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June 05, 2013 11:00 ET

REPEAT-Second Annual BMO Volunteer Day: BMO Employees in Calgary and Across North America Give Back to the Community

- Calgary area BMO employees will be revitalizing the grounds at Wood's Homes

- Approximately 5,600 BMO employees are expected to take part in more than 470 projects across North America

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - June 5, 2013) - On Wednesday, June 5, BMO employees in Calgary will help clean up the Wood's Homes' grounds by planting shrubs and painting to revitalize the grounds for their upcoming celebration of 100 years of service to children and their families.

The event will be part of the second North America-wide BMO Volunteer Day, with 5,600 employees across Canada and the U.S. rolling up their sleeves to give back.

"Wood's Homes is a remarkable organization that has been providing important services for local children and their families for many years," said Robert Hayes, Senior Vice-President, Prairies, BMO Financial Group. "Many people have been touched by the work they do and we're proud to lend a helping hand."

For the past three years Mr. Hayes has been proud to serve as a member of the Wood's Home Foundation Board. Both he and BMO have worked to assist Wood's Homes in a number of capacities, including playing a role in helping the foundation with their current $12 million Capital Campaign.

What: Wood's Homes Clean Up
Who: Robert Hayes, Senior Vice-President, Alberta & Northwest Division, BMO Bank of Montreal and BMO volunteers
When: June 5, 2013
1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. MT
Where: 805 - 37 St. NW
Calgary, Alberta

About Woods Homes

Wood's Homes is a Children's Mental Health Organization that has been supporting vulnerable children and their families for 99 years, through 35 different programs and services throughout Alberta and the Northwest Territories.

BMO Volunteer Day

BMO Volunteer Day is a legacy of BMO Harris Bank in the United States, which launched the event in 2001. In recent years, the initiative has expanded to include all of BMO Financial Group. This year, BMO Volunteer Day will take place on June 5th; it will include approximately 5,600 employees participating in more than 470 projects in communities across Canada and the U.S.

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