For well over a century, ribbon cutting ceremonies have taken place at national and local businesses. The significance of these ceremonies targets the celebration of a beginning of a new and promising future. First recognized in the United States by a Louisiana railroad line around the late1800s, ribbon cutting grew more popular throughout the region and country. Today, it is considered be a traditional custom of businesses upon opening.
This month, Standard Bank recognizes the Grand Opening of the new and improved Evergreen Park Branch. Beginning with the Ribbon Cutting on Monday, August 8th 2011, Standard Bank will celebrate the great tradition of excellence held, and will continue to hold, here at the bank. Throughout the week, there will be snacks and refreshments, to go along with various activities including:
- Health Day (Wednesday): The Little Company of Mary Health Education Group will sponsor free blood-pressure testing, BMI and Pulse Oximetry!
- Fun Day (Friday): Hotdogs and refreshments from 11am – 1pm with a visit from the Windy City Thunderbolts mascot Boomer giving away free vouchers for any game at Standard Bank Stadium!
- Sweepstakes: That runs through August 31st, customers will have the chance to win great prizes, including 42” LCD TV, a 16.1mp Digital Camera and a $50 Visa Gift Card! Click here for official rules.
Along with employees of the bank, there will be a great assortment of bank customers all sharing a great experience with the bank. So, join with us as we welcome home one of the great landmarks of the Chicagoland Area, and celebrate the Grand Opening of Standard Bank’s Evergreen Park Branch!