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Regions Bank Introduces University of Alabama Fan Pack

<p class='bwalignc'> <i>Alabama Crimson CheckCard and checks display school spirit</i> </p>

Wednesday, September 07, 2011

Regions Bank Introduces University of Alabama Fan Pack09:00 EDT Wednesday, September 07, 2011 BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Business Wire) -- Regions Bank (NYSE:RF) customers can now express their support for the Alabama Crimson Tide every time they use their Regions Visa® CheckCard or write a check. Just in time for the start of college football season, Regions Bank is introducing a new University of Alabama CheckCard displaying Alabama's traditional script A and signature crimson and white colors. University of Alabama Visa CheckCard available through Regions Bank. (Photo: Business Wire) “As a proud sponsor of the University of Alabama and the Southeastern Conference, we are excited to offer these Alabama Crimson Tide-branded CheckCards and checks to Regions customers,” said John Owen, Head of Consumer Services for Regions Financial. “We understand the special affinity that our customers have for their favorite schools and teams and the school Fan Packs will allow our customers to express their school spirit with every purchase.” The new University of Alabama CheckCard and checks are available for use with all Regions Bank consumer checking accounts. New or existing customers can request their new card and checks at any Regions branch or by calling 1-800-REGIONS. In addition to the University of Alabama CheckCard, Regions continues to offer Bama fans the exclusive 2009 Crimson Tide National Championship CheckCard, which is only available to Regions Bank customers. Regions Bank is the official bank of the Southeastern Conference and offers a number of other specially branded CheckCards and checks affiliated with colleges and universities, including the Mississippi State University Fan Pack, and the Florida Gators Fan Pack. As with every Regions CheckCard, the University of Alabama CheckCard holders enjoy a number of benefits including: Automatic enrollment in Regions Cashback Rewards SM, a free program offering online banking customers the opportunity to earn cash back on select CheckCard purchases; Regions SafeGuards™ worry-free security features and fraud protection; and Worldwide access anywhere Visa Debit Cards are accepted. About Regions Financial Corporation Regions Financial Corporation, with $131 billion in assets, is a member of the S&P 500 Index and is one of the nation's largest full-service providers of consumer and commercial banking, trust, securities brokerage, mortgage and insurance products and services. Regions serves customers in 16 states across the South, Midwest and Texas, and through its subsidiary, Regions Bank, operates approximately 1,800 banking offices and over 2,100 ATMs. Its investment and securities brokerage trust and asset management division, Morgan Keegan & Company Inc., provides services from over 300 offices. Additional information about Regions and its full line of products and services can be found at Photos/Multimedia Gallery Available: Regions Financial CorporationEvelyn Mitchell, 205-264-4551