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BMO Team of the Week

BMO Team of the Week

May 12, 2011 10:00 ET

MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY-Southwest United Red Devils Girls U10 Team Celebrates BMO Team of the Week Title

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

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - May 12, 2011) -

Attention Sports and Lifestyle Editors

The Southwest United Red Devils of Calgary are celebrating their recent win as BMO Team of the Week. The SWU Red Devils will receive team track suits, a team party and $500 to a charity of their choice. The team is now a contender to be BMO Team of the Week 2011 Champion and win $125,000 to upgrade their local soccer field.

The SWU Red Devils have named KidSport Alberta as their charity. KidSport provides support to children and removes the financial barriers that may prevent them from participating in organized sports. There are 35 chapters in Alberta that work with more than 100 communities.

"We would like to congratulate the Red Devils for the BMO Team of the Week win," said Mike Suzuki, District Vice-President, Calgary, BMO Bank of Montreal. "Calgarians are invited to celebrate with them and learn more about these bright young girls and their charity of choice, KidSport."

What:Team celebration, awarding of prize and cheque presentation.
When:Saturday, May 14, 2011
Noon -1:30PM.
Where:BMO Branch MacLeod & 94th
Who:The SWU Red Devils
Michael Wesolowski, Team Coach
Laura Patko, Branch Manager, BMO Bank of Montreal
Kaisa Christie, KidSport Calgary

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 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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