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BMO Team of the Week

BMO Team of the Week

June 29, 2011 13:15 ET

MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY: Cordova Bay Impact Celebrates BMO Team of the Week Title

- Team Eligible to Win Grand Prize, Including $125,000 Field Refurbishment

- Team Raised Money to Make Their Dreams Come True and Travel to Sweden for Gothia Cup

- Team has Selected the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation as Charity of Choice

VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 29, 2011) - The Impact of Cordova Bay are celebrating their win as BMO Team of the Week and kicking off their contention for BMO Team of the Week 2011 Champion at the BMO Shelbourne & Pear Branch in Victoria tomorrow.

As BMO Team of the Week, the Cordova Bay Impact will receive team tracksuits, $500 for the team, and a charitable donation to a charity of their choice. The team has selected the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) as their charity. Until a cure is found, JDRF is committed to working tirelessly to develop new and better treatments to improve the lives of people who have type 1 diabetes and keep them as healthy as possible.

"After months of fundraising, these impressive young girls are on their way to Sweden to play in the Gothia Cup. Before they leave, we will celebrate yet another one of their long list of achievements - a BMO Team of the Week win. We hope many local Impact supporters can join us at the BMO Shelbourne & Pear branch for this celebratory event," said Shelly Jensen, District Vice-President, Vancouver Island, BMO Bank of Montreal.

What:Team celebration pizza party, awarding of prize and cheque presentation
When:June 30, 2011
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Where:BMO Branch
3616 Shelbourne Street
Victoria, BC V8P 5J5
Who:The Cordova Bay Impact
Brad Babcook & Doug Noel, Team Coaches
Carmen Welta, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

About BMO Team of the Week

BMO Team of the Week is Canada's premier sport celebration at the grassroots level, engaging a nation and inspiring communities by recognizing youth soccer teams who demonstrate team pride, team spirit, community commitment and passion for the game. From April 1 until June 30, teams can be nominated at BMOsoccer.com. Fifteen weekly winners will be named BMO Team of the Week and entered for a chance to be voted by Canadians, starting August 1, as BMO Team of the Week 2011 Champion. The grand prize includes a $125,000 refurbishment of their community soccer field and a road trip to a Toronto FC or Vancouver Whitecaps FC home game.

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