Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity - Toronto Maple Leafs Legend Wendel Clark and Mayor Rob Burton Team Up With BMO for Grand Opening of Oakville Branch

    -  Complimentary breakfast and prizes for customers, friends and
    -  Bullfrog powered branch represents an investment of $2.2 million in
       Oakville community

    OAKVILLE, ON, Jan. 22 /CNW/ - Former Toronto Maple Leafs Captain Wendel
Clark and Oakville Mayor, Rob Burton will be joining in the celebration of the
grand opening of a new BMO branch. The 9,300 square foot branch at 239
Lakeshore Road East is just two blocks east of the branch's previous location.
    The branch is inviting members of the community and new and existing
clients to enjoy a fun filled family morning. The morning will include an
autograph session with Wendel Clark, an official ribbon cutting ceremony, BMO
the Bear, a chance to win Leaf Jerseys and tickets and to enjoy a
complimentary breakfast.
    "We look forward to this fun-filled family day and the opportunity to
meet our neighbours and other members of the community," said Julie Petendra,
Branch Manager. "The approach we take with all of our customers is aimed at
'making money make sense' and we are committed to providing the clarity
customers need to make the financial decisions that suit them."

    WHEN:   Saturday, January 24, 2009 from 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

    WHERE:  BMO Bank of Montreal
            239 Lakeshore Rd, East L6J 1H7 Oakville, ON

    WHAT:   10:00 a.m. - Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
            10:30 a.m. - Autograph Signing with Wendel Clark
            11:50 a.m. - Raffle prizes, which include two Toronto Maple Leafs
                         jerseys and two tickets to a Toronto Maple Leafs
                         home game, are drawn.

    "To AIR MILES collectors in Oakville, we have another reason for you to
bank with BMO. Now you can collect AIR MILES reward miles whenever and
wherever you make purchases using your BMO Bank of Montreal debit card or
receive an exclusive 20 per cent discount on all flights offered by AIR MILES
using BMO's Gold MasterCard" said Rick Ross, Personal Banking Area Manager,
BMO Bank of Montreal. "We're unique in the marketplace; no other bank can help
you collect faster and redeem quicker. We are the only major financial
institution that rewards debit purchases with access to a comprehensive choice
of more than 800 AIR MILES reward and travel options."

For further information:

For further information: Media Contact: Martha McInnis, Toronto, (416)

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