New ING DIRECT USA Cafe in San Francisco to Revolutionize Bay Area Banking

ING DIRECT CEO to be joined by San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee to Announce New Cafe at 101 Post Street at March 28 Community Event

Mar 25, 2011, 13:00 ET from ING DIRECT USA

SAN FRANCISCO, March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ING DIRECT USA, the nation's largest direct bank, is about to revolutionize the way San Franciscans think about saving their money.

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On Monday, March 28, ING DIRECT's President and CEO, Arkadi Kuhlmann, San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee and members of the San Francisco community will hold a press event to announce the groundbreaking of ING DIRECT's new Cafe at 101 Post Street just blocks from Union Square. ING DIRECT USA will also announce new financial education and community initiatives to support San Francisco.

The San Francisco Cafe will be ING DIRECT's eighth Cafe nationwide. Designed to make saving money and banking a true retail and community experience, the Cafe will be a place where locals can have kitchen table conversations about finances and get to know ING DIRECT.  Also, the community can get a great cup of coffee, surf the net through free WiFi and enjoy several floors of creative space to work or hold meetings.

Where:

101 Post Street


San Francisco, CA 94108



When:

Monday, March 28, 2011


11:00AM PST



Who:

Arkadi Kuhlmann, President & CEO, ING DIRECT USA


San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee


Members of the San Francisco community



Interview


Opportunity:

Arkadi Kuhlmann, President & CEO, ING DIRECT USA



Photo


Opportunity:

Cafe site tour including internal design concepts and Cafe exterior



About ING DIRECT USA

ING DIRECT, the nation's largest direct bank and largest thrift, is dedicated to inspiring Americans to become a nation of savers. Since its inception in 2000, more than 7.6 million Americans have entrusted their savings with ING DIRECT, building the bank to $91.3 billion in assets.  ING DIRECT has developed a comprehensive social media Savers Community, including Twitter, Facebook and it's We, The Savers blog. For more information about ING DIRECT call 1-800-ING-DIRECT, and for information about its commitment to financial education visit Planet Orange. Style note to Editors: ING DIRECT is always capitalized and never referred to as ING.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Steve O'Halloran, ING DIRECT
302.467.6643
sohalloran@ingdirect.com  

SOURCE ING DIRECT USA



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