Below is a drafted press release for The Bank of Santa Barbara while I was at Blaze PR
THE BANK OF SANTA BARBARA OFFICIALLY OPENS
NEW BRANCH IN GOLETA
100% locally owned and operated community bank
expands with a new full-service location
SANTA BARBARA, CA (November 7, 2012) – The Bank of Santa Barbara announces the grand opening of its new branch in the Calle Real Shopping Center in Goleta, CA. On DATE XX, doors will open at 5880 Calle Real in Goleta, CA to open The Bank of Santa Barbara’s second location.
“The Bank of Santa Barbara’s vision is to serve our community, and expanding our services to have a bigger presence in Santa Barbara will achieve this,” said Bank of Santa Barbara Executive. “The opening of our new branch in Goleta will combine our deep understanding of the Santa Barbara community with our dedicated loyalty and service.”
The Bank of Santa Barbara, locally known as “The Bank”, is 100% locally owned and operated. The Goleta branch will mark the first expansion for The Bank, and will offer all of the same services as their original Santa Barbara location.
Recognizing a void in community banking choices in the Santa Barbara area, The Bank offers state of the art banking solutions, non-profit services, and quality service. The Bank brings you back to the time when you are personally known by your local banker and not just another number.
Bankers at The Bank are trusted by our customers to provide honest advice and individual solutions to their needs. Loyalty is embedded within the core of The Bank of Santa Barbara, being there when you need them not just when they need you.
The new branch will be located adjacent to the Calle Real Shopping Center in the space previously occupied by Blockbuster Video. Expected business hours are Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Opening of the branch is expected in early July. For additional information please visit www.bankofsantabarbara.com or call 805-730-7860.
ABOUT THE BANK OF SANTA BARBARA:
The Bank of Santa Barbara broke the trend of larger banks buying smaller ones as they purchased “The Bank” from a national holding company and made it a locally owned and managed hometown bank. The headquarters are located at 12 E. Figueroa Street. For more information call 805.730.7860, visit www.bankofsantabarbara.com, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.