BMO Financial Group
TSX : BMO
NYSE : BMO

BMO Financial Group
BMO Bank of Montreal

BMO Bank of Montreal

June 07, 2012 08:00 ET

MEDIA ADVISORY: BMO Volunteer Day: BMO Employees in Toronto Give Back in a Special Event on BMO Trading Floor

- BMO employees will be using the Trading Floor at First Canadian Place to clean children's soccer cleats for the upcoming soccer season

- 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.

BARRIE, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 7, 2012) - On Thursday, June 7th, BMO employees in Barrie will help the Seasons Centre for Grieving Children prepare for the Centre's upcoming Healing Hearts Golf Tournament fundraiser. BMO volunteers will assist in grounds clean-up and the organization of event materials.

Seasons Centre for Grieving Children will be celebrating 100 years of service in 2014. The Centre provides a safe environment for children and their families while they deal with the death of a loved one.

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

"The Seasons Centre for Grieving offers support to children in mourning, at a time when they need it most," said Rob Crema, Divisional Director of Investments, BMO Financial Group. "BMO is honoured to lend a hand at a Centre that has sustained families in need in Barrie throughout the years."

Who: Rob Crema, Divisional Director, Investments, BMO Financial Group and 10 BMO volunteers
When: Thursday, June 7, 2012
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Where: Seasons Centre for Grieving Children
38 McDonald Street
Barrie, ON

Contact Information