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Regions Bank Offers 2012 Crimson Tide National Championship CheckCard and Checks

<p class='bwalignc'> <i>Exclusive branded Regions CheckCard and checks help fans display Tide pride</i> </p>

Tuesday, January 08, 2013

Regions Bank Offers 2012 Crimson Tide National Championship CheckCard and Checks09:00 EST Tuesday, January 08, 2013 BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Business Wire) -- Regions Bank (NYSE:RF) customers can again express their support for a BCS National Championship football team, the University of Alabama Crimson Tide, every time they use a Regions Visa® CheckCard or write a check. As the official bank of the SEC for the past 20 years, Regions is honoring the back-to-back BCS National Championship wins and the Southeastern Conference's seven consecutive championships. Show your pride this year by carrying the Alabama Crimson Tide 2012 National Championship CheckCard and checks. Existing Regions customers can request their 2012 Crimson Tide National Championship CheckCard and/or checks at any Regions branch, by calling 1-800-REGIONS, or through the Regions YourPix Studio® located on New customers can request the branded CheckCard and checks at the time of account opening. “Regions has been a long-term partner with the SEC and its schools, and we're pleased to help Crimson Tide fans celebrate their 2012 National Championship,” said Tom Brooks, head of Regions Cards and Payments. “With every CheckCard and check purchase, fans can show their school pride and colors and be reminded of the excitement of their team's accomplishment.” The 2012 Crimson Tide National Championship CheckCards and checks will be available for order beginning January 8 and can be used with all Regions Bank consumer checking accounts. 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 University of Alabama, Ole Miss, University of Florida and Mississippi State. About Regions Financial Corporation Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF), with $122 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, wealth management, 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 1,700 banking offices and 2,100 ATMs. Additional information about Regions and its full line of products and services can be found at Photos/Multimedia Gallery Available: Regions Financial CorporationMel Campbell, 205-264-4551