Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 219, Akron, Ohio, hired National City Bank as record keeper, custodian and investment provider for its $40 million participant-directed annuity plan, said John Wagner, business manager for the fund. He said the plan will offer 10 investment options, up from four, with nine new options. Compensation Programs of Ohio is administrator; the plan is self-trusteed. D.A. Hudson & Associates assisted.