RENO, Nev.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 28, 2004--Once again, U.S. Bank
is accepting entries in the "Think Art. Bank Smart" promotion in
conjunction with Reno's Artown in July. By entering the contest,
Renoites have a chance to win four VIP, reserved seats to an Artown
event, a picnic dinner from Port of Subs, a U.S. Bank / Artown
blanket, two U.S. Bank beach chairs and a signed Artown poster from
artist, Brad Yeo.
Thirty-five winners will be selected from entries taken at all
U.S. Bank branches in Reno, at select Artown events, and, new this
year, online at www.renoisartown.com.
"Artown fills July with first-class events for the city of Reno to
enjoy and we are once again thrilled to be partnering with them, as
well as Port of Subs," said Ken Ladd, president of U.S. Bank in
Nevada. "We are excited about the opportunity to provide 35 lucky
winners a unique evening and an incredible way to experience Artown up
close and personal."
Entries are being accepted from June 21 until July 19 and winners
will be awarded weekly throughout the entry period. "Last year's
promotion was an incredible success and the feedback from the winners
was 100 percent positive," said Beth MacMillian, executive director of
Artown. "Adding the on-line entry option should expand the contest
even further and allow more people the possibility of experience
Artown as a VIP."
Reno is Artown. Artown is a nonprofit organization whose mission
is to strengthen Reno's arts industry, which boasts over 30 years of
resident arts companies including an art museum, symphony orchestra,
chamber orchestra, opera, and theater troupes. Artown continues to
foster Reno's civic identity and enhance its national image, thereby
creating a climate for the cultural and economic rebirth of the entire
region. This is accomplished through showcasing our community's
cultural depth by producing one of the largest visual and performing
arts festivals in the U.S. in July, where most of the events are free.
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), with assets of $192 billion, is the 7th
largest financial services holding company in the United States. The
company operates 2,275 banking offices and 4,472 ATMs in 24 states 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, Media Relations, 612-303-0732
Troy Morrison, Sponsorships, 858-642-4639
SOURCE: U.S. Bancorp