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Lakeside Earns Highest National Rating for Safety and Soundness - Friday, September 27, 2013

The nationís leading independent bank rating and research firm, BauerFinancial, Inc., has awarded Lakeside Bank their highest 5-Star rating. The 5-Star rating is based on the overall financial picture of the bank and indicates that Lakeside Bank is one of the strongest banks in the nation.

Lakeside Bank opened in 2010 and was the nationís only new bank to receive a charter. The main branch is located on Nelson Road in South Lake Charles. A Lakeside ATM has opened in Westlake at the site of a future location on Sampson Street, and a second location in Lake Charles will soon be opening on Oak Park Blvd.

BauerFinancial has been reporting on and analyzing the performance of U.S. banks and credit unions with rigorous standards since 1983. No institution pays for its rating, nor can they elude it. Consumers may obtain star-ratings by visiting

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