West Coast Bank Sponsors Reach the Beach Cycling Fundraiser to Support the American Lung Association

May 15, 2010 race offers four routes for cyclists of all abilities

May 05, 2010, 15:25 ET from West Coast Bank

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- West Coast Bank (Nasdaq: WCBO) is a presenting  corporate sponsor of the 20th Annual Reach the Beach bike ride on Saturday, May 15, 2010, the official start of the Oregon cycling season. Four different route options from Portland, Salem, Amity and Grand Ronde ensure that the American Lung Association fundraiser is perfect for all cyclists. Each participant raises support for the organization in this premier Oregon cycling event.

Regional President Dave Hansen said, "West Coast Bank's sponsorship of Reach the Beach serves customers in our bank market area. Cycling enthusiasts and bank employees alike team up on this worthwhile event to raise funds for the American Lung Association."

Proceeds from Reach the Beach will help prevent and cure lung disease and promote lung health through education, advocacy and research. For more information and to register, visit www.reachthebeach.org.

West Coast Bancorp is a Northwest bank holding company with $2.7 billion in assets, operating 65 offices 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 web site at www.wcb.com.

SOURCE West Coast Bank