Bank of the Cascades Opens Forum Center Branch on Eastside of Bend

Jun 15, 2004, 01:00 ET from Bank of the Cascades

    BEND, Ore., June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Patricia L. Moss, CEO,
 announced that the Bank has opened a new branch in the Forum Shopping Center,
 a popular retail center on the eastside of Bend, Oregon. This branch is the
 18th branch of Bank of the Cascades and the 6th Bend branch. Earlier this year
 the Bank opened in the Old Mill District in Bend and plans an additional
 location to open on the inside Safeway on Westside of Bend in late June. Bank
 of the Cascades also plans to open a second Grants Pass branch in mid-July.
     The Forum Center branch is the second Eastside location in Bend for Bank
 of the Cascades. Julie Miller, SVP /Regional Manager commented, "The new
 branch will operate in conjunction with our current Safeway location on the
 Eastside. For customer convenience, both Eastside branches are open Monday
 through Friday, as well as from 9:00 to 3:00 on Saturdays."  Miller also
 announced that Mary Raisanen, Manager of Bank of the Cascades East Bend
 Safeway branch will also serve as Manager of the new East Bend Forum Branch.
     The Forum Center branch is located next to McDonalds on Highway 20.  The
 newly remodeled building features state-of-the customer service areas and two
 drive-up banking lanes. In addition, a Bank of the Cascades drive-up ATM is
 located in the center of the Forum.
     Headquartered in Bend, Bank of the Cascades is committed to its' mission
 of delivering the best in banking for the financial well being of customers.
 To accomplish this, the Bank delivers personalized relationship banking,
 competitive financial products, and advanced technology applied for the
 convenience of customers. Bank of the Cascades was recently ranked in the Top
 10 of The Seattle Times Northwest 100 ranking of publicly traded companies in
 Washington, Oregon and Idaho. The Bank currently operates in the communities
 of Bend, Redmond, Sunriver, Sisters, Prineville, Salem, Keizer, Medford,
 Grants Pass and Portland. Cascade Bancorp, the parent company of Bank of the
 Cascades, is publicly traded on the NASDAQ exchange under the symbol CACB.
 For further information on the Company, please visit .

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