Laurentian Bank Taking Flight Again with the International Balloon Festival of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu

 Laurentian Bank Taking Flight Again with the International Balloon Festival of  Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu  MONTREAL, Aug. 8, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Serving as principal presenter for the  past eight years, Laurentian Bank is pleased to be associating once again with  the International Balloon Festival of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. Being held  August 9-17, the event always provides a most memorable experience for the  hundreds of thousands of festivalgoers typically in attendance.  Under the banner of the Festival, the Bank has launched an exclusive offer  whereby all new clients will be eligible to receive cash back of $150 and more  on its investment products, VISA cards and banking packages. Additional  information about these offers is available online at  banquelaurentienne.ca/balloons.  Throughout the duration of this colourful event, Laurentian Bank will be  offering a host of activities for young families in the Little + area. In  addition, those participating in the photo contest will be eligible to win a  flight in the Bank's very own hot air balloon, while festivalgoers will find  answers to any questions they may have about products and services at the  on-site information booth and from Bank representatives on the ground.  As in the past, Laurentian Bank clients will be able to benefit from special  treatment on-site. More specifically, upon presentation of their Laurentian  Bank debit or VISA card, they will have access to the Laurentian Bank Lounge  to get out of the sun, freshen up, and to enjoy something to eat.  Finally, the Laurentian Bank hot air balloon will be more visible than ever in  the sky. In fact, it will be taking over 40 flights during the course of the  Festival, in addition to the 20 flights that will be launching during the rest  of the year.  About Laurentian Bank  Laurentian Bank of Canada is a banking institution whose activities extend  across Canada. Recognized for its excellent service, proximity and simplicity,  the Bank serves one and a half million clients throughout the country. Founded  in 1846, the Bank is among the 2014 edition of the Montréal's Top Employers  competition, which showcases the city's top 25 companies offering enviable  places to work. It currently employs some 3,800 people whose talent and  dedication has made it a major player in numerous market segments.  Laurentian Bank distinguishes itself through the excellence of its execution  and its agility. Catering to the needs of retail clients via its extensive  branch network and constantly evolving virtual offerings, the Bank has also  earned a solid reputation among SMEs, larger businesses and real estate  developers thanks to its growing presence across Canada and its specialized  teams in Ontario, Québec, Alberta and British Columbia. For its part, the  organization's B2B Bank subsidiary is a Canadian leader in providing banking  and investment products and services to financial advisors and brokers, while  Laurentian Bank Securities is an integrated broker that is also widely known  for its expert and effective services nationwide. The institution has more  than $33 billion in balance sheet assets and more than $39 billion in assets  under administration.    SOURCE  Laurentian Bank of Canada  Valérie Archambault Public Relations and Sponsorships Advisor 514284-4500,  ext. 3150 valerie.archambault@laurentianbank.ca   To view this news release in HTML formatting, please use the following URL:  http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2014/08/c9733.html  CO: Laurentian Bank of Canada ST: Quebec NI: FIN ADV  
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