VANCOUVER, June 18, 2012 /CNW/ - On Wednesday June 20, 2012, from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Scotiabank will host the official grand opening of its innovative new Yaletown branch at 1108 Homer Street in Vancouver with special guests, Canucks alumni Trevor Linden and the Grey Cup. During the event, Scotiabank will announce a donation to an important local charity, Covenant House.
"We are pleased to celebrate our new Yaletown branch where we are using a new branch design and the latest technology to help create a uniquely engaging banking experience," said Rob Wilkins, District Vice President of Downtown Vancouver and Northern B.C., Scotiabank. "In the open concept branch, the first of its kind for Scotiabank, customers are provided access to comprehensive financial services through use of the latest technology, like iPads, self-service banking kiosks and cash recycling units."
In addition to checking out the new branch design and use of the latest technology, Vancouverites attending the branch opening can also celebrate their love of hockey and Canadian football by meeting Trevor Linden and seeing the Grey Cup up close in person.
|| Scotiabank Yaletown branch grand opening.
This fun day-long event will include an autograph signing session with hockey favourite Trevor Linden, photo ops with the Grey Cup, an afternoon live broadcast with Team 1040, great door prizes, plus food and refreshments.
|WHERE:||Yaletown Scotiabank branch at 1108 Homer Street in Vancouver.|
|| Wednesday June 20, 2012 from 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
10:15 a.m. - Program to officially open branch & donation announcement for Covenant House
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Autograph signing with Trevor Linden
1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Take your photo with the Grey Cup
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Team 1040 will broadcast live from the branch and will be giving out prizes including 75 pairs of tickets for BC Lions games.
|| Rob Wilkins, District Vice President of Downtown Vancouver/Northern BC, Scotiabank
Katy Martin, Yaletown Branch Manager, Scotiabank
Trevor Linden, Vancouver Canucks alumni
Krista Thompson, Covenant House Executive Director
Annette O'Shea, Executive Director, Yaletown Business Improvement Association
Scotiabank Yaletown Branch Manager
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