Univest Bank and Trust Co.℠ Participates in Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs "Double Plays Pay" Sponsorship

Sponsorship Raises Money for the Lehigh Valley Zoo

SOUDERTON, Pa., April, 12, 2012 - Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania (NASDAQ: UVSP), parent company of Univest Bank and Trust Co., a full-service financial institution with over 135 years of experience in delivering financial solutions including personal and business banking, online banking, residential mortgages, insurance products, investment and wealth advisory solutions*, recently signed a sponsorship agreement with the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs baseball team to help raise money for the Lehigh Valley Zoo, whose mission is to create a safe, engaging and enlightening wildlife experience for guests of all ages as it demonstrates leadership in the cultural, scientific and conservation communities. The sponsorship, "Double Plays Pay" provides a $25 donation to the Lehigh Valley Zoo each time the Iron Pigs turn a double play.

"Univest is proud to partner with the Iron Pigs to raise funds for the Lehigh Valley Zoo," said Phil Jackson, corporate banking market president. "For over 135 years, Univest has helped our customers and communities to 'Believe in the Power of Local' by providing financial solutions, community leadership and volunteer support to the local communities we serve. We're delighted to have the opportunity to go to bat and raise money for the Lehigh Valley Zoo.

Each year of the partnership with the Iron Pigs, Univest has helped a different nonprofit. In 2011, the monies raised went to the Boys & Girls Club of Allentown, in 2010 to Big Brothers Big Sisters Lehigh Valley and in 2009, the Double Plays Pays program supported Dream Come True.

*Investment and insurance products are offered through Univest Investments, Inc., member FINRA/SIPC, and Univest Insurance, Inc., licensed non-bank subsidiaries of Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania.

About Univest Corporation
Headquartered in Souderton, Pennsylvania, Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania (www.univest.net) and its subsidiaries serve the financial needs of residents, businesses, and nonprofit organizations in Bucks, Chester, Montgomery and Lehigh counties. Univest Bank and Trust Co.SM, a member of the FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender, offers customers 32 financial service centers, 12 retirement financial services centers, and 39 ATM locations throughout the region, and is the parent company of Univest Capital, Inc., a small ticket commercial finance business; Univest Insurance, Inc., an independent insurance agency headquartered in Lansdale, Pa., which serves commercial and personal customers; and Univest Investments, Inc., a member of FINRA and SIPC and a full-service broker-dealer and investment advisory firm. For more information on Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania and its subsidiaries, please visit www.univest.net.


About Lehigh Valley Zoo
Lehigh Valley Zoo's core purpose - to save species from extinction - inspires our work, our conservation education programs, and our leadership in wildlife conservation. Lehigh Valley Zoo, located in the Central Range of the scenic 1,100-acre Trexler Nature Preserve, is home to more than 275 animals representing 70 species - from African Penguins to Zebras. The Zoo's animal collection includes sixteen species classified as endangered, threatened, or species of concern: Kordofan Aoudad, Bobcat, West African Black Crowned Crane, Red Kangaroo, Laughing Kookaburra, Mongoose Lemur, Canada Lynx, Scimitar Horned Oryx, North American River Otter, Snowy Owl, African Penguin, Prehensile-Tailed Porcupine, Trumpeter Swan, Tammar Wallaby, Mexican Gray Wolf, and Plains Zebra.

Accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, the Zoo hosts family-friendly events, educational programs and camps. In 2011, attendance reached over 100,000 and over 30,000 students experienced our formal conservation education programs that meet Pennsylvania Assessment Anchors and Eligible Content Standards. Voted Best Family Day Trip in The Morning Call's Readers' Choice Awards for 2009, 2010 and 2011, the Zoo is open year-round and is operated by the Lehigh Valley Zoological Society, a private nonprofit organization.

For information on how to support the Zoo, current operating hours, admission rates, Zoo Reach Program (Zoo Comes to You!), volunteer opportunities and event details, visit http://www.lvzoo.org/, join our Facebook Page, or follow us on Twitter. Lehigh Valley Zoo is listed as an educational improvement organization under the Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program (EITC).