GREENSBURG - While celebrating the opening of its newly renovated Greensburg Operations Center, Cincinnati-based First Financial Bancorp (Nasdaq: FFBC) announced it is making a $500,000 donation to the Decatur County Family YMCA and the Hospital Foundation of Decatur County.

The organizations are in a capital campaign to expand the wellness facility run by the YMCA and Decatur County Memorial Hospital.

“The generous gift provided by First Financial Foundation will have a long-lasting impact on our community,” said Rex McKinney, president and chief execuitve officer of DCMH. “The synergies created by the Decatur County Family YMCA and DCMH are exciting and will positively influence the health and wellness of our community. “

First Financial says the gift is payable over four years.

“With this contribution… plus our newly renovated Greensburg Operations Center, we’ve chosen to invest in this community because the people here make it a great place to do business,” said Archie Brown, president and chief executive officer of First Financial.

Brown made the announcement during the grand opening of First Financial’s operations center, which employs more than 125 people. 

The bank invested more than $4 million to renovate the 40,000 square foot space in Greensburg.