EDMONTON, June 24, 2013 /CNW/ - Canadian Western Bank Group (CWB Group) is
donating $50,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to support communities affected by
the recent floods in southern Alberta. In addition, CWB Group employees in
affected areas will be given a day off with pay to volunteer their time in the
coming weeks toward local relief efforts.
"The severe flooding across southern Alberta has caused unprecedented
destruction that continues to impact many of us, regardless of where we call
home," said Glen Eastwood, Senior Vice President and Regional General Manager,
Prairies Region. "At CWB Group, our top priority is to ensure that our
employees, clients and communities are taken care of following this disaster."
CWB Group is committed to helping clients that have been impacted by the flood
and will be reviewing circumstances on a case-by-case basis. Affected clients
are encouraged to contact their account manager to discuss possible options.
Canadian Western Bank branches will be accepting public donations for the
Canadian Red Cross from June 26 to July 26, 2013.
About Canadian Western Bank Group
Canadian Western Bank offers a full range of business and personal banking
services across the four western provinces and is the largest publicly traded
Canadian bank headquartered in Western Canada. The Bank, along with its
operating affiliates, National Leasing Group Inc., Canadian Western Trust
Company, Canadian Direct Insurance Incorporated, Valiant Trust Company, Adroit
Investment Management Ltd., McLean & Partners Wealth Management Ltd., and
Canadian Western Financial Ltd., collectively offer a diversified range of
financial services across Canada and are together known as the Canadian
Western Bank Group. The common shares of Canadian Western Bank are listed on
the Toronto Stock Exchange under the trading symbol "CWB". The Bank's Series 3
Preferred Shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the trading symbol
"CWB.PR.A". Refer to www.cwb.com for additional information.
Angela Saveraux Community Investment Manager Canadian Western Bank Phone:
(780) 441-2257 E-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org
SOURCE: Canadian Western Bank
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