TORONTO, June 27 /CNW/ - In celebration of Canada's 140th birthday,
Scotiabank is inviting customers and members of the community to visit any
Scotiabank branch in the country on Friday, June 29, 2007 to help kick-off
Canada Day celebrations.
"As one of Canada's oldest banks, Scotiabank has proudly served Canadians
for 175 years. On June 29th, we invite everyone across the country to visit
our branches and join us in celebrating our great nation," said Wendy Hannam,
Executive Vice-President, Domestic Personal Banking and Distribution,
Scotiabank. "This initiative is our way of reaching out to our customers and
the community to thank them for their contribution in making Scotiabank a
Canadian and international success."
Scotiabank is committed to supporting the communities in which we live
and work, both in Canada and abroad. Recognized as a leader internationally
and among Canadian corporations for its charitable donations and philanthropic
activities, in 2006 the Bank provided more than $42 million in sponsorships
and donations to a variety of projects and initiatives, primarily in the areas
of healthcare, education and social services. Scotiabank is on the World Wide
Web at www.scotiabank.com.
For further information:
For further information: Patty Stathokostas, Scotiabank Public Affairs,
(416) 866-3625, firstname.lastname@example.org