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BMO Team of the Week

BMO Team of the Week

June 16, 2011 09:00 ET

REPEAT-Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity: 44's Boreal FC U10 Celebrate BMO Team of the Week Title

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

- Team has selected Maison de soins palliatifs de la Riviere-du-Nord as their charity of choice

ST. JEROME, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - June 16, 2011) - The 44's Boreal FC U10 girls soccer team is celebrating its win as BMO Team of the Week and will be kicking off its contention for BMO Team of the Week 2011 Champion at the BMO Bank of Montreal branch in St. Jerome.

"Congratulations to the 44's on the BMO Team of the Week win. These young girls are inspirational and learned true adversity last year when one of their teammates suddenly passed away. By naming their team after her jersey number, they have proven their dedication to the game and to each other," said Mario Rigante, District Vice-President, Laval and Northwestern Quebec, BMO Bank of Montreal.

The team will receive team track suits, a team party and $500 to a charity of its choice – Maison de soins palliatifs de la Rivière-du-Nord (MSPRN). Since its opening, the MSPRN has offered free palliative care to more than 400 patients.

What:BMO Team of the Week celebration, awarding of prize and cheque presentation.
When:June 16th, 2011
6:00PM - 7:30PM
Where:BMO Bank of Montreal – 288 rue St-Georges, St-Jerome
Who:The Boreal FC 44's U10 girls soccer team
Denis Corbeil, Boreal FC President
Trevor Brown, Team Coach
Madeleine Lavoie, BMO Bank of Montreal
Marc Laurin, Sports and Recreation's Municipal Councillor for the city of St-Colomban
Marcel Renaud, Maison de soins palliatifs de la Rivière-du-Nord

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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