August 13, 2008
West Coast Bank Sponsors LifeWorks Northwest Programs for Children in Low-Income Housing Communities
LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- West Coast Bank continues its longtime support of LifeWorks Northwest, a leading non-profit, community-based mental health and addiction service agency, with a Circle of Wellness pledge and a corporate gift. The donation will sponsor after-school programs in low-income housing communities and support the Children and Youth Recreation Fund.
Additionally, West Coast Bank will provide field trip transportation and meals to youth who might otherwise not have the opportunity to visit museums, arts and cultural events and sports activities.Regional President Dave Hansen said, "West Coast Bank is committed to helping worthwhile organizations like LifeWorks Northwest. Our employees have frequently volunteered their time to help with LifeWorks Northwest's programs and have come away feeling like they contributed to children in need."
The mission of LifeWorks NW is to promote a healthy community by providing quality and culturally responsive mental health and addiction services across the lifespan. For more information, see http://www.lifeworksnw.org/ or call 503.645.9010.
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 locations 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/.
West Coast Bancorp
CONTACT: Dave Hansen, Regional President of West Coast Bancorp,+1-503-603-8040
Web site: http://www.wcb.com/http://www.lifeworksnw.org/