April 24, 2006 - LAKE OSWEGO, OREGON . . . The Bank of Oswego recently announced a donation of $25,000 to the Lake Oswego School Foundation.

The gift will be payable over a five year period with the funds to be used by the Foundation to help retain qualified teachers in the Lake Oswego school system.

Dan Heine, President & CEO, of The Bank of Oswego commented, “We are very pleased to support the work of so many in education to preserve the quality of our schools. We are also making a multi-year commitment to encourage more in the community to consider formalizing long-term financial support.”

The Bank of Oswego, a locally-owned and managed full service bank, is located in Lake View Village in downtown Lake Oswego. The bank specializes in serving businesses, individuals, entrepreneurs, women in business, and the mature market through: complete lending and deposit services; a mobile branch courier service; on-line banking; complimentary ATM usage; complimentary access to a "Community Room" for meetings; and an "At Your Service" concierge, who will provide expertise on local attractions, information about local events, and assistance with special arrangements.