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June 07, 2012 08:00 ET

Media Advisory-BMO Volunteer Day: BMO Employees in Kitchener-Waterloo and Across North America Give Back

- BMO Employees will put on their gardening gloves to spruce up the gardens of DeafBlind Services in Kitchener-Waterloo

- 6,500 BMO employees will take part in the bank's first North America-wide volunteer day

- 400 projects across Canada and the U.S.

KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 7, 2012) - On Thursday, June 7th, BMO employees in Kitchener-Waterloo will help to beautify the green spaces of the DeafBlind Ontario Services buildings. Volunteers will prepare flower beds, prune, weed, plant, rake, seed lawns and clean a backyard pond.

DeafBlind Ontario Services supports adults who are deafblind with housing assistance, living skills, work experience and other specialized services.

The event will be part of the first North America-wide BMO Volunteer Day, with 6,500 employees across Canada and the U.S. rolling up their sleeves to give back.

"Volunteering at DeafBlind Ontario Services is a unique way for BMO employees to support a service in Kitchener-Waterloo that provides a key benefit to community members," said Susan Brown, Senior Vice-President, Ontario Region, BMO Bank of Montreal. "Supporting the communities in which we live and work is a significant aspect of BMO's volunteer efforts. Working with the agency staff and clients has been a tremendous experience."

DeafBlind Services - Waterloo
Who: Susan Brown, Senior Vice-President, Ontario Region, BMO Bank of Montreal and 8 BMO volunteers
When: Thursday, June 7, 2012
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Where: DeafBlind Services
41 Ridgeview Crescent
Waterloo, ON
DeafBlind Services - Kitchener
Who: Janet Peddigrew, District Vice-President, Midwest Ontario, BMO Bank of Montreal and 8 BMO volunteers
When: Thursday, June 7, 2012
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Where: DeafBlind Services
154 Old Chicopee Drive
Kitchener, ON

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