Harris Scores for Second City Sports Fans With New Bulls and Blackhawks Debit MasterCards®

Oct 25, 2010, 11:11 ET from Harris

CHICAGO, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Harris today launched Bulls and Blackhawks affinity debit cards, allowing Harris checking account customers to show off their Chicago team pride while making everyday transactions.

As a proud sponsor and loyal fan of both teams, Harris is offering new customers the option to select a Bulls or Blackhawks card when opening any Harris personal checking account. Current account holders can convert their existing debit card to one of the new designs for free by visiting a Harris branch or calling 1-877-312-8557.

"Chicago is known to have some of the sports world's most loyal fans," said Justine Fedak, Senior Vice President and Head of Marketing and Customer Strategies, Harris. "Now, Harris is the only place Bulls and Blackhawks buffs can get these specially designed debit cards to show their team spirit and receive exclusive discounts and perks."

Special benefits available for the new Harris Bulls or Blackhawks debit cardholders include:

  • 10 percent discount at the United Center's team shops
  • Enrollment in Harris Everyday Benefits, allowing customers to earn points for non-PIN purchases
  • Double bonus points for each qualifying transaction from Nov. 1, 2010 to March 31, 2011

For more information, head to any Harris branch, call 1-877-312-8557, or visit HarrisBank.com/fancard.

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