SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 26, 2011
LAPORTE BANCORP, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (219) 362-7511
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
Item 8.01. Other Events.
On September 26, 2011, LaPorte Bancorp, Inc. and The LaPorte Savings Bank (the “Bank”) announced that Dan Carroll has joined the Bank as Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer. The press release announcing these changes is attached as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated by reference herein.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.