NEW BANK: STAR renovation making progress

COLUMBIA CITY — A local financial institution renovating its downtown Columbia City location is making progress toward its goal.STAR Financial Bank began making improvements last year to its downtown location, 102 W. Van Buren St., Columbia City.The drive-up window has remained open, but the downtown office has been closed.The end-goal of the renovation is increased office space, which will house the STAR Insurance Agency, and a modern look for the building.STAR Marketing President David Smith said it is about giving back to the community.To read the rest of this story, see the Feb. 20 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.