PORTLAND, Ore., Feb 2, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB)
U.S. Bank was recognized for two decades of support for the Oregon School
Activities Association (OSAA) at the Oregon Sports Awards during a ceremony
recently. The Oregon Sports Awards took place at the Nike World Campus' Tiger
Woods Center in Beaverton, Oregon.
Mike Michael, president of U.S. Bank in Oregon, accepted the Les Schwab Friend
of Sports Award on behalf of the company. The award honors an individual, group
or corporation that has made sustained and substantial contributions to local
sports programs or events.
"The more than $3 million U.S. Bank has contributed to the OSAA over the years
has made it possible for students across Oregon to experience the thrill of
competing in a state championship event," said Michael. "U.S. Bank is honored to
receive this award, and we are committed to continuing our tradition of support
for the OSAA."
"This award clearly illustrates U.S. Bank's continued commitment to high school
students in Oregon," said Tom Welter, executive director of the OSAA. "The OSAA
is very proud to have worked with U.S. Bank as a title sponsor since 1984.
During the past 20 years more than two million students in our 284 member
schools have participated in our state championship events and benefited from
our partnership with U.S. Bank. We look forward to working with U.S. Bank in the
future to positively impact the next generation of high school students in our
OSAA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to ensuring equitable competition for
Oregon high school students through OSAA-sponsored events. The organization
sponsors 80 state championships for students competing in 16 interscholastic
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), with assets of $189 billion, is the 8th largest
financial services holding company in the United States. The company operates
2,243 banking offices and 4,425 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
SOURCE: U.S. Bank
CONTACT: U.S. Bank
Amy Frantti, 612-303-0733
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