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|ADVISORY/Washington Mutual Awards $12,239 to Idaho Schools as Part of Its WaMoola for Schools Program; Boise-area Checks Presented At Special Luncheon|
ADVISORY...for Friday (May 25)
WHAT: Washington Mutual (NYSE:WM) will present $12,239 to local Idaho schools as part of its WaMoola for Schools Program. School principals and staff in Ada County are invited to a special luncheon, where they will receive individual checks for their schools. Under the Wamoola for Schools Program, the bank donates $1 to local schools and school districts for every new checking account opened. In 2000, more than 1.4 million people opened new checking accounts -- translating into a record level of school funding offered under the program. The funds, which are earmarked for teacher development and support programs, are presented each year to local schools. WHEN: Friday, May 25, 2001 Noon to 2 p.m.; check presentations will be made at approximately 1 p.m. WHERE: Grove Hotel, 245 South Capitol Boulevard, Boise, Idaho. WHO: Bob Bond, Washington Mutual Consumer Bank Group Manager for Idaho, Utah, Arizona and Nevada, will speak. Stan Frazier, regional manager, is also available for interviews. WHY: "By setting aside $1 for every new checking account, we're able to say thank you to our customers who have made the decision to do business with Washington Mutual," says Bob Bond of Washington Mutual.