October 4, 2006 - LAKE OSWEGO, OREGON. . .The Bank of Oswego was host to a “Relationship Building” seminar led by acclaimed speaker, Dr. Don Warrick, of the University of Colorado for its employees, clients and friends.

This exclusive seminar was held on September 28, 2006, in the lobby of The Bank of Oswego. Guests and friends of the bank learned “The Key to Life, Marriage, and Business” by learning why relationship building is so important; the five critical skills in building relationships; evaluating how effective you are at building relationships; and how you can change and improve your skills in relationship building.

“Selflessness, faithfulness, being a source of harmony, consistency and uplifting behavior are all characteristics that promote healthy relationships,” as paraphrased by Dr. Warrick. Attendees also critiqued themselves and were given one challenge to take away from what they learned to improve their self worth. Included in his lesson of self evaluation was determining one’s level of problem solving. Problem solvers, resisters and hard core resisters are all styles of behavior that add quality to or take away from the success of a relationship or an organization.

Dr. Don Warrick is an award winning educator, consultant, and author who specializes in coaching and developing leaders and improving the effectiveness and impact of individuals, teams, and whole organizations. Dr. Warrick is a Professor of Management and Organization Change at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. Additionally, he is the President of the Warrick Agency and has been a consultant or trainer for many Fortune 500 and international companies.

The Bank of Oswego, a locally owned and managed full service bank, is located in Lake View Village, at the intersection of A and State in downtown Lake Oswego. Lobby banking hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, and at other times by appointment. Ample reserved parking is available in the Lake View Village parking garage. The Bank of Oswego serves 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.

The Bank of Oswego will be opening a second branch in early November. This full-service facility, including a drive-in, will be located at Kruse Way and Boones Ferry Road in the Mercantile Village, in Lake Oswego, Oregon.

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Dan Heine, President & CEO 503.445.3121