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BMO Team of the Week

BMO Team of the Week

July 18, 2011 08:00 ET

MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY: Meat Wagon Golden Eagles Celebrate BMO Team of the Week Title

- Team eligible to win grand prize including $125,000 field refurbishment

- Team has selected Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Canada as charity of choice

SIMCOE, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 18, 2011) - The Meat Wagon Golden Eagles U11 soccer team will celebrate their recent win as BMO Team of the Week and kick off their contention for BMO Team of the Week 2011 Champion at a special event to be held at the BMO Bank of Montreal branch in Simcoe, on July 20.

"The Golden Eagles are a passionate and dedicated group of young boys and girls. We will be celebrating their BMO Team of the Week win at the BMO branch on Norfolk Street. It will be a great opportunity to congratulate them on their efforts off the soccer field as well, which include sending soccer gear to school children in Kenya," said Andrew Furgal, District Vice-President, South-central Ontario, BMO Bank of Montreal.

The team will receive team track suit and a team party, and a donation of $500 will be made by BMO to its charity of choice, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Canada. The foundation is committed to finding a cure for diabetes through extensive research.

What: BMO Team of the Week celebration, awarding of prize and cheque
presentation.
When: July 20, 2011
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM.
Where: BMO Bank of Montreal
23 Norfolk St. S
Simcoe, ON, N3Y 2V8
Who: The Meat Wagon Golden Eagles U11 Soccer Team
Bernie Solymar, Head Coach
Anne Martin, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Canada
Noelle Dikasz, Branch Manager, BMO Bank of Montreal

About BMO Team of the Week

BMO Team of the Week is Canada's premier grassroots sport celebration, engaging a nation and inspiring communities by recognizing youth soccer teams that demonstrate team pride, team spirit, community commitment and passion for the game. From April 1 until June 30, teams were nominated at BMOsoccer.com. All fifteen weekly winners have now been named BMO Team of the Week and are now entered for a chance to be voted by Canadians as BMO Team of the Week 2011 Champion. Voting begins August 1. 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.

Internet: www.BMOsoccer.com

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