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Dividend at Middlefield

MIDDLEFIELD — Middlefield Banc Corp., the holding company for Middlefield Banking Co., has announced a first-quarter cash dividend of 15 cents per common share.

The dividend is payable June 15 to shareholders of record on June 4. The quarterly dividend has been adjusted to reflect the two-for-one stock split in November 2019.

Realtor begins Cares drive

WARREN — Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwood Realty Services has launched the Northwood Cares Program in response to the economic impact caused by COVID-19.

It includes a campaign to raise $100,000 for food banks, homeless shelters and other charities with Northwood Reality Services matching up to $50,000.

In addition, the company is helping with fees associated with doing business and giving agents access to free marketing geared toward stimulating the industry, and is launching a contest for home sellers to win up to $10,000 for moving expenses.

1st Niles declares dividend

NILES — First Niles Financial Inc., the parent company of Home Federal Savings and Loan Association of Niles, has announced a cash dividend of 6 cents per common share and 7 cents per class A stock for the second quarter of 2020.

The dividend will be payable June 26 to shareholders of record on June 12.

Staff reports


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