MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 24, 2007--U.S. Bank has
identified the latest recipients of the U.S. Bank Five Star Volunteer
Award, which honors employees for their exceptional volunteer service
in the community in 2006. To recognize the 131 outstanding volunteers,
U.S. Bank will contribute a total of $100,000 to nonprofit
organizations in their honor.
Recipients of the U.S. Bank Five Star Volunteer Award were chosen
based on criteria such as community impact and depth of volunteer
service. Nominations for the Five Star Volunteer Award were submitted
by employees, coworkers and the organizations where U.S. Bank
"The Five Star Volunteer Award Program is a way we can honor our
employees who go the extra mile to serve our communities through
volunteerism," said Deborah Burke, U.S. Bancorp Foundation and
government relations director. "We're proud of their dedication to
supporting these organizations, and we're pleased to recognize them
for the work they do."
U.S. Bancorp, the parent company of U.S. Bank, 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 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. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), with $219 billion in assets, is the 6th
largest financial holding company in the United States. The company
operates 2,472 banking offices and 4,841 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 is the parent company of U.S. Bank.
Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at usbank.com.
CONTACT: U.S. Bank
Jennifer Wendt, 612-303-0731
SOURCE: U.S. Bank