West Coast Bank Collects 286 Pairs of Pajamas for Marion/Polk Women's Crisis Shelter

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LAKE OSWEGO and SALEM, Ore., Dec. 21, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- West Coast Bancorp (Nasdaq:WCBO) employees and customers donated 286 pairs of pajamas for the Marion/Polk Women's Crisis Service through the company's Joy of Giving Pajama Drive, including 96 pairs from the Keizer branch alone!

West Coast Bank Regional President Ken Jundt said, "The customers and team members in our Willamette Valley branches really got on board with the Joy of Giving Pajama Drive. Helping the communities in which we serve is an important part of the bank's commitment and that of the neighbors we serve. Women and children in crisis this season will be well cared for thanks to the generosity of many and this successful event."

West Coast Bancorp is a publicly held, Northwest bank holding company headquartered in Oregon with $2.4 billion in assets, and the parent company of West Coast Bank and West Coast Trust Company, Inc. West Coast Bank operates 58 branches in Oregon and Washington. The Company serves clients who seek the resources, sophisticated products and expertise of larger financial institutions, along with the local decision-making, market knowledge, and customer service orientation of a community bank. The Company offers a broad range of banking, investment, fiduciary and trust services. For more information, please visit the Company web site at www.wcb.com.

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CONTACT: Ken Jundt Regional President 503.371.2680 jundtk@wcb.com

Source:West Coast Bancorp