Media Advisory & Photo Opportunity - RBC's Calgary Main Branch to celebrate 100th anniversary and Calgary Zoo partnership

    CALGARY, Jan. 31 /CNW/ - To celebrate its 100th anniversary, RBC's
Calgary Main Branch is holding a special celebration on Friday, Feb. 2. At
that time, RBC will unveil details of a significant community outreach
partnership with the Calgary Zoo. The partnership is aimed at inspiring
curiosity about the natural world and the value of conservation, as a way to
commemorate the branch's centennial.

    The media are invited to join:
    Who:      RBC employees, clients, and Calgary Zoo representatives

    What:     The announcement of an exciting community partnership to mark
              the 100th anniversary of RBC's Calgary Main Branch

    When:     Friday, Feb. 2, 2007 - 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
              11:30 a.m. - Official presentation and partnership announcement
              Light snacks and refreshments will also be served

    Where:    RBC Calgary Main Branch
              339 Eighth Avenue S.W.

    About RBC Financial Group
    RBC Financial Group (RBC) is considered one of Canada's most respected
corporations and leading employers, and is recognized among the world's
financial, social and environmental leaders. RBC is included on the Dow Jones
Sustainability Index, the Jantzi Social Index, the FTSE4Good Index, and the
Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations ranking. In 2006, the company
contributed more than $83 million to community causes worldwide, through
donations of more than $42 million, and an additional $41 million in
sponsorship of community events and national organizations. The company
produces an annual Corporate Responsibility Report outlining its
sustainability performance.

For further information:

For further information: Diana Ward, RBC Public Affairs at (403)
292-3372 or Belinda de Wolde, Calgary Zoo at (403) 369-7417

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