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Worthington National Bank Selected as Finalist for Restoration Award
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Local Bank Selected as Finalist for Restoration Award
 
Worthington National Bank Honored by Texas Downtown Association
 

FORT WORTH, Texas -- October 3, 2007 -- Tarrant County-based Worthington National Bank was selected as a finalist for the 2007 Texas Downtown Association Presidents Award Program in the Best Restoration category. Winners will be announced at an Awards Gala the evening of October 18, 2007 in Fort Worth.  
   
Selected from a pool of projects across the state of Texas, Worthington National Bank is being honored for its complete interior restoration of its downtown Fort Worth location, the historic Burk Burnett Building in Sundance Square.  
   
Built in 1914, the Burk Burnett Building was Fort Worth's first true skyscraper and originally housed a bank. Nearly a hundred years later, Worthington National Bank has restored the location with unparalleled attention to historical accuracy and detail to the banking days of the old west.
   
Worthington National Bank has received two other awards for this project, the Texas Historical Foundation Judge James Wheat Award and the Texas Bankers Foundation Cornerstone Award.
 
The Texas Downtown Association (TDA) is a statewide non-profit organization with 400 members involved in downtown revitalization projects. By fostering development and revitalization, TDA strives to enhance the economic vitality of Texas downtowns and neighborhood commercial districts by providing resources, networking opportunities, education and advocacy.    
 
About Worthington National Bank

Worthington National Bank, one of the few locally-owned and operated banks in Tarrant County, puts a priority on relationship-based banking. There are no 1-800 numbers and no automated phone systems. Offering checking, savings, money market accounts and loans, Worthington National Bank's philosophy is that all customers are treated the same and clients are a name, not a number. Additionally, Worthington is committed to serving its communities and preserving Texas heritage, history and art. For more information, please visit www.worthingtonbank.com.  
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