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September 12, 2012 13:36 ET

Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity: Whitecaps FC Player Young-Pyo Lee to Meet Fans at BMO Coquitlam Branch

COQUITLAM, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 12, 2012) - The BMO Bank of Montreal branch in Coquitlam Town Centre will welcome Young-Pyo (YP) Lee, the South Korean soccer star and Whitecaps FC defender, for an autograph session on Friday, September 21, 2012.

Regarded as a soccer legend in South Korea, Mr. Lee joined Whitecaps FC in December 2011, following a highly distinguished club and international career that included appearances at three FIFA World Cup tournaments. A speedy and skilful defender, he can play on either the right or left flank and has a huge fan following with 'Caps supporters.

"We are very pleased to welcome YP Lee to BMO's Coquitlam Town Centre branch, which is in the heart of Coquitlam's Koreatown neighbourhood," said Henry Donkers, Vice President, Vancouver Suburban District, BMO Bank of Montreal. "Our employees, both those who speak Korean and those who are soccer fans, are excited to participate in the meet and greet with Lee at the branch for this autograph and photo session."

"Coquitlam's Korean citizens make a unique contribution to the area around North Road and Lougheed Highway. BMO values the strong relationships built amongst the Korean businesses and residents in the area," said Mr. Donkers.

What: Special appearance by Whitecaps FC player and legendary South Korean soccer star Young-Pyo Lee, who will be signing autographs at the BMO Coquitlam Town Centre Branch. One autograph allowed per person.
When: Friday, September 21, 2012, 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Where: BMO Coquitlam Town Centre Branch at 1 -1161 The High Street
Who: Young-Pyo Lee, Whitecaps FC
Ilda Brazinha, Personal Banking Area Manager
Anna Chang, Branch Manager, BMO Bank of Montreal

Contact Information

  • For more information or to RSVP your attendance,
    media can contact:
    Laurie Grant