West Coast Bank Supports the Forest Grove Public Arts Commission

Premier Sponsor of 'The Main Course,' Forest Grove's Annual Food and Wine Celebration

Jun 18, 2010, 08:00 ET from West Coast Bank

FOREST GROVE, Ore., June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- West Coast Bank is a premier sponsor for the fifth year of "The Main Course," a celebration of Northwest food and wine held on Main Street in Forest Grove, Oregon's historic downtown section. The event supports the Forest Grove Public Arts Commission and features 13 local wineries and a four-course meal from Stecchino's, Forest Grove's newest restaurant. Local music will play throughout the wine tasting and dinner, which will be held Saturday, July 10th, from 5:30 PM to 10 PM.

West Coast Bank Forest Grove Branch Manager Michelle Gilbertson, who is also a Main Course committee member, said, "It's a pleasure to participate in a classy event like The Main Course which promotes local businesses and funds a worthy cause. It's all part of West Coast Bank's commitment to the communities we serve."

"The Main Course" is a non-profit event being coordinated through the Forest Grove Foundation. For more information or to purchase tickets, see www.maincoursedinner.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. 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