MONTREAL, March 13, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - National Bank is proud to
announce a three-year financial partnership with the Young Associates
Committee and the Atelier lyrique of Opéra de Montréal. The Bank kicks off its partnership this week by acting as the official
presenter of the National Bank Night at the Opera. This spectacular benefit event will take place on Friday, March 15 at 7:30 p.m., amid the sets of the renowned opera Dead Man Walking.
"Promoting the development of young people is a priority for National
Bank. It was therefore only natural for us to support the Young
Associates and the Atelier lyrique de l'Opéra de Montréal, which both do their part to introducing young people to the world of
arts and culture," said Lise-Anne Amyot, Vice-President - Brand Image
and Data Governance at National Bank.
The goal of the event is to raise funds to support Opéra de Montréal, and introduce young professionals from the Montreal area to the world
of opera or give them an opportunity to rediscover the art form in a
completely different kind of setting.
A few tickets, at a cost of $125, are still available on the Opéra de Montréal website (http://www.operademontreal.com/en/support/young-associates). National Bank clients can obtain 20% off the regular price of
Every year, through its donations and sponsorships program and the
initiatives of its employees, National Bank supports hundreds of
organizations across Canada. It is particularly committed to supporting
health, education, arts and culture, and community outreach, with the
goal of generating positive benefits for communities. To find out more,
About the Young Associates of Opéra de Montréal
Formed in 2009 by a group of young professionals, the Young Associates
Committee aims to support the Opéra de Montréal's administration in
meeting its goals of broadening and renewing its audience, reaching out
to the business community, and mobilizing young professionals. Young
Associates are in turn provided with unique opportunities for
discussion and learning, as well as privileged access to opera.
About National Bank of Canada
With $184 billion in assets as at January 31, 2013, National Bank of
Canada (www.nbc.ca) together with its subsidiaries, forms one of Canada's leading
integrated financial groups, and has been named among the five
strongest banks in the world by Bloomberg Markets. The Bank has close
to 20,000 employees and is widely recognized as a top employer. Its
securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: NA). Follow
the Bank's activities via social media and learn more about its
extensive community involvement at clearfacts.ca and commitment.nationalbank.ca.
SOURCE: National Bank of Canada
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