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RBC Bank Sponsors Free Aug. 6 Workshop: "Home Ownership & Understanding Your Credit Report"


Newport News Area Homeowners and Prospective Homeowners Invited



RBC Bank, along with The UP Center and Tina L. Vick Realty and Dev. LLC, are presenting a free workshop for current and potential homeowners in the Newport News area.


Home Ownership and Understanding Your Credit Report workshop includes discussions of:

  • short sales and foreclosure prevention
  • understanding your credit report
  • loan products (including 100% financing)
  • and FHLB down payment assistance of up to $7,500


10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011
Lunch provided.
Preregistration encouraged: 757-892-2020


Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center, 2410 Wickham Ave., Newport News, VA, 23607


RBC Bank understands that buying a home is one of life's most exciting—and stressful—times. Helping homeowners and homebuyers better understand the range of choices available is an important way for our company to help our customers and our communities.

About RBC Bank

RBC Bank, headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., offers a wide range of financial services and advice to individuals, businesses and public institutions throughout the Southeast. RBC Bank’s network includes more than 420 full-service banking centers in six states (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia), an extensive ATM network and telephone and online banking. RBC Bank is the 40th largest U.S. bank by consolidated assets, according to SNL Financial’s List of the Nation’s 50 Largest Banks, September 2010. RBC Bank is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) (RY on the TSX and NYSE), Canada's largest and most stable bank as measured by assets and market capitalization. For ten consecutive years, RBC has been named to the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. RBC has been listed as one of the most sustainable large corporations in the world for six years in a row, according to the annual ranking by Corporate Knights. And, in February of this year, RBC was ranked 31st in The World's Most Respected Companies by Barron's, and third among financial institutions. More information about RBC Bank may be found at

About The Up Center

The Up Center, headquartered in Norfolk, Va., is a regional non-profit social services agency dedicated to helping improve the lives of children and families; people with disabilities; and, adults in crisis. Since its founding in 1883, the agency has responded to the needs of our community’s most vulnerable citizens. The Up Center has seven locations throughout Hampton Roads and serves over 10,000 people each year. For more information, visit or call 757-622-7017.