BMO Bank of Montreal Invests $2.7 Million in Bank Branch in Winnipeg

    -   Extended banking hours, including Saturdays
    -   Added convenience with drive-thru ABM and ample free parking

    WINNIPEG, July 21 /CNW/ - BMO Bank of Montreal today opened a new 5,800-
square-foot personal and commercial banking branch located at 1385 Henderson
Highway in Winnipeg.
    Branch Manager Chris Maros will lead a team of 16 personal banking and
investment professionals who will serve customers six days a week, including
Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    "We are committed to providing every one of our customers with the best
banking experience," said Mr. Maros. "Our customers can be sure they will be
met by a knowledgeable professional who will sit down and help them understand
our products and services, so they can confidently make the right decisions
for their money."

    Customers can expect:
    -   A highly experienced team of in-house experts, including personal
        banking managers, a financial planner and a BMO Nesbitt Burns
        investment advisor;
    -   Access to commercial account and deposit services;
    -   Two Instabank automated banking machines (ABM), including a
        drive-thru ABM, and;
    -   Full wheelchair accessibility.

    "To AIR MILES collectors in Winnipeg, we have another reason for you to
bank with BMO. Now our customers can collect AIR MILES reward miles whenever
and wherever they make purchases using their BMO Bank of Montreal debit card,"
said John MacAulay, District Vice-President, Manitoba & North West Ontario,
BMO Bank of Montreal.
    "We're unique in the marketplace. No other bank can help you collect
faster and redeem quicker and we are the only major financial institution that
rewards debit purchases with access to a comprehensive choice of more than
800 reward and travel options," added Mr. MacAulay.
    In April, BMO Bank of Montreal revamped its Mosaik Gold AIR MILES Reward
Option, providing cardholders an exclusive 20 per cent discount on all AIR
MILES flight redemptions worldwide.

    BMO's Henderson & Springfield Branch will operate from:

    -   9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m on Mondays to Wednesdays
    -   9:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursdays
    -   9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Fridays
    -   9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturdays

    The branch will hold a grand opening BBQ on Saturday, August 16.

    BMO serves customers through 22 branch locations in Winnipeg. The new
Henderson & Springfield Branch replaces the North Kildonan Branch that was
located at 1108 Henderson Highway.
    BMO is an active corporate citizen and provides major financial support
to many local institutions and not-for-profit organizations, such as the
University of Manitoba, the University of Winnipeg, the Manitoba Theatre
Centre and the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.

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