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May 26, 2011 10:00 ET

Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity: BMO Bank of Montreal Celebrates Grand Opening of Lougheed Town Centre Branch in Burnaby

- The new BMO branch represents a $1.2 million investment in the Burnaby community

- Free coin counting machine for customers

- Celebration includes complimentary barbeque and chance to win one of three pairs of tickets to see the Vancouver Whitecaps FC versus LA Galaxy game

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - May 26, 2011) - BMO Bank of Montreal will be celebrating the grand opening of its new branch located in the Lougheed Town Centre shopping mall at 160 – 9855 Austin Avenue, Burnaby, BC, on Saturday, May 28.

BMO's new state-of-the-art branch provides a variety of banking conveniences for customers, including:

  • 'Making money make sense' in five languages: English, Mandarin, Portuguese, Hindi and Punjabi;
  • Access to commercial account and deposit services;
  • Three Instabank automated banking machines (ABM);
  • A free coin counting machine;
  • Full wheelchair accessibility; and,
  • Free parking for BMO customers.

"Our customers are enjoying a more modern facility, along with the broad range of financial services they've come to expect from BMO," said Nathan Thorpe, Branch Manager, BMO Bank of Montreal. "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 our free coin counting machine."

Grand Opening Details:

WhoHenry Donkers, Vice President, Vancouver Suburban District, BMO Bank of Montreal
Guido Titotto, Personal Banking Area Manager, BMO Bank of Montreal
Nathan Thorpe, Branch Manager, BMO Bank of Montreal
WhatLougheed Town Centre Branch Grand Opening Celebration
- Complimentary barbeque and great prizes, including a chance to win tickets to see the Vancouver Whitecaps FC play the LA Galaxy
- Official ribbon-cutting ceremony and photo opportunities
- Family-fun activities including face painting, a balloon twister, and BMO the Bear
WhenSaturday, May 28, 2011 from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Speeches and ribbon-cutting at 12:30 pm
WhereLougheed Town Centre Branch at 160 – 9855 Austin Avenue, Burnaby, BC

BMO – Proud to be a Community Partner in Burnaby:

BMO provides major donations to organizations such as Simon Fraser University, BCIT, the National Nikkei Museum & Heritage Centre, and 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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