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Ruthie Bando Hired as Merchant Services Officer at Home Federal Bank

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Ruthie BandoEugene, OR (December 18, 2012) — Mark Johnson, western Oregon region president for Home Federal Bank, is pleased to announce that Ruthie Bando has joined the bank as merchant services officer. Bando is responsible for the solicitation and sales of bankcard processing services to merchant accounts in western and southern Oregon. She will sell card processing hardware and software and assist merchants in financing equipment.

“Ruthie’s background and experience make her a great addition to our merchant services team,” said Johnson. “We are very pleased to welcome her to the Bank.”

Bando has more than 13 years of banking and financial industry experience. Most recently, she served as a mortgage loan officer with a national bank in Eugene. An avid sports fan, Bando devotes much of her spare time to supporting her children and youth athletics.

Home Federal Bancorp, Inc. is headquartered in Nampa, Idaho and is the parent company of Home Federal Bank, a community bank originally organized in 1920. Home Federal Bank operates a total of 28 branches throughout southwest Idaho and Oregon. The Company's common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol "HOME." For more information, visit the Home Federal Bank website at