Marquette Bank Supports Pancreatic Cancer Research

Release date: 9/6/2017

Orland Park, IL (Sept. 6, 2017) –– Employees of Marquette Bank, a locally-owned neighborhood bank, held the Seventh Annual Evelyn’s Walk in Orland Park in remembrance of former employee Evelyn Schap who passed away from pancreatic cancer in 2010. More than 70 bank employees and family members participated in the walk, donating $1,830 to the Rolfe Pancreatic Cancer Foundation. About 53,670 people are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in a year and 43,090 people die of pancreatic cancer in a year, according to the American Cancer Society.
“Evelyn Schap was a wonderful person and a dedicated employee at Marquette Bank,” said Nina Sonsikoski, Marketing Manager at Marquette Bank.  “Having this walk in her memory is a great way to show how much she meant to us and we’d like to thank all of the employees and family members who participated in this event and helped raise money for Pancreatic Cancer research.”
Evelyn’s Walk is part of the Marquette Neighborhood Commitment where each quarter, the bank focuses on a different area of need: shelter, hunger, education and health/wellness. For more information about Marquette Bank and its Neighborhood Commitment, call 1-888-254-9500 or visit:    


Picture Caption:  Evelyn’s Walk, a Marquette Bank employee fundraiser, was started in memory of Evelyn Schap, a former employee who passed away from pancreatic cancer in 2010.  All donations benefit the Rolfe Pancreatic Cancer Foundation.
Picture Caption:  More than 70 Marquette Bank employees and family members participated in Evelyn’s Walk which raised $1,830 for the Rolfe Pancreatic Cancer Foundation.

About Marquette Bank:
Marquette Bank is one of the largest neighborhood banks in Chicagoland and has been helping neighbors, families and businesses achieve their financial goals since 1945. Independent and locally-owned, Marquette Bank is proud to offer a full range of banking services, financial solutions, trust, estate and retirement planning, wealth management, home financing, and lending services to both consumers and local businesses. The Bank offers customer’s mobile, online and telephone banking options and free access to over 55,000 Allpoint ATMs worldwide.
Marquette Bank has 21 banking centers, 2 lending services offices and a corporate administrative center with locations in Chicago, Bolingbrook, Bridgeview, Evergreen Park, Hickory Hills, Lemont, New Lenox, Oak Lawn, Oak Forest, Orland Park, Romeoville and Summit, Illinois. Marquette Bank is a subsidiary of Marquette National Corporation, a diversified financial holding company, and has $1.5 billion in assets along with a local lending portfolio of almost $1 billion. Marquette Bank is an Equal Opportunity Lender, Equal Housing Lender and Member FDIC. Connect with Marquette Bank on social media on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. For more information visit: or call 1-888-254-9500.​