Scotiabank Donates to Virgin Islands for Veterans, Inc.


August 10, 2017 – Scotiabank continued its commitment to organizations in the Virgin Islands community with a donation to Virgin Islands for Veterans, Inc. (VI4Vets, Inc.). The presentation took place at Scotiabank’s Altona Branch in St. Thomas.

The Virgin Islands for Veterans Program is a veteran operated and organized nonprofit public charity that was developed by veterans for service members, fellow veterans, and their family members. The organization is dedicated to improving the quality of life and care for veterans living in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

“It is always exciting when we can give back to the communities in which we serve. With this donation, Scotiabank confirms our commitment to organizations that promote a better quality of life for veterans and their families,” said Christine N. Lee, Marketing Officer, Scotiabank USVI.

“The support and generosity of Scotiabank reinforces the Virgin Islands’ commitment to service members, veterans, and their families. This donation will support VI4Vets, Inc.'s community outreach efforts and services to its members,” said Jon Rich, Executive Director, VI4Vets, Inc.

Representing Scotiabank during the presentation were Reid Brett, Commercial Services Manager, and Christine N. Lee, Marketing Officer. Jon Rich, Executive Director, Rebekah Rich, Assistant Director and Lexy Barber, Team Lead were all present to accept the donation on behalf of Virgin Islands for Veterans, Inc.

About Scotiabank
Scotiabank has served the U.S. Virgin Islands since 1963, celebrating over 50 years of doing business in the territory. With operations throughout two branches in the territory, Scotiabank offers a full range of retail banking and selected commercial services. Scotiabank is Canada's international bank and a leading financial services provider in North America, Latin America, the Caribbean and Central America, and Asia-Pacific. We are dedicated to helping our 23 million customers become better off through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets. With a team of more than 88,000 employees and assets of over $921 billion (as at April 30, 2017), Scotiabank trades on the Toronto (TSX: BNS) and New York Exchanges (NYSE: BNS). For more information, please visit www.usvi.scotiabank.com and follow us on Twitter @ScotiabankViews.

Contacts:
Christine N. Lee
Marketing Officer
(340) 715-9634
christinen.lee@scotiabank.com

Michelle Pérez
VP & Head of Marketing
(787) 474-5033
michelle.perez@scotiabank.com