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BMO Bank of Montreal

May 13, 2011 09:30 ET

Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity: BMO's Avenue Road and Fairlawn Branch Celebrates Grand Opening

- 'Making Money Make Sense' in eleven languages: English, Farsi, Italian, Spanish, Talalog, Macedonian, Greek, French, Urdu, Kachi, and Gujrati

- The new BMO branch represents an investment of $1.4 million into the Bedford Park-Nortown community

- Free coin counting machine proves popular with community groups and individuals

- Complementary BBQ lunch

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 13, 2011) - BMO Bank of Montreal invites members of the community to celebrate the grand opening of its new full-service branch located at 1705 Avenue Road on Saturday, May 14, 2011, in the Bedford Park-Nortown neighbourhood in Toronto.

With services provided in 11 different languages, the new BMO facility is designed to create a welcoming and comfortable banking experience for customers. In an open-concept design, the branch features individualized customer service stations and is outfitted with the latest banking conveniences including:

  • Access to commercial account and deposit services;
  • Two Instabank automated banking machines (ABM); and,
  • A no-fee coin counting machine.

Cathy Galitsiadis, Branch Manager, welcomes new and existing customers into the new BMO Bank of Montreal branch. "From May 2 until June 1, 2011, we are happy to offer the first 75 customers who invest $10,000 into a one to five year GIC a complimentary $100 added to your principle investment," said Ms. Galitsiadis.

Ms. Galitsiadis leads a team of 16 professionals including three financial service managers, a BMO Nesbitt Burns representative, and an in-house mortgage specialist.

Grand Opening Details:
WhoLily Capriotti, District Vice President, GTA Central, BMO Bank of Montreal
Anne Kozak, Personal Banking Area Manager, OVP-GTA Central, BMO Bank of Montreal
Cathy Galitsiadis, Branch Manager, BMO Bank of Montreal
WhatGrand Opening Celebration – Avenue Road and Fairlawn branch
Complimentary barbeque lunch
Great give-aways and prizes including a raffle draw with the chance to win gift certificates from Bruno's and Pusateri's
Official ribbon-cutting ceremony and photo opportunities
Family-fun activities under the Blue Sky Craft Tent includes seed planting, face painting, a balloon twister, and BMO the Bear
WhenSaturday, May 14, 2011, from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Speeches and ribbon-cutting at noon
WhereBMO Bank of Montreal Avenue Road and Fairlawn branch, 1705 Avenue Road, Toronto, Ontario, M5M 3Y5

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