For Immediate Release
Capital One Bank Volunteers to Lead French Quarter Beautification Project
Teams from across the country will remove graffiti in advance of French Quarter Festival
WHAT: Capital One Bank volunteers from across the country will converge on New Orleans to remove graffiti in the French Quarter in advance of French Quarter Festival, which will be held April 12-15. This marks Capital One Bank's third year as presenting sponsor of the French Quarter Festival. As part of a French Quarter Business Association initiative, the Capital One Bank volunteers will remove stickers and small graffiti tags from light poles, garbage cans, mailboxes and other French Quarter features. They will clean only public property, focusing on the footprint of the French Quarter Festival.
WHO:Capital One Bank volunteers
WHEN: Wednesday, March 14th 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
WHERE: New Orleans French Quarter
Teams will meet at Latrobe Park at 9 a.m. and will be given a map with a few blocks per team.
WHY: Through an approach called "Investing for Good," Capital One Bank is committed to delivering core banking services along with specialized community development, philanthropic and volunteer support to generate lasting, local community impact and valuable business results. Involvement in projects such as French Quarter Festival demonstrates Capital One Bank's long-standing commitment to community programs and initiatives.
Capital One Financial Corporation (http://www.capitalone.com/) is a financial holding company whose subsidiaries, which include Capital One, N.A. and Capital One Bank (USA), N. A., had $128.2 billion in deposits and $206.0 billion in total assets outstanding as of December 31, 2011. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, Capital One offers a broad spectrum of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients. Capital One, N.A. has approximately 1,000 branch locations primarily in Louisiana, Texas, New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. A Fortune 500 company, Capital One trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "COF" and is included in the S&P 100 index.