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PNC Bank Partners With Spring's Atlanta Dogwood Festival to Bring Big Name Concert

With such a successful partnership last year, PNC Bank has announced it will return for the 77th Annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival as presenting sponsor. The pair plans to reprise last year’s successful Saturday night concert.

 
 
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PRLog - Jan. 10, 2013 - With such a successful partnership last year, PNC Bank has announced it will return for the 77th Annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival, as presenting sponsor. Together in 2013 they plan to reprise last year’s successful Saturday night concert, which featured the legendary Roberta Flack. The talent for 2013 is not expected to be announced until a date closer to the festival.

“We are very pleased to have PNC Bank with us again this year,” said Atlanta Dogwood Festival Executive Director Brian Hill. “Together we can bring in a very high level of musical talent for the Saturday night concert.” Details concerning the concert will be announced in the coming months.

Recognizing the importance of wise investments, The PNC Financial Services Group (NYSE: PNC) actively supports green community initiatives in the communities it serves. From building the world’s greenest office tower, to engaging employee and customers in energy conservation projects, PNC promotes efficient practices every day.

This commitment to preservation and collaboration is reflected in PNC’s support of the Atlanta Dogwood Festival, which has been the top international award-winning Green Festival for two years in a row due to its educational onsite Eco-Village.

“PNC helps to build strong communities and create financial opportunities for individuals, families and businesses through executive leadership, strategic investments and employee volunteerism,” said Eddie Meyers, regional president of PNC for Greater Georgia. “We understand the valuable return that the arts can deliver. By forming partnerships with community-based organizations, like the Atlanta Dogwood Festival, in its efforts to bring a variety of talented artists to our region, PNC is working to bring those wishes and aspirations to fruition.  We are pleased to support this long-standing arts festival to the residents and visitors of Atlanta.”

About PNC Bank

PNC Bank is a division of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC). PNC is one of the nation’s largest diversified financial services organizations providing retail and business banking; residential mortgage banking; specialized services for corporations and government entities, including corporate banking, real estate finance and asset-based lending; wealth management; asset management and global fund services.

ABOUT THE ATLANTA DOGWOOD FESTIVAL

The city’s longest-running festival, the Atlanta Dogwood Festival is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to providing the annual springtime celebration of arts and entertainment. The festival has earned significant recognition for the overwhelming success of its Green Festival Initiative, which in 2011 and 2012 received a Gold Award for Best Festival Environmental Program from the International Festivals & Events Association. The Society of American Travel Writers named the Atlanta Dogwood Festival (http://www.facebook.com/atlantadogwoodfestival) as one of the Top 10 Spring Festivals in 2012 and Sunshine Artist magazine named the festival the 35th best in the country in 2012. The 77th Annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival will take place April 19 – 21, 2013.  The festival offices are located at 887 West Marietta Street, Studio S-105, Atlanta, Georgia 30318. The Atlanta Dogwood Festival can be reached at 404-817-6642 or visited online at www.dogwood.org.

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