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May 06, 2011 09:00 ET

Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity: BMO's Major Mackenzie and Bayview Branch Celebrates Grand Opening

- 'Making Money Make Sense' in eight languages: English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Taiwanese, Tamil, Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu

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

- Celebration includes a special Lion Dance performance by the Hong Luck Kung Fu Club

RICHMOND HILL, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 6, 2011) - BMO Bank of Montreal invites members of the community to celebrate the grand opening of its new full-service branch located at 1070 Major Mackenzie Drive East on Saturday, May 7th, 2011.

The new BMO branch represents an investment of $1.2 million into the rapidly growing community of Richmond Hill, an area that BMO Economics predicts will expand by 44,000 residences over the next five years.

In order to meet the needs of its growing customer base, the new state-of-the-art branch offers a variety of services, including:

  • Services provided in eight languages: English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Taiwanese, Tamil, Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu
  • Access to commercial account and deposit services;
  • Two Instabank automated banking machines (ABM);
  • Free coin counting machine;
  • Free parking for BMO customers; and,
  • Full wheelchair accessibility.

"We are thrilled to open our doors for the growing community of Richmond Hill," said Betty Cheng, Branch Manager, BMO Bank of Montreal. "With the busy home buying season upon us, we encourage new and existing customers to come in and speak with one of our on-site mortgage specialists who can discuss options such as BMO's five-year fixed low-rate mortgage with a maximum 25-year amortization. This will save homeowners and their families thousands over time and help pay off their mortgage sooner."

Grand Opening Details:
WhoCastro Lui, Councillor, Ward 3, Richmond Hill
Curtis Scragg, District Vice President, GTA North
Vivien Yung, Personal Banking Area Manager, GTA North
Betty Cheng, Branch Manager
WhatGrand Opening Celebration - Major Mackenzie and Bayview Branch
• Special Lion Dance performance by the Hong Luck Kung Fu Club
• Complimentary lunch including barbeque, dim sum and spring rolls
• Great give-aways and prizes including a raffle draw with the chance to win a 16 GB iPad 2
• Official ribbon-cutting ceremony and photo opportunities
• Family-fun activities including face painting, a balloon twister, and BMO the Bear
WhenSaturday, May 7, 2011, from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Speeches and ribbon-cutting at noon
WhereBMO Bank of Montreal Major Mackenzie and Bayview Branch, 1070 Major Mackenzie Drive East, Richmond Hill

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