BOWLING GREEN, Ohio – For the fifth consecutive year, The Union Bank Company has committed to a partnership with Bowling Green Athletics, as announced by the university’s exclusive athletics multimedia rights holder, Falcon Sports Properties.

The Union Bank Company not only receives ongoing exposure and visibility throughout BG’s athletic season but it will again back the “Kid Captain of the Game” initiative.  Launched two years ago, the program is designed for the youngest Falcon football fans, with one winner chosen for each home game.  He or she will receive a team jersey, four tickets to a home football game, on-field, pre-game access to watch the players warm-up, as well as the opportunity to stand alongside players for the coin toss.  Each Kid Captain also will be recognized on the field before kick off.  Parents are encouraged to register their children 12 years or younger, at any Union Bank Company location in Northwest Ohio or on

“The Union Bank Company is proud to be part of the Bowling Green community.  As a community bank, we believe in local sponsorships and supporting local organizations and charities,” commented The Union Bank Company President & CEO, Brian D. Young. “Our partnership with BGSU Athletics is one of many local sponsorships that we believe make a difference, as educational and financial institutions’ continued involvement is vital to ensure our neighbors and friends have the opportunities to realize their individual goals.”

Head Football Coach Dave Clawson added, “We appreciate the support of Union Bank. The local community supports our program, and this promotion is a great opportunity for us to continue to connect with our fans and to give back to the kids who love to watch us play.”

The Union Bank Company is a community bank which employs over 155 people, has over $565 million in assets and 12 locations throughout northwest Ohio. These locations include Bowling Green, Pemberville, Gibsonburg, Findlay, Leipsic, Ottawa, Columbus Grove, Kalida, Delphos, Lima West, Lima East and Lima Shawnee.  For over 105 years, the bank is locally owned and operated with an array of innovative financial products including high interest earning Kasasa® checking accounts.

Falcon Sports Properties is a property of Learfield Sports, which manages multimedia rights for more than 50 collegiate institutions and associations and titles the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup with co-founders NACDA and USA Today.  Its exclusive sports programming reaches more than 50 million television households nationally and delivers nearly 17,000 hours of radio programming on more than 1,100 radio stations.  To learn more about Learfield’s 40-year history and comprehensive collegiate portfolio,