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Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity: Ladner's U-10 Storm Celebrates Team of the Week Title

- Team vying to win grand prize including $125,000 field refurbishment

- Team has chosen the BC Children's Hospital Foundation to receive $500 cheque on their behalf

LADNER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 12, 2012) - The U-10 Storm of Ladner are celebrating their recent win as BMO Team of the Week and kicking off their contention for BMO Team of the Week 2012 Champion at the BMO branch at 4857 Elliot St, Unit 120, in Ladner.

"Team Storm has an unshakeable spirit that translates into an incredible team bond," said Jennifer Muench, District Vice-President, Vancouver. "I'm honoured to recognize the Ladner Storm, an inspiration to other youth soccer clubs and the first winner from British Columbia for the 2012 BMO Team of the Week program. Congratulations to these girls and the community which supports them."

As part of the win, the Ramblers have selected the BC Children's Hospital Foundation, which works to improve the health and the lives of the young people who enter BC Children's Hospital every day, as the recipient of a $500 donation from BMO on their behalf.

What: Team Celebration and prize distribution
When: June 14, 2012
3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Where: BMO Ladner Branch
4857 Elliot Street, Unit 120

About BMO Team of the Week

BMO Team of the Week is Canada's premier sport celebration at the grassroots level, 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 2012 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.


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For media inquiries or to confirm attendance,
please contact: Krysta Cooke