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FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM

Change in Bank Control Notices; Acquisitions of Shares of a Bank or Bank Holding Company

The notificants listed below have applied under the Change in Bank Control Act (12 U.S.C. 1817(j)) and SS 225.41 of the Board's Regulation Y (12 CFR 225.41) to acquire shares of a bank or bank holding company. The factors that are considered in acting on the notices are set forth in paragraph 7 of the Act (12 U.S.C. 1817(j)(7)).

The notices are available for immediate inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank indicated. The notices also will be available for inspection at the offices of the Board of Governors. Interested persons may express their views in writing to the Reserve Bank indicated for that notice or to the offices of the Board of Governors. Comments must be received not later than October 15, 2012.

A. Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond (Adam M. Drimer, Assistant Vice President) 701 East Byrd Street, Richmond, Virginia 23261-4528:

1.Richard Geno Preservati,individually; and with Nancy Karen Preservati, both of Captiva, Florida; as a group acting in concert to acquire voting shares of New Peoples Bankshares, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire votingshares of New Peoples Bank, Inc., both in Honaker, Virginia.

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, September 25, 2012. Margaret McCloskey Shanks, Associate Secretary of the Board.