February . 23 . 2012
(Montreal, December 5, 2011) – National Bank is excited to join the 2012 East Coast Music Association as title sponsor of a most prestigious event: the National Bank A Sound Celebration. Presented for the second year, A Sound Celebration brings together the musicians of three of New Brunswick’s premier orchestras including Atlantic Simphonia, Symphony New Brunswick and the New Brunswick Youth Orchestra and four of the most applauded pop stars, namely Chris Colepaugh, David Myles, Samantha Robichaud and Matt Andersen for a concert like no other. National Bank A Sound Celebration will take place on Saturday, April 14 at Moncton’s Capitol Theatre, during a week of concerts, awards and industry events at the 2012 East Coast Music Week.
“This is a great opportunity for National Bank to show its support to the East Coast very talented artists and thriving music scene,” said Vice President, Personal and Commercial Patrick Lemelin. "It’s another example of National Bank’s commitment to the community in which we serve our customers.”
Through its donations and sponsorships program and the initiatives of its employees, National Bank helps support hundreds of organizations across Canada. It focuses primarily on four main areas of activity – health, education, arts and culture, and community outreach – with the goal of generating positive benefits for communities.
For more information on the many causes and projects that National Bank supports as part of its commitment to the communities it serves can be found in our social responsibility report at www.nbc.ca/socialresponsibility.
About National Bank of Canada
National Bank of Canada is an integrated group that provides comprehensive financial services to consumers, small and medium-sized enterprises and large corporations in its core market, while offering specialized services to its clients elsewhere in the world. National Bank offers a full array of banking services, including retail, corporate and investment banking. It is an active player on international capital markets and, through its subsidiaries, is involved in securities brokerage, insurance and wealth management as well as mutual fund and retirement plan management. National Bank has over $153 billion in assets and, together with its subsidiaries, employs 19,217 people. The Bank’s securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (NA:TSX). For more information, visit the Bank’s website at www.clearfacts.ca. To access National Bank’s financial education portal, visit www.clearfacts.ca.
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