West Coast Bank Raises Funds for Five Crook County Charities

Smith Rock Race Sponsorship Means Extra Business for the Region

Jun 23, 2010, 08:00 ET from West Coast Bancorp

BEND, Ore., June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As a silver sponsor of the Seventh Annual Smith Rock Race – Sunrise Summer Classic, West Coast Bank (WCBO) will help raise funds for several Central Oregon charities: Oregon Adaptive Sports, Redmond Parks Foundation, Humane Society of Redmond, Crook County High School Boys Tennis Team and Crook County Christian School STEP-UP Program.

Smith Rock Half Marathon is an officially sanctioned training run for the Portland and Eugene Marathons and will be held on July 10, 2010 at Smith Rock State Park in Terrebonne, Oregon.

West Coast Bank Bend Manager Kim  Luckman said, "The race is a great fundraiser and draws people from all over to our beautiful area. West Coast Bank is glad to help with our sponsorship and a 5k race team. It's part of what we do to support our local businesses."

For more information, see www.SmithRockRace.com

West Coast Bancorp, (Nasdaq: WCBO), is a Northwest bank holding company with $2.7 billion in assets, operating 65 locations in Oregon and Washington including nine branches in the Puget Sound region. 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 Bancorp