The Board of Directors of Mauch Chunk Trust Financial Corp. declared a dividend of $.18 per share, payable June 30, 2012 to shareholders of record June 1, 2012. This change represents an increase of 6 percent over the 2011 regular dividend rate of $.17 per share.

Mauch Chunk Trust Financial Corp. is the parent company of the Mauch Chunk Trust Company, a community bank with six offices in Carbon and Schuylkill County, PA. On March 31, 2012 the corporation had total assets of $318 million and shareholders' equity of $33.2 million.

Incorporated in 1902, Mauch Chunk Trust is the successor institution to the Second National Bank of Mauch Chunk established in 1864.

For more information on Mauch Chunk Trust visit their Web-Site at www.mauchchunktrust.com [1].