May 17, 2008, race offers five routes for cyclists of all abilities
LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- West Coast Bank (Nasdaq: WCBO) is a main sponsor of the 18th Annual Reach the Beach bike ride on May 17, 2008, the official start of the Oregon cycling season. Five different route options from Portland, Salem, Corvallis, Amity and Grand Ronde ensure that the American Lung Association fundraiser is perfect for all cyclists. Each participant raises support for the organization.
West Coast Bank VP-Relationship Manager Jan Jensen is also the president of the American Lung Association of Oregon and is recruiting company team members to host the Portland starting point and the Cape Kiwanda finish line in Pacific City.
Regional President Dave Hansen said, "West Coast Bank's sponsorship of Reach the Beach serves customers in our bank market area. Cycling enthusiasts and bank employees alike team together on this worthwhile event to raise funds for the American Lung Association."
Proceeds from Reach the Beach will help prevent and cure lung disease and promote lung health through education, advocacy and research. For more information and to register, visit http://www.reachthebeach.org.
West Coast Bancorp, one of Oregon Business Magazine's 100 Best Companies to Work For, is a Northwest bank holding company with $2.6 billion in assets, operating 64 offices in Oregon and Washington. The company combines the sophisticated products and expertise of larger banks with the local decision making, market knowledge and customer service of a community bank. For more information, visit the Company web site at http://www.wcb.com.
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