SOURCE: Scotiabank

Scotiabank

April 07, 2014 11:30 ET

Scotiabank to Announce Gift to Okanagan College

KELOWNA, BC--(Marketwired - April 07, 2014) - Okanagan College will receive a donation from Scotiabank on Monday, April 7 at 1:45 p.m. to establish a new centre within the School of Business where students can learn business skills to support non-profit organizations.

The donation announcement will be made in advance of Scotiabank's Annual Meeting to be held in Kelowna on April 8.

WHO: 
Jim Hamilton, President, Okanagan College
Heather Banham, Dean, School of Business, Okanagan College
Brian Porter, President & CEO, Scotiabank
Ellen Boelcke, Executive Director of Kelowna Community Resources
Students, faculty and members of the Okanagan College community
Local Scotiabankers

WHAT: 
Announcement of Scotiabank donation to the School of Business at Okanagan College

WHERE: 
The Atrium, Centre for Learning, Okanagan College, Kelowna Campus
1000 KLO Road, Kelowna

WHEN: 
Monday, April 7, 2014 at 1:45 p.m.

About Scotiabank
Scotiabank is a leading financial services provider in over 55 countries and Canada's most international bank. Through Bright Future, our global philanthropic program, Scotiabank and its employees support causes at a grassroots level across six pillars: health, education, social services, arts and culture, environment and sports. Recognized as a leader for our charitable donations and philanthropic activities, Scotiabank has contributed on average some $50 million annually over the last five years to community causes around the world. Visit us at www.scotiabank.com.

About Okanagan College
Okanagan College is a public, post-secondary institution located in B.C.'s interior. With four campuses in Penticton, Kelowna, Vernon and Salmon Arm, as well as education centres in Oliver, Summerland, Revelstoke, the College serves more than 20,000 learners annually throughout its region.

Okanagan College is a significant driving force in the regional economy. Partnerships with industry, community groups and other educational institutions enhance opportunities for citizens of the region served by the College and beyond, giving proof to the College's mission of transforming lives and communities.

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