MONTREAL, Jan. 13 /CNW Telbec/ - Laurentian Bank is pleased to announce
that it is lending its support to Ski Québec Alpin (SQA), the Québec
Federation of Alpine Skiing, as a Prestige Partner for the third
consecutive year. SQA is kicking off its season of activities with
various programs for youth and a series of competitions in the Québec
Federation's different regional circuits.
In view of another season to be brimming with events, Laurentian Bank
has renewed its commitment as official sponsor of regional K2 circuits
in the Laurentians, Lanaudière, Estrie, Québec City and the Outaouais.
The circuit includes skiers of 13 and 14 years old.
The Bank is also serving as official sponsor of the K1 provincial
championships, as well as principal sponsor of the Laurentian Bank Défi du Carnaval, which will see some 20 different ski clubs from across the province
converge on the Le Relais Ski Centre for some heated competition among
5- to 10-year-olds.
"We at Laurentian Bank are extremely proud of this partnership that
reaches out to and helps young skiers directly to improve their
performance," underlines Gladys Caron, the Bank's Vice-President of
Public Affairs, Communications and Investor Relations. "Our commitment
is aimed essentially at the development and self-actualization of these
young people — an objective that lies at the very heart of our
"Ski Québec Alpin is privileged to be able to count on Laurentian Bank's
support of its commitment to offer young Quebecers an activity that
enables them to evolve as both individuals and athletes," underlines
Mr. Daniel Lavallée, Executive Director of Ski Québec Alpin.
"Competitive alpine skiing is a sport that demands courage and
perseverance -qualities that are essential to personal development.
Thanks to Laurentian Bank, our athletes can set their sights on the
About Laurentian Bank
Laurentian Bank of Canada is a banking institution operating across
Canada and offering its clients diversified financial services.
Distinguishing itself through excellence in service, as well as through
its simplicity and proximity, the Bank serves individual consumers and
small and medium-sized businesses. The Bank also offers its products to
a wide network of independent financial intermediaries through B2B
Trust, as well as full-service brokerage solutions through Laurentian
Laurentian Bank is well established in the Province of Quebec, operating
the third-largest retail branch network. Elsewhere throughout Canada,
it operates in specific market segments where it holds an enviable
position. Laurentian Bank of Canada has more than $23 billion in
balance sheet assets and more than $15 billion in assets under
administration. Founded in 1846, the Bank employs more than 3,600
SOURCE LAURENTIAN BANK OF CANADA
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