LOS ANGELES, Feb 4, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- U.S. Bank in Baldwin Hills will
celebrate the grand opening of the branch office and unveil the art wall in the
branch, which will display works by youth artists from the David G. Brown Studio
in Los Angeles. The grand opening festivities take place Saturday, Feb. 8 from
11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the branch at 3605 South LaBrea Avenue in Los Angeles.
"We welcome our new neighbors to stop by and join us in celebrating this
community partnership," said Greely Snowden, assistant vice president and branch
manager for U.S. Bank in Baldwin Hills. "We look forward to meeting our new
friends and neighbors, introducing them our new location and some of the artists
whose work will be displayed on site, which is probably the best symbol of how
we plan to be engaged with the neighborhood."
Nine local artists have their work on display at the new U.S. Bank branch in
Baldwin Hills. They participated in workshops through David G. Brown Studios at
Watts Tower, the Los Angeles Public Library and Canoga Park. The images reflect
the talents of some of our very young artists in the community, as they salute
famous jazz musicians with their artistic visions.
The celebration will include an appearance by KJLH 102.5 FM on location,
performances by the high school band, Baldwin Hills Elementary School dance and
drill teams, a moon walk jumping tent for kids, games, prizes, balloons and
The Baldwin Hills location is the third newly constructed bank office that U.S.
Bank has opened in Los Angeles in the last two years. In May 2001, it opened a
new office in Boyle Heights and another at the intersection of Slauson and
U.S. Bank is part of U.S. Bancorp. With assets in excess of $180 billion, U.S.
Bancorp is the 8th largest financial services holding company in the United
States. The company operates 2,142 banking offices and 4,604 ATMs, and provides
a comprehensive line of banking, brokerage, insurance, investment, mortgage,
trust and payment services products to consumers, businesses and institutions.
U.S. Bancorp is home of the Five Star Service Guarantee which assures customers
of certain key banking benefits and services or customers will be paid for their
inconvenience. U.S. Bancorp is the parent company of U.S. Bank. Visit U.S.
Bancorp on the web at usbank.com.
CONTACT: U.S. Bank
Teri Charest, 612/303-0732
Greely Snowden, 323/295-5204
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SOURCE: U.S. Bank