and confirmation of our continuing commitment to serving community banks and their customers."

Sam Smith, president and CEO of Century Bank of Bartow County and chairman of the ICBA Bank Services Committee, recognized Main Street Checks' reputation for customer service saying, "It didn't escape our notice that ICBA member customers of Main Street Checks consistently noted their exceptional customer service commitment, which separates them from other providers. It is refreshing to work with a company like Main Street that focuses on community banks."

"As a community banker, I understand well that commitment to customer service is an important key to success," said David W. Johnson, chairman of Reliabank Dakota in Watertown, S.D., and a Main Street Checks customer. "Main Street Checks has shown their dedication to delivering services tailored to community banks. Their selection as an ICBA Preferred Service Provider recognizes the importance of customer care."

Through its Preferred Service Providers, ICBA offers its member banks access to quality discounted products and services to help them stay competitive. As ICBA's newest service provider, Main Street Checks will provide ICBA member banks with exclusive pricing on its products.

For more information on ICBA Preferred Service Providers, visit www.icba.org.