Press release from Business Wire
U.S. Bank to Be First Air Show Title Sponsor since Popular Event's Return to Fair Saint Louis
Friday, June 28, 2013
U.S. Bank to Be First Air Show Title Sponsor since Popular Event's Return to Fair Saint Louis11:45 EDT Friday, June 28, 2013
ST. LOUIS (Business Wire) -- U.S. Bank will be the title sponsor of the 2013 U.S. Bank Air Show, the first title sponsor of the event since it returned to Fair Saint Louis in 2010. The show will feature nearly a dozen performances from a variety of aircraft -- including WWII fighter jets, sailplanes and helicopters -- between Thursday, July 4 and Saturday, July 6.
“U.S. Bank is honored to sponsor the air show, one of the most popular events at Fair Saint Louis,” said Joe Imbs, St. Louis market president with U.S. Bank. “As the region's biggest bank with deep roots here, we are honored to support something so important to the community.”
The 2013 U.S. Bank Air Show schedule is as follows:
Thursday, July 4 – 12 p.m. & 4 p.m.
Friday, July 5 – 12 p.m. & 4 p.m.
Saturday, July 6 – 5 p.m.
“We are thrilled that U.S. Bank is supporting the air show as title sponsor,” Bob Ciapciak, chairman, Fair Saint Louis. “The air show spans generations of St. Louis residents and brings the community together to celebrate our nation's independence with this special tradition.”
U.S. Bank, celebrating its 150th anniversary this July, is a proud to be a part of the St. Louis community. With 119 branches and more than 4,000 employees in St. Louis, U.S. Bank is the No. 1 retail bank in the market. Last year, its employees gave back by spending more than 8,400 hours volunteering with local organizations. Statewide, U.S. Bank provided more than $4.4 million in contributions to the community. In addition, St. Louis is home to U.S. Bank's community development subsidiary, U.S. Bancorp Community Development Corporation.
About U.S. Bank
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), with $355 billion in assets as of March 31, 2013, is the parent company of U.S. Bank, the 5th largest commercial bank in the United States. The Company operates 3,080 banking offices in 25 states and 5,056 ATMs and provides a comprehensive line of banking, brokerage, insurance, investment, mortgage, trust and payment services products to consumers, businesses and institutions. Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at www.usbank.com.
Nicole Garrison-Sprenger, U.S. Bank Public Relations
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