LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- For the seventh consecutive year West Coast Bank will partner with other local businesses to sponsor the 10th anniversary of the Heart of Doernbecher Auction, which has raised over $2.5 million for the children of Doernbecher since 1998. The black tie event will be held at Portland Art Museum, October 20, 2007, beginning at 5:00 p.m.
West Coast Bank's Executive Vice President of Commercial Banking Xandra McKeown serves as President of the Doernbecher Children's Hospital Foundation. She said, "West Coast Bank proudly sponsors activities that help the communities we serve and it is a joy to support a dedicated pediatric hospital and academic health center of Doernbecher's distinction. This year the auction will raise funds to upgrade the pediatric emergency department at the hospital."
Sue Nicol, Executive Director of Doernbecher Children's Hospital Foundation, said, "West Coast Bank has been a generous partner in support of the thousands of children who are served at Doernbecher each year. The personal and corporate generosity of West Coast Bank is inspiring to our many patient families and physicians."
With nationally recognized programs in pediatric heart surgery, neurosurgery, cancer, and metabolic diseases, Doernbecher Children's Hospital provides primary and specialized care to more than 56,500 children each year from Oregon, Southwest Washington, and beyond. As part of OHSU, the state's only academic medical center, Doernbecher combines healing, teaching, discovery and outreach in its mission to improve the health of all children. For donation information, contact the Doernbecher Foundation at 503.294.7101 or 1.800.800.9583.
West Coast Bancorp, (Nasdaq: WCBO), 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 62 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's web site at http://www.wcb.com.
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