Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity - Toronto Maple Leafs Legend Wendel Clark Teams Up With BMO for Grand Opening of new Oshawa Branch



    
    -   Presentation of $10,500 donation to the United Way
    -   Complimentary breakfast and prizes for customers, friends and
        neighbours
    -   Bullfrog powered branch represents an investment of $1.6 million
    

    OSHAWA, ON, Oct. 3 /CNW/ - Wendel Clark will be on hand for autograph
signing and photos this Saturday to help BMO celebrate the grand opening of
Oshawa's newest BMO branch at 925 Taunton Road East.
    In the spirit of Thanksgiving, the branch asks that guests bring a
non-perishable food item to be donated to the Oshawa Salvation Army Food Bank.
    The event will include a complimentary breakfast, official ribbon cutting
ceremony, face painters, balloonists and the chance to win Leafs jerseys and
tickets.
    "We have been waiting with anticipation to begin serving customers in our
new branch in north Oshawa. We look forward to this fun-filled family day and
the opportunity to meet our neighbours and other members of the community,"
said Aaron Naccarato, Branch Manager. "The approach we take with all of our
customers is aimed at 'making money make sense' and we are committed to
providing the clarity customers need to make the financial decisions that suit
them."
    BMO has shown its dedication to the Oshawa community through its support
of higher education with a donation of $1- million to the University of
Ontario's Institute of Technology and Durham College's first-class library
facilities in 2004.

    
    WHEN:  Saturday, October 4, 2008 from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

    WHERE: BMO Bank of Montreal
           925 Taunton Road East
           Oshawa, Ontario

    WHAT:  10:15 a.m. - Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
           10:30 a.m. - Autograph Signing with Wendel Clark
           11:50 a.m. - Raffle prizes, which include two Toronto Maple Leafs
           jerseys and two tickets to a Toronto Maple Leafs home game, are
           drawn.
    

    "To AIR MILES collectors in Oshawa, we have another reason for you to
bank with BMO. Now you can collect AIR MILES reward miles whenever and
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using BMO's Gold Mosaik MasterCard" said Alexandra Dousmanis-Curtis, SVP
Greater Toronto Division, BMO Bank of Montreal. "We're unique in the
marketplace; no other bank can help you collect faster and redeem quicker. We
are the only major financial institution that rewards debit purchases with
access to a comprehensive choice of more than 800 AIR MILES reward and travel
options."





For further information:

For further information: Media Contact: Kasia Lech, Toronto,
Kasia.Lech@bmo.com, (416) 867-3996


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