Flushing Bank Sponsors Lunar New Year Dance Sampler at Flushing Town Hall

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Feb. 11, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Flushing Financial Corporation (the "Company") (Nasdaq:FFIC), the parent holding company for Flushing Bank (the "Bank"), announced that the Bank is sponsoring the Lunar New Year Dance Sampler to be held at the historic Flushing Town Hall on Sunday, February 22, at 2 p.m. The announcement was made by John R. Buran, President and Chief Executive Officer.

Mr. Buran stated: "Flushing Bank has always recognized the importance of our role in the community, and we have been active in and supportive of the Asian communities for many years. We have several branch locations in downtown Flushing which provide a unique view into the vibrant and diverse traditions of the many Asian cultures that have come to the United States. We are proud to sponsor this year's Lunar New Year Dance Sampler and to collaborate with Flushing Town Hall to create what we hope will be a memorable and enjoyable event for the community."

Judy Ng, Vice President, Area Manager overseeing four Flushing, New York, branches added: "As members of this multicultural market, we are honored for this opportunity to sponsor the Lunar New Year Dance Sampler which is curated again this year by Dr. Hsing-Lih Chou whose artistry is very well respected in the community. Dr. Chou has been producing this popular performance for Flushing Town Hall for more than ten years. We look forward to celebrating the Year of the Ram with Asian dance and much more."

About Flushing Financial Corporation

Flushing Financial Corporation is the holding company for Flushing Bank, a New York State-chartered commercial bank insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. The Bank serves consumers, businesses, and public entities by offering a full complement of deposit, loan, and cash management services through its 17 banking offices located in Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Nassau County. The Bank also operates an online banking division, iGObanking.com®, which offers competitively priced deposit products to consumers nationwide.

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CONTACT: Maria A. Grasso Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer Flushing Bank 718-961-5400Source:Flushing Financial Corporation