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U.S. Bank Sponsors U.S. Men's Curling Team
MINNEAPOLIS, Nov 05, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- U.S. Bank has signed on to sponsor Team Fenson of the U.S. Men's Curling Team in its pursuit of the 2008 World Men's Curling Championships in Grand Forks, N.D. April 5-13, 2008.

U.S. Bank employee Tom O'Connor is a member of Team Fenson, along with Pete Fenson, Shawn Rojeski and Joe Polo. Team Fenson represented the United States in the 2006 Olympics in Torino. Team Fenson most recently competed against Sweden in the 2007 Korbel Elite Curling Challenge Oct. 26-28 in New York City, which will air on NBC on Sunday, Dec. 23 from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. ET.

"We are proud to support Team Fenson and our very own Tom O'Connor in their pursuit of victory on the world stage," said Jennie Carlson, executive vice president and director of human resources at U.S. Bancorp, parent company of U.S. Bank. O'Connor is a compensation analyst at U.S. Bank.

Team Fenson will compete in numerous events throughout November and December 2007, and will begin its trek to world's January 3 through January 6 at the Men's Qualifying Round in Bismarck, N.D. To learn more about Team Fenson visit www.teamfenson.com.

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U.S. Bank Media Relations Teri Charest, 612-303-0732

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