SOURCE: BMO Harris Bank

June 05, 2013 17:20 ET

BMO Harris Bank Volunteers Lend a Hand in Southwest Wisconsin

Over 200 Employees Throughout Southwest Wisconsin Were Active on BMO Volunteer Day, Supporting a Wide Range of Community Organizations

MADISON, WI--(Marketwired - Jun 5, 2013) - Launched over a decade ago, BMO Financial Group's annual Volunteer Day was celebrated on June 5th as approximately 5,600 BMO volunteers spread out aross the U.S and Canada, volunteering at over 470 organizations. Over 200 of those volunteers were in Southwest Wisconsin.

"BMO Volunteer Day provides us with a wonderful opportunity to marshall our collective resources for the betterment of the local community," said Doug Nelson, Regional President, Southwest Wisconsin, BMO Harris Bank. "Community involvement is part of our DNA at BMO Harris Bank, and I'm very proud that over 200 of my colleagues in Southwest Wisconsin are active today as BMO volunteers."

Some of the activities that took place include:

  • 75 volunteers hauled brush, mulched trails and planted trees at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center.

PHOTO: BMO Volunteers haul brush at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center

  • 20 volunteers were active at the Watertown Recreational Outreach Center, preparing food for the teens that attend events at the center.

  • 20 volunteers focused on general maintenance projects at the YWCA Rock County Care House.

About BMO Volunteer Day
Approximately 5,600 BMO employees across the U.S. and Canada are making a difference on June 5 by volunteering in our communities at more than 470 organizations. Launched in 2001, BMO Volunteer Day is a North American initiative that has grown significantly in each year of its efforts. Employees volunteer in a variety of projects throughout the bank's communities, including children and youth organizations, elder care, food banks, community housing, health care facilities, family resource centers, parks and recreational facilities, military personnel, relief organizations and homeless shelters.

About BMO Harris Bank
BMO Harris Bank provides a broad range of personal banking products and solutions through over 600 branches and approximately 1,300 ATMs in Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Kansas, Missouri, Minnesota, Nevada, Arizona and Florida. BMO Harris Bank's commercial banking team provides a combination of sector expertise, local knowledge and mid-market focus throughout the U.S. For more information about BMO Harris Bank, go to the company fact sheet. Deposit and loan products and services provided by BMO Harris Bank N.A. Member FDIC. BMO Harris Bank(SM) is a trade name used by BMO Harris Bank N.A. BMO Harris Bank is part of BMO Financial Group, a North American financial organization with approximately 1,600 branches, and approximately $542 billion in assets (as of Jan. 31, 2013).

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Patrick O'Herlihy
    (312) 461-6970