MONTREAL, Dec. 6, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - It is with great pleasure that
Laurentian Bank is renewing its association for a ninth consecutive
year as a Friend of the Media's Big Food Drive.
From November 26 through December 24, the Bank's 157 branches will serve
as collection points for non-perishable food items and cash donations.
During this period, a host of employees will be involved in the cause
by looking after the in-branch collection of donations, by counting the
money raised on December 6, as well as by collecting donations in the
street that same day.
"Our participation in the Media's Big Food Drive is important for all
employees," underlines Stéphane Gagnon, Sales and Advising Manager
senior vice-president, Marketing and Product Management at Laurentian
Bank. "In fact, our entire organization is mobilizing its efforts, with
hundreds of employees rolling up their sleeves to help bring some
happiness to the lives of needy families. I invite the public to come
visit us in our branches and to give generously in aid of the
Once again this year, some Bank branches will be serving as official
counting stations on December 6. As such, we are pleased to be working
in partnership with Garda, which will be offering its generous support
with this activity.
About Laurentian Bank
Laurentian Bank of Canada is a pan-Canadian banking institution that
manages more than $35 billion in balance sheet assets and over $32
billion in assets under administration. Founded in 1846, Laurentian
Bank was selected in 2012 as one of the 10 winners of the Canada's Passion Capitalists program in recognition of its sustained success through the promotion of
passion within its ranks. The Bank employs more than 4,000 people.
Recognized for its excellent service, accessibility and conviviality,
Laurentian Bank serves more than one million clients within market
segments in which it holds an enviable position. In addition to
occupying a prime place among consumers in Québec, where it operates
the third largest branch network, the Bank has built a solid reputation
across Canada in the area of real estate and commercial financing
thanks to its teams working out of more than 35 offices in Ontario,
Québec, Alberta and British Columbia. For its part, the institution's
B2B Bank subsidiary is a Canadian leader in the provision of banking
products to financial advisors and brokers, while Laurentian Bank
Securities' expertise and effective integrated brokerage services are
also widely recognized nationwide.
SOURCE: LAURENTIAN BANK OF CANADA
For further information:
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514 284-4500, extension 8232