Commbank celebrates 100 years with Run Melbourne partnership

Commonwealth Bank is partnering with Melbourne race event as part of its centenary campaign.

The announcement:

Since opening its doors for business in 1912, Commonwealth Bank has never wavered in its focus to support Australian communities and build a sustainable future for generations to come.

Today, in a continuation of this tradition and to celebrate its Centenary year, the Bank has teamed up with Run Melbourne as the official sponsor of the Finish Line Festival. The Bank will provide the first 2,000 Run Melbourne participants across the finish line, the opportunity to enjoy a free healthy breakfast.  A variety of fun and family-friendly activities will be available to the public in and around the  Bank’s marquee including a fashion show of the Bank’s uniforms through the ages, a photo booth to capture happy snaps after the race, a centenary quiz with the opportunity to win prizes, a bouncing castle, massage area, DJ and more!

Commonwealth Bank Regional General Manager, Richard Porter, says the Bank is proud to support the event and celebrate the Bank’s 100th anniversary with the Melbourne community.

“We’re delighted to celebrate our Centenary year with Run Melbourne and look forward to providing a day of fun, fitness and festivities for Victorians to enjoy,” said Mr Porter.

Run Melbourne Sponsorship Manager, Byron Dodds, says they’re delighted to welcome Commonwealth Bank as a partner.

“Commonwealth Bank and Run Melbourne have a great synergy as we are both committed to supporting the Victorian community, and we are delighted that the Commonwealth Bank have selected Run Melbourne as an opportunity to celebrate their Centenary with our audience” said Mr Dodds.

As Australia’s leading Bank with more than 11 million customers, 800,000 shareholders and over 52,000 employees, Commonwealth Bank is focused on ensuring that the community remains at the core of the next 100 years. This partnership is just one of many contributions the Commonwealth Bank is making to the local community to mark their Centenary.

For more information on Commonwealth Bank’s centenary year and historical moments, visit www.100yearstogether.com.au.

Source: press release



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