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September 16, 2011 10:00 ET

Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity: BMO Bank of Montreal Celebrates Grand Opening of Royal Oak Branch in Calgary's Expanding North West

- Royal Oak neighbourhood in Calgary's fast growing North West is home to more than 7,500 residents

- 'Making Money Make Sense' in eight different languages

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

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Sept. 16, 2011) - BMO Bank of Montreal invites members of the community to celebrate the grand opening of its new full-service branch in Calgary's Royal Oak Shopping Centre at 335 - 8888 Country Hills Blvd. N.W. on Saturday, September 17th.

"We are excited to be opening our doors to Calgary's rapidly expanding North West community," said Mike Suzuki, Vice President, Alberta South District, BMO Bank of Montreal. "We encourage new and existing customers to come in and speak with our team about their financial needs, including our commercial banking services. For instance, BMO SmartSteps for Business is a unique tool designed specifically for entrepreneurs to make their business banking more efficient and ultimately boost productivity."

"Economic growth in Calgary has reawakened due to high oil prices and investment in the energy sector," said Robert Kavcic, Economist, BMO Capital Markets. "Furthermore, Alberta is expected to be among Canada's real GDP growth leaders through 2012, supporting firm population growth, rising oil production and one of Canada's lowest jobless rates."

In order to meet the needs of its growing customer base, the new branch is outfitted with the latest banking conveniences, including:

  • Free coin counting machine;
  • Access to commercial account and deposit services;
  • Services provided in eight different languages;
  • Two interior ATMs;
  • Free parking in the shopping centre complex; and
  • Barrier-free access.

Grand Opening Details:

Who Mike Suzuki, Vice President, Alberta South District, BMO Bank of Montreal
Robert Hayes, Senior Vice President, Prairies Division, BMO Bank of Montreal
Michelle Mobarrez, Personal Banking Area Manager, BMO Bank of Montreal
Carey Jaman, Branch Manager, BMO Bank of Montreal
What Grand Opening Celebration – Royal Oak Branch
- Great give-aways and prizes including a raffle draw with the chance to win gift cards and gift baskets
- Complimentary barbeque
- Official ribbon-cutting ceremony and photo opportunities
- Family-fun activities including face painting, a balloon twister, and BMO the Bear
When Saturday, September 17, 2011, from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
- Speeches and ribbon-cutting will commence at noon
Where BMO Bank of Montreal - Royal Oak Branch
Royal Oak Shopping Centre
335 - 8888 Country Hills Blvd. N.W.
Calgary, AB

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