MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 12, 2006--U.S. Bancorp, parent
company of U.S. Bank, continues its support of nonprofit organizations
by encouraging and rewarding the extraordinary volunteer work of its
52,000 employees with its second annual U.S. Bank Five Star Volunteer
U.S. Bancorp will recognize more than 100 employees who provide
exceptional volunteer service to a nonprofit organization in their
community. In addition to company recognition, U.S. Bancorp will award
the nonprofit up to $1,000 in honor of the employee.
"U.S. Bancorp is fortunate to have dedicated employees, and to be
able to do business in the communities it serves," said Richard Davis,
president and chief operating officer of U.S. Bancorp. "Supporting the
volunteer work of our employees is one way we can show our
appreciation to members of our organization, and to our communities."
U.S. Bancorp has a long-standing record of community leadership in
the key areas of affordable housing, economic opportunity, arts and
culture, education and community service. The company received the
highest rating possible from the Office of the Comptroller of the
Currency in 2004 for its commitment to the Community Reinvestment Act
(CRA), meeting the credit needs of all segments of the communities
that U.S. Bancorp serves.
U.S. Bank Five Star Volunteer Award nominations may be made by an
employee or by a nonprofit organization. To request a nomination form,
send an e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org. The 2006 nomination
deadline is October 15.
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), with $213 billion in assets, is the 6th
largest financial holding company in the United States. The company
operates 2,434 banking offices and 4,966 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 the parent
company of U.S. Bank. Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at www.usbank.com.
CONTACT: U.S. Bancorp Media Relations
Amy Frantti, 612-303-0733
SOURCE: U.S. Bancorp