MILWAUKEE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 14, 2004--Take me out to the
ballgame never sounded like so much fun for more than 650 Hispanic
With the help of U.S. Bank and the Milwaukee Brewers, the Felix
Mantilla Hispanic Community Little League children and their parents
will be able to attend U.S. Bank's fifth annual baseball clinic for
free. The clinic will be held on Friday, June 18, from 11:00 a.m.
until 3:00 p.m. at Baran Park at 10th and Chase. Mantilla, a former
major leaguer, now resides in Milwaukee.
Several Brewers players will be on hand to give tips to future all
stars, in addition to signing autographs. Prizes will be given away at
the clinic, including 300 tickets to that night's Brewers game.
Parents can also sign up at the clinic for financial literacy classes
being offered by U.S. Bank from July through December.
Eugene Manzanet, U.S. Bank Hispanic marketing coordinator, said,
"We are extremely committed to Milwaukee's Hispanic community and hope
through doing this fun event for the kids we can reach their parents
with information that we are offering on budgeting and basic banking
U.S. Bank was one of the first financial institutions in America
to accept the Matricula Consular as a form of identification when
opening an account. Many U.S. Bank locations have bilingual signage,
brochures and other material to make the banking experience more
inviting to customers who prefer to do business in Spanish. U.S. Bank
offers a Spanish-language Web site at usbank.com/espanol with
information on core banking products and services for individuals and
small businesses, complete with a branch locator that identifies where
to find Spanish-speaking U.S. Bank tellers and bankers. U.S. Bank also
offers Secure Money Transfer, an ATM card-based international money
transfer service specially designed to send money to Mexico. An
American Dream mortgage program is also available through U.S. Bank,
as well as a special small business loan program called Access to
Capital! that was launched in conjunction with the Hispanic Chamber of
Commerce of Wisconsin.
U.S. Bank is a subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp. With assets in excess
of $192 billion, it is the 7th largest financial services holding
company in the United States. The Minneapolis-based company operates
2,275 banking offices and 4,472 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 delivers quality customer service, articulated by its
Five Star Service Guarantee, or it pays customers 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
Lisa H. Clark, 608-877-7517
SOURCE: U.S. Bank