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BMO Team of the Week

BMO Team of the Week

May 27, 2011 08:50 ET

MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY-Peterborough City Celebrates BMO Team of the Week Title

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

- Team has selected the Canadian Cancer Society as charity of choice

PETERBOROUGH, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 27, 2011) -

Attention Sports and Lifestyle Editors

The members of the Peterborough City U12 Boys soccer team are celebrating their recent win as BMO Team of the Week and kicking off their contention for BMO Team of the Week 2011 Champion at their local BMO branch in Peterborough.

As BMO Team of the Week, the Peterborough City boys will receive team track suits, a team party and $500 to the charity of their choice, the Canadian Cancer Society. The Canadian Cancer Society's aim is to eliminate cancer and improve the quality of life of those diagnosed with the disease.

"The Peterborough City Boys embody the spirit of this contest," said Lloyd Fleming, District Vice-President, Central and Northern Ontario, BMO Bank of Montreal. "We look forward to celebrating with the Peterborough community and recognizing these remarkable young boys for their accomplishments both on and off the field."

What:Team celebration, awarding of prize and cheque presentation.
When:May 31, 2011
3:30PM - 5:00PM.
Where:BMO Lansdowne Place - 645 Lansdowne Street West,
Peterborough
Who:The Peterborough City U12 Team
Biren Patel, Team Coach
Lindsay Fullman, The Canadian Cancer Society
Wendy Cooke, Branch Manager, BMO Bank of Montreal

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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