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For Immediate Release

Nina Ronstadt
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Jana Bradley, vice president, branch manager, Union Bank (far left) and Debbie Wilson, vice president, promotions manager, Union Bank (far right) present tickets for Hawaiian vacation to "Lead the Charge" Sweepstakes Grand Prize winner Helen Brown and husband Dick at the Santee branch office.

East County Residents Win Trip to Hawaii to Watch Football’s Greatest All-Stars Play

SAN DIEGO - February 3, 2011 - Union Bank, N.A., is proud to announce that Helen Brown of Alpine, Calif. is the grand prize winner of Union Bank’s "Lead the Charge" sweepstakes.

"As an official sponsor of the San Diego Chargers, we wanted to do something to give back to the strong community of Chargers fans," said Art Smith, executive vice president and chief marketing officer of Union Bank. "We are thrilled to be able to present this trip to Helen Brown. There was great interest in this sweepstakes and it was exciting to see the community get so involved."

Brown received a four day/three night trip for two to Honolulu, Hawaii, including airfare, hotel accommodations, admission for two to the Official Tailgate Party for the Pro Football All-Stars game, and two tickets to the Pro Football All-Stars game.

"I am so happy and excited to have won this tremendous trip," said Helen Brown."My husband Dick and I are devoted Chargers fans. In fact, we have been season ticket holders since 1978. We are so grateful to Union Bank for supporting our hometown team."In addition to the grand prize, ten weekly winners also received an official autographed Chargers helmet.  The sweepstakes started Sept.19, 2010 and ended Nov. 23, 2010.  To enter, contestants completed an online entry form. Winners were selected from a random drawing. The sweepstakes was open to legal U.S. residents residing in California who were at least 18 years of age.

About UnionBanCal Corporation & Union Bank, N.A.

Headquartered in San Francisco, UnionBanCal Corporation is a financial holding company with assets of $79.1 billion at December 31, 2010. Its primary subsidiary, Union Bank, N.A., is a full service commercial bank providing an array of financial services to individuals, small businesses, middle-market companies, and major corporations. The bank operated 401 banking offices in California, Washington, Oregon and Texas, as well as two international offices, on December 31, 2010. UnionBanCal Corporation is a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd., which is a subsidiary of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. Union Bank is a proud member of the Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG, NYSE:MTU), one of the world’s largest financial organizations. Visit for more information.