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BMO Team of the Week

BMO Team of the Week

July 06, 2011 08:00 ET

Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity: Blainville U11 MAA Celebrates BMO Team of the Week Title

- Team eligible to win grand prize including $125,000 field refurbishment

- Team has selected Leucan Association for Children with Cancer as their charity of choice

- Participated in Leucan's Shaved Head Challenge to raise funds

BLAINVILLE, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - July 6, 2011) - The Blainville U11 MAA boys soccer team is celebrating its recent win as BMO Team of the Week and will be kicking off its contention for BMO Team of the Week 2011 Champion at the BMO Bank of Montreal branch in Blainville.

"The Blainville MAA is an excellent choice for BMO Team of the Week. We are thrilled to be celebrating this talented and thoughtful team's latest achievement at our branch and hope all the boys' supporters can join us," said Mario Rigante, District Vice-President, BMO Bank of Montreal.

The team will receive team track suits, a team party and $500 to a charity of its choice; Leucan. With more than 3,200 families benefiting from its services, Leucan's mission is to help cancer-stricken children and their families believe in a brighter future.

What: BMO Team of the Week celebration, awarding of prize and cheque presentation.
When: July 7th, 2011
6:00PM - 7:30PM
Where: BMO Bank of Montreal
280 de la Seigneurie Ouest
Blainville, QC
Who: The Blainville U11 MAA Boys Soccer Team
Vincent Griet, Team Coach
Charmaine Borg, MP (Terrebonne-Blainville)
Michelle Poirier – President, Blainville Soccer Association
Jean-Pierre Cériani – Technical Director, Blainville Soccer Association
Leucan – Association for Children with Cancer
Linda Levasseur, BMO Bank of Montreal
Tania Dimenna, BMO Bank of Montreal

About BMO Team of the Week

BMO Team of the Week is Canada's premier sport celebration at the grassroots level, engaging a nation and inspiring communities by recognizing youth soccer teams who demonstrate team pride, team spirit, community commitment and passion for the game. From April 1 until June 30, teams were nominated at Fourteen of fifteen weekly winners have already been named BMO Team of the Week, with the last team to be announced July 13. Each BMO Team of the Week is entered for a chance to be voted by Canadians, starting August 1, as BMO Team of the Week 2011 Champion. The grand prize includes a $125,000 refurbishment of their community soccer field and a road trip to a Toronto FC or Vancouver Whitecaps FC home game.

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