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Washington

$291.1 million in new credit is helping Washington small businesses grow.*

Hard at Work in Washington

Bank of America began serving Washington more than 140 years ago. Dexter Horton, a Seattle merchant, gained the trust of settlers by keeping their money safe in cloth sacks hidden in coffee barrels throughout his store. In 1870, he began his career as a banker and obtained a national charter in 1910. By 1929, Seattle First National Bank (SeaFirst) grew to serve the entire state. BankAmerica Corporation acquired SeaFirst in 1983 and deepened its ties to Washington in 1992 by buying Rainier Bank. Today, Bank of America is one of the nation’s largest financial institutions and provides services to half of all American households.

 

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The Seattle Times

Dentist Gives Veterans A Reason To Smile: Free Dental Care

Oct 31, 2013

IN THE NEWS (The Seattle Times): SEATTLE _ Where to begin talking about what Rory Dunn has been through since his head was blown open that day in Fallujah? His best friend, who bled out next to him?…  learn More about Dentist Gives Veterans A Reason To Smile: Free Dental Care

The Seattle Times

Chinatown ID Revitalized, Rebuilding

Jul 13, 2013

IN THE NEWS (The Seattle Times): Visitors to this weekend's Dragon Fest in the Chinatown International District might notice glints of change throughout the neighborhood. Hip new shops have opened and once seedy public spaces now attract lunchtime visitors, playing kids and impromptu games of chess…  learn More about Chinatown ID Revitalized, Rebuilding

The Seattle Times

A Place Of Their Own For Homeless Families In Central Seattle

Sep 04, 2013

IN THE NEWS (The Seattle Times): It's pitch black at 6:30 a.m., as Fai Mathews, dodging puddles on the sidewalk, slips her key into the door of a nondescript warehouse below the Spokane Street Viaduct, already rumbling with the morning commute…  learn More about A Place Of Their Own For Homeless Families In Central Seattle

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Longtime Passion for Suds Sparks Explosive Growth at Seattle Brewery

Oct 03, 2013

Beaux Bowman and his Black Raven Brewery is keeping pace with local and regional demand thanks to Bank of America…  learn More about Longtime Passion for Suds Sparks Explosive Growth at Seattle Brewery

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Passion Pops for Gourmet Popcorn
Company’s CEO

Seattle-based POP! Gourmet Popcorn stands out among its peers as gourmet popcorn fast becomes the next big thing for foodies…  learn More about Passion Pops for Gourmet Popcorn
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*Extended $291.1 million in new credit to Washington small businesses in 2012.

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$6.4 Billion in New Credit Extended to U.S. Small Businesses in 2011
Bank of America understands that increased job creation through stronger small businesses is key to our economic recovery, and has put resources and expertise behind this.

Bob Davenport
Chairman, Grow America Fund