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April 28, 2011 10:00 ET

Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity: BMO Bank of Montreal Celebrates Grand Opening of 4th & Balsam Branch in Vancouver

- 'Making Money Make Sense' in eight languages: English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Punjabi, Farsi, Japanese, Urdu, and Tagalog

- Free coin counting machine proves popular

- Celebration features complimentary barbeque, prizes and family-fun activities

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 28, 2011) - BMO Bank of Montreal will be celebrating the grand opening of its new branch located at 2388 West 4th Avenue in Vancouver on Saturday, April 30th.

BMO's state-of-the-art branch provides significant conveniences for customers, including:

  • Two Instabank automated banking machines (ABMs) accessible 24/7;
  • Full wheelchair accessibility;
  • Commercial account and deposit services; and,
  • Coin counting machine, useful for small businesses and personal customers.

"Our customers are enjoying a modern facility, along with a broad range of financial services," said Gary Kang, Branch Manager. "We encourage new and existing customers to visit our branch to learn about some of our products and services, such as our BMO Eco Smart Mortgage, or to turn their coins into cash using one of our free coin counting machines."

Grand Opening Details:

WhoEllen Woodsworth, Vancouver City Councilor
Joanne Gassman, Senior Vice President, BC & Yukon Division
Jennifer Muench, Vice President, Vancouver District
Gary Kang, Branch Manager
What4th & Balsam Branch Grand Opening Celebration
Complimentary barbeque and great prizes including a raffle draw with the change to win an iPad 2
Official ribbon-cutting ceremony and photo opportunities
Family-fun activities include face painting, a balloon twister, and BMO the Bear
WhenSaturday, April 30, 2011 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Speeches and ribbon-cutting at noon
WhereBMO 4th & Balsam Branch, 2388 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver

BMO – Proud to be a Community Partner in Kitsilano:

Since its founding in 1817 as Bank of Montreal, BMO Financial Group has been committed to the communities in which they work and play. Locally, BMO provides major donations to organizations such as the University of British Columbia, the VGH Grandview Woodlands Health Centre, Canucks Autism Network, Arts Club Theatre Granville Island, Union Gospel Mission and the United Way of the Lower Mainland. Most recently, BMO announced its largest donation to date in the province - $2 million to BC Children's Hospital. BMO is also proud to be the first Founding Partner of Vancouver Whitecaps FC.

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