CALGARY, May 3, 2012 /CNW/ - On Saturday May 5, 2012, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Scotiabank will host a community event and BBQ to celebrate the official grand opening of its new Royal Oak branch at 404-8888 Country Hills Blvd. NW in Calgary. The BBQ will raise funds benefitting Allies for Autism Foundation.
"We are pleased to celebrate our new Royal Oak branch with the community event and to raise money for such a worthy cause," said Sean Niemi, Branch Manager, Scotiabank. "I invite the community to come out and meet us on Saturday. We look forward to building long lasting relationships with the local community of Royal Oak and help customers with their personal and business banking needs."
|WHAT:||Scotiabank Royal Oak branch grand opening and fundraising BBQ for Allies for Autism Foundation.|
|There will be fun activities for everyone; a play area for the kids, door prizes, live music from local musician Curtis Butala and a lively Irish Dancing show courtesy of the Possak School of Irish Dance.|
|WHERE:||Royal Oak Scotiabank branch at 404-8888 Country Hills Blvd. NW Calgary, AB|
Saturday, May 5, 2012 from 11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - Program to officially open branch & donation announcements
1:30 p.m. - Special performance by the Possak School of Irish Dance
Don Shaw, Allies for Autism Foundation representative
Gord Lowe, Alderman for Ward 2 in Calgary
Bernie Coates, District Vice President of Calgary North, Scotiabank
Sean Niemi, Branch Manager of Royal Oak, Scotiabank
Local minor hockey team the Bow River Bruins Peewee 4
Scotiabank is one of North America's premier financial institutions and Canada's most international bank. With more than 77,000 employees, Scotiabank and its affiliates serve some 19 million customers in more than 55 countries around the world. Scotiabank offers a broad range of products and services including personal, commercial, corporate and investment banking. With assets above $637 billion (as at January 31, 2012), Scotiabank trades on the Toronto (BNS) and New York Exchanges (BNS). For more information please visit www.scotiabank.com
Sean Niemi, Scotiabank Branch Manager for Royal Oak: 403-662-3275 ext. 4000
Diana Hart, Scotiabank Media Communications: 416-866-7238 or firstname.lastname@example.org