Media Advisory - RBC Olympian Jeff Bean to help celebrate RBC After-School Grant Donation to Somerset West Community Health Centre



    OTTAWA, Oct. 23 /CNW/ - Identified as having one of the best after-school
programs in the country, the Somerset West Community Health Centre will be
awarded a prestigious After-School Grant from RBC Financial Group (RBC) at a
unique community celebration on October 25.
    The Somerset West Community Health Centre is one of only 77 after-school
programs from across Canada to receive an RBC After-School Grant this year.
    RBC Olympian Jeff Bean, a freestyle skiing 2006 Olympian, will be on hand
at the event to share his experiences, engage the program's participants in
fun activities and inspire them to be the best they can be. He will also
present the children with chocolate gold medals to honour their efforts and
accept a unique good luck message from the children.

    
          Who:   -  Youth and staff from the Somerset West Community
                    Health Centre
                 -  Jeff Bean, RBC Olympian
                 -  RBC Financial Group representatives

          When:  October 25, 2007
                 4 p.m. - Comments by RBC Olympian Jeff Bean and cheque
                 presentation

          Where: Somerset West Community Health Centre
                 300 Rochester Street, Ottawa
    

    Media are invited to attend a photo opportunity of the cheque
presentation and the children's delivery of a unique good luck message to Jeff
Bean.

    About RBC Financial Group

    RBC Financial Group (RBC) is considered one of Canada's most respected
corporations and leading employers, and is recognized among the world's
financial, social and environmental leaders. RBC is included on the Dow Jones
Sustainability Index, the Jantzi Social Index, the FTSE4Good Index, and the
Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations ranking. In 2006, the company
contributed more than $83 million to community causes worldwide, through
donations of more than $42 million, and an additional $41 million in
sponsorship of community events and national organizations. The company
produces an annual Corporate Responsibility Report outlining its
sustainability performance.





For further information:

For further information: Dano Spooner, Communications Manager, RBC, Tel:
(416) 974-0347, email: dano.spooner@rbc.com


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