MINNEAPOLIS & COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 13,
2007--U.S. Bank and U.S. Figure Skating have partnered to offer
skating enthusiasts the U.S. Figure Skating Visa card. The card
generates support for the mission and programs of U.S. Figure Skating
each time a new card is activated and repeatedly thereafter each time
the card is used.
"U.S. Bank is very excited to be partnering with U.S. Figure
Skating. We look forward to offering a credit card that will support
the mission of encouraging participation and achievement in the sport
of figure skating," said Rebecca Wagner, Vice President, Group Product
Manager for U.S. Bank Retail Payment Solutions.
Cardholders can choose from four card designs depicting the U.S.
Figure Skating logo, figure skates or the U.S. Figure Skating mascot,
"U.S. Figure Skating is pleased to partner with U.S. Bank to bring
this new Affinity Card to our members and fans," said U.S. Figure
Skating executive director David Raith. "Through their participation
in this program, members and fans alike have another way to express
their passion for the sport while supporting U.S. Figure Skating
programs at every level."
The U.S. Figure Skating card features no annual fee, a low
introductory rate on purchases and balance transfers, 100% fraud
protection and 24-hour cardmember service. The card also offers a
variety of rewards including cash back, travel and merchandise. To
apply today, call 1-800-853-5576, ext. 9167 or visit
U.S. Figure Skating
U.S. Figure Skating is the national governing body for the sport
of figure skating in the United States as recognized by the United
States Olympic Committee and the International Skating Union. U.S.
Figure Skating is comprised of approximately 1,425 member clubs and
Basic Skills programs representing nearly 184,000 members. U.S. Figure
Skating is charged with the development of the sport on all levels
within the United States, including athletes, officials, sanctioning
of events and exhibitions, and establishing the rules and guidelines
by which the sport is governed.
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CONTACT: U.S. Bank Media Relations
Teri Charest, 612-303-0732
U.S. Figure Skating
Scottie Bibb, 719-635-5200
SOURCE: U.S. Bank