West Coast Bank Presents the Leadership Thurston County 2010 Distinguished Leader Awards

Jan 21, 2010, 08:00 ET from West Coast Bank

OLYMPIA, Wash., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- West Coast Bank is the presenting partner of the 9th Annual Leadership Thurston County and Thurston County Chamber Foundation 2010 Distinguished Leader Awards on Wednesday, February 17, 2010. The awards celebrate leaders who have demonstrated outstanding initiative, inspired others and made a significant impact in the Puget Sound community and beyond.

West Coast Bank Regional President Tim Dowling said, "West Coast Bank is proud to honor people from the community whom we hold in high regard, and it is a privilege to be a part of their much-deserved recognition."

The Distinguished Leader Awards will honor Capitol City Press, Mud Bay and Steve Boone, and will be held at Saint Martin's University Norman Worthington Center. For reservations and information, call 360.357.3362 or visit www.thurstonchamber.com.

The Distinguished Leader Awards is a signature event of Leadership Thurston County (LTC), a program of the Thurston County Chamber Foundation, a 501 c 3 educational, non-profit organizations. Now in its 16th year, LTC develops informed, skilled and committed community leaders.

West Coast Bancorp, (Nasdaq: WCBO), is a Northwest bank holding company with $2.6 billion in assets, operating 65 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 www.wcb.com.

SOURCE West Coast Bank