Libro Financial Group Wins Urban Design Award



    KITCHENER, ON, Oct. 27 /CNW/ - Libro Financial Group is pleased to
announce its Williamsburg Branch received a City of Kitchener 2008 Urban
Design Award. The branch received the Award of Merit because of design
elements including high quality building materials, street presence, site
circulation and good delineation of pedestrian, vehicle and drive through
zones.
    "We are proud of our Williamsburg Branch and would like to thank First
Financial Building Corporation for designing a building that is warm and
welcoming, environmentally friendly, and a beautiful addition to the
community," says Rick Hoevenaars, VP Finance at Libro.
    The Williamsburg Branch, which is located at 1170 Fischer Hallman Rd in
Kitchener, opened in June 2007. The branch received four out of five Green
Globes from a third party environmental building rating system because of its
environmentally friendly and energy efficient features.
    "Thank you to the City of Kitchener for bestowing this honour on our
branch," says Lynn Cameron, Williamsburg Branch Manager. "We're thrilled our
building has been recognized!"
    Libro's third branch in Kitchener-Waterloo opened its doors to the public
today: Monday, October 27. The new branch is located at 420 Erb St. in
Waterloo, and is Libro's 15th branch. Grand opening celebrations will take
place Monday, November 24.

    Libro Financial Group is southwestern Ontario's full-service financial
institution operated by a community of owners and open to everyone. With
50,000 owners and more than $1.5 billion in assets under administration, Libro
delivers a full range of chequing, savings, investment, RRSP, insurance and
loan products along with financial coaching and advice for consumers, and farm
and business owners. For more information, see www.libro.ca.





For further information:

For further information: Tania Goodine, Vice President Brand, Libro
Financial Group, Phone: (519) 672-0130 x328, Cell: (519) 871-0162, E-mail:
tania.goodine@libro.ca

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