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MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY: Scotia Soccer Club Tier 2 U12A Girls Celebrate Being Named BMO Team of the Week

- Team eligible to win national contest, and $125,000 towards refurbishment of a local soccer pitch

FALL RIVER, NOVA SCOTIA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/08/13 -- BMO invites residents of Halifax Regional Municipality and members of the media to the BMO Bank of Montreal Lower Sackville branch on Saturday, June 8th to celebrate the accomplishments of the Scotia Soccer Club Tier 2 U12A girls, who have been named the BMO Team of the Week.

The branch celebration on Saturday will recognize the team's accomplishments with the presentation of $500 cash, BMO Team of the Week tracksuits and a $500 donation to Feed Nova Scotia, the team's chosen charity. Representatives from Scotia Soccer Club and Feed Nova Scotia will join BMO in the festivities.

The celebration will also kick off the team's campaign to rally community support as it vies for the title of 2013 BMO Team of the Week Champion.as one of 15 BMO Team of the Week finalists. The national title comes with a grand prize of $125,000 that can be used by the team to refurbish a local soccer field in its community.

What:    BMO Team of the Week community celebration and prize distribution  
                                                                            
When:    Saturday, June 8th, 2013                                           
         12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.                                             
                                                                            
Where:   BMO Bank of Montreal Lower Sackville Branch                        
         779 Sackville Drive                                                
         Lower Sackville, NS                                                
                                                                            
Who:     Scotia Soccer Club Tier 2 U12A Girls and their families and friends
         Greg Estabrooks, BMO Branch Manager                                
         Christine Hurtubise, Soccer Nova Scotia                            
         Diane Swinemar, Feed Nova Scotia representative                    
         Kristiana Strowbridge, BMO Team of the Week representative         

About BMO Team of the Week

BMO Team of the Week is Canada's premier grass roots sport celebration, engaging a nation and inspiring communities by recognizing youth soccer teams who demonstrate team pride, team spirit, community commitment and passion for the game. Fifteen weekly winners will be named BMO Team of the Week starting April 18, and entered for a chance to be voted by Canadians as BMO Team of the Week 2013 Champion. The grand prize includes a $125,000 refurbishment of their community soccer field and a road trip to a Toronto FC, Vancouver Whitecaps FC, Montreal Impact FC, or Canadian National Team home game. Former BMO Team of the Week Champions include Glen Shields Sun Devils 2000 (2011) and Ladner Storm (2012).

Website: www.bmosoccer.com

Twitter: @BMOmedia or @BMOsoccer

Contacts:
For media inquiries or to confirm attendance,
please contact: Krysta Cooke
(416) 867-3996
[email protected]

Kristiana Strowbridge
(902) 223-8484
[email protected]

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