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September 09, 2011 07:00 ET

Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity: BMO Celebrates Grand Opening of New $1.8 Million Branch in Fast Growing Alton Village

- 'Making Money Make Sense' in nine different languages

- Burlington's newest residential development, Alton Village, will be home to more than 8,000 residents

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

BURLINGTON, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 9, 2011) - BMO Bank of Montreal invites members of the community to celebrate the grand opening of its new full-service branch in Burlington at 3027 Appleby Line, located at the intersection of Appleby Line and Dundas, in Alton Village.

Alton Village is a newly developed community in Burlington, with capacity for 3,000 houses and 8,000 residents. The branch is BMO's sixth in the Burlington area, and represents a $1.8 million investment in the community.

"Burlington's robust economy boasts a relatively low jobless rate of 6.4 per cent in July and is exposed to a wide range of industries including advanced manufacturing, information technology and finance," said Robert Kavcic, Economist, BMO Capital Markets.

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 nine different languages;
  • One interior ATM and one drive-thru;
  • Free parking for BMO customers; and
  • Barrier-free access.

"We are excited to be opening our doors to the expanding community of Alton Village," said David Varghese, Branch Manager, 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."

Grand Opening Details:

Who Alex Dousmanis-Curtis, Senior Vice President, BMO Bank of Montreal
Mike Bonner, Vice President, Commercial Banking, BMO Bank of Montreal
John MacAulay, Vice President, GTA West, BMO Bank of Montreal
Clare Staley, Personal Banking Area Manager, BMO Bank of Montreal
David Varghese, Branch Manager, BMO Bank of Montreal
What Grand Opening Celebration – Appleby Line and Dundas
Great give-aways and prizes including a raffle draw with the chance to win one of two Toronto FC (TFC) packages or one of four prizes of 250 AIR MILES reward miles
Complimentary lunch
Official ribbon-cutting ceremony and photo opportunities
Family-fun activities including face painting, a balloon twister, and BMO the Bear
When Saturday, September 10, 2011, from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Speeches and ribbon-cutting will commence at noon
Where BMO Bank of Montreal
3027 Appleby Line
Burlington, ON

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