8-K 1 nwin20200416_8k.htm FORM 8-K nwin20200416_8k.htm

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

________________________

 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

 

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 17, 2020

 

NORTHWEST INDIANA BANCORP

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

  

Indiana

000-26128

35-1927981

(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)

(Commission File Number)

(IRS Employer Identification No.)

 

9204 Columbia Avenue

Munster, Indiana 46321

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

 

(219) 836-4400

(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)

 

N/A

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

☐ Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

☐ Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

☐ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

☐ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act: None.

 

Title of each class

Trading Symbol(s)

Name of each exchange on which registered

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§ 230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§ 240.12b-2 of this chapter).

 

Emerging growth company        ☐

 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  ☐

 

 

 

 

 

Item 8.01.         Other Events

On April 17, 2020, Peoples Bank, a subsidiary of NorthWest Indiana Bancorp, issued a news  release announcing its participation in the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program, in order to help small businesses maintain their workforce during the Coronavirus (COVID-19). A copy of the press release is filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this report and is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01.         Financial Statements and Exhibits.

                        (d) Exhibits.

 

 

99.1

Press release announcing Peoples Bank has begun funding loans under the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program.

 

 

 

SIGNATURE

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

Date: April 17, 2020

 

NORTHWEST INDIANA BANCORP

                                                                      

By:             /s/ Robert T. Lowry                   

Name: Robert T. Lowry

Title: Executive Vice President, Chief 

         Financial Officer and Treasurer