Media Advisory/Photo opportunity - BMO Bank of Montreal Celebrates the Relocation of Bradford's North Centre Branch

      -  Donation presented to the Bradford Soccer Club in the amount of
      -  Chance to win TFC tickets and other TFC prizes
      -  Celebration includes complimentary breakfast, giveaways and
         other fun activities for the family

    BRADFORD, ON, April 8 /CNW/ - BMO Bank of Montreal will celebrate the
grand opening of Bradford's newly located Bradford branch at 476 Holland
Street West in Bradford. The Honourable Douglas White, Mayor of Bradford, will
be in attendance alongside branch staff to officially celebrate the branch's
    "We are delighted to be able to 'make money make sense' for our customers
in our new centrally located branch", said branch manager Nelly Galifi. "We
want to invite members of the community and new and existing customers to
enjoy a fun filled family day that includes a complimentary breakfast."
    BMO Bank of Montreal is committed to the Bradford community and will
present the Bradford Soccer Club with a $2500 donation. Branch staff will also
be selling Echinacea seed packages for $2 in support of the Shelter from the
Storm campaign, Canada's largest national campaign dedicated to ending
violence against women.

    WHEN:   Saturday, April 11, 2009 from 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

    WHERE:  BMO Bank of Montreal
            476 Holland St. West
            Bradford, ON L3Z 0A2

    WHAT:   9:30 a.m. - Event begins
            12:00 p.m. - Formal speeches begin - Nelly Galifi, Branch Manager
            12:15 p.m. - Ribbon cutting ceremony with Mayor Douglas White
            12:20 p.m. - Raffle prizes, which include TFC tickets at BMO
            Field, two authentic TFC Red Home Jerseys and a TFC hat and scarf

    "The town of Bradford has seen healthy population growth in recent
years," said Michael Gregory, Senior Economist, BMO Capital Markets. "Total
population increased 8.1% in the five years through 2006, well above both the
national and provincial rate."
    The event will include an official ribbon cutting ceremony, balloonists,
BMO the Bear, a complimentary breakfast and the chance to win TFC authentic
jerseys and TFC tickets.

    BMO Bank of Montreal in Bradford

    BMO Bank of Montreal is committed to Bradford's growing community through
their sponsorship of the Bradford Soccer Club as well as their initiatives
with the Shelter from the Storm campaign. BMO Bank of Montreal in Bradford has
a total of three Instabank machines including a drive-thru and has a team of
11 employees.

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For further information: Media Contact: Martha Mcinnis, Toronto,, (416) 867-3996

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