WAUKESHA, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 14, 2004--U.S. Bank will be
a key sponsor of La Casa de Esperanza Fiesta in Waukesha. The 24th
Annual Fiesta Waukesha runs June 18 through June 20 at Frame Park
(Moreland Boulevard & Highway 164). The Fiesta will run 4:00 to 11:00
p.m. on Friday, noon to 11:00 p.m. on Saturday, and noon to 10:00 p.m.
on Sunday. More than 20,000 people are anticipated to attend this
event, and U.S. Bank will have its Spanish-speaking bankers staff a
booth to offer information specifically designed for the Hispanic
Proceeds from this fiesta will benefit the children and youth
programs at La Casa, the only minority organization in Waukesha
County. U.S. Bank funds will be used to support the College Bound
Program, a six-week program for at-risk youth in which they explore
higher education opportunities.
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. A
mortgage program called American Dream is available, as well as a
special small business loan program called 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