CARSON CITY, Nev.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 11, 2005--The Children's
Museum of Northern Nevada now has a unique way to educate children
about banking, with the new U.S. Bank/Langson Financial Center. The
new center is a permanent exhibit where children will be able to fill
out checks and deposit slips, open safe deposit boxes, distribute play
money from behind a teller window and measure their height in dollars
Attendees at the ribbon-cutting event included Carson City Mayor
Marv Teixeira, Julie Langson-Cowan and Gladys Langson-Veitch of the
Langson Family Foundation, Ken Beaton, executive director of the
Children's Museum, Ingrid Robinson, U.S. Bank branch manager in Carson
City and Doreen Davis, U.S. Bank community development manager.
"We're proud to support financial education for our young people
with this exciting new exhibit," says Jack Prescott, market president
for U.S. Bank in Northern Nevada. "We think it's a wonderful addition
to the museum."
The Children's Museum of Northern Nevada, located in Carson City,
Nev. is a private non-profit educational center. It is dedicated to
offering unique and innovative, hands-on learning adventures in the
arts, sciences, and humanities, and to providing the joy of discovery
to children and families from economically and culturally diverse
U.S. Bank is part of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB). With $198 billion in
assets, U.S. Bancorp is the 6th largest financial holding company in
the United States. The company operates 2,377 banking offices and
4,654 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 in which the company pays
customers if certain key banking benefits and services are not met.
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
SOURCE: U.S. Bank