West Coast Bank Sponsors the Les Schwab Bowl, Featuring Oregon's Top Graduating Football Players

North vs. South All Star Game Benefits the Oregon Athletic Coaches Association

Jun 19, 2010, 08:00 ET from West Coast Bank

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., June 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- West Coast Bank (Nasdaq: WCBO) is a major sponsor of the 63rd annual Les Schwab Bowl, the premier summer North vs. South football game which pits the best of the 6A/5A high school graduating seniors from northern Oregon against southern Oregon. The Les Schwab Bowl is one of the most well attended state wide All-Star Games in the country and will be played at the Hillsboro Stadium on Saturday, June 26, 2010. Gates open at 4:00 p.m. Kick-off is at 6:00 p.m.

West Coast Bank Regional President Dave Hansen said, "Many of the football players in the Les Schwab Bowl represent communities in which we serve. It's a pleasure to sponsor this much-anticipated event for these neighbors and customers."

Les Schwab Bowl proceeds benefit the Oregon Athletic Coaches Association general scholarship fund and all of Oregon's 5A and 6A schools. For more information, see http://www.primetimepdx.com/lsbowl/index.htm

West Coast Bancorp (NASDAQ: WCBO) is a Northwest bank holding company with $2.7 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