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.
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), with $228 billion in assets, is the
parent company of U.S. Bank, the 6th largest commercial bank in the
United States. The company operates 2,512 banking offices and 4,870
ATMs, and provides a comprehensive line of banking, brokerage,
insurance, investment, mortgage, trust and payment services products
to consumers, businesses and institutions. Visit U.S. Bancorp on the
web at www.usbank.com.
SOURCE: U.S. Bank
U.S. Bank Media Relations
Teri Charest, 612-303-0732