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RBC Wealth Management Marks National Bullying Prevention Month with Donation to Chicago Public Schools

The Firm is also Donating 40 iPads with Anti-Bullying Apps to PACER Center for Distribution in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (October 13, 2011) – RBC Wealth Management is pleased to announce that, in observance of National Bullying Prevention Month, the company will donate $20,000 to the Chicago Public Schools system, to be used for anti-bullying programs.

In addition, RBC Wealth Management will donate 40 iPads programmed with anti-bullying applications to the PACER Center (the Minnesota Parent Training and Information Center). PACER, which is funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs and operates the National Bullying Prevention Center, will distribute the iPads in Minneapolis.

“RBC Wealth Management is proud to be able to contribute to promoting awareness and teaching effective ways to respond to bullying in our schools,” said John Taft, CEO of RBC Wealth Management – U.S. “The issue has touched my family, and many others’ families, and I’m hopeful we can work together in our communities to support anti-bullying initiatives.”

Rev. Renaldo Kyles, Chicago Public Schools Director of Faith-Based Initiatives and the Manager of Safe Haven, and Paula Goldberg, PACER Executive Director, will accept the donations to their respective organizations during the RBC Wealth Management Expo in Chicago on October 18.

“RBC is deeply committed to helping our local communities by supporting initiatives that truly make a difference,” said Mr. Taft. “In keeping with that commitment, we hope that our assistance to Chicago Public Schools and the PACER Center can help them in their efforts to fight bullying in our schools.”

About RBC Wealth Management
In the United States, RBC Wealth Management operates as a division of RBC Capital Markets, LLC. Founded in 1909, RBC Capital Markets, LLC. is a member of the New York Stock Exchange, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, the Securities Investor Protection Corporation, and other major securities exchanges. RBC Wealth Management has over $227 billion of assets under administration and nearly 2,000 financial advisors operating in 200 locations in 42 states. Recently RBC Wealth Management was ranked “Highest in Investor Satisfaction with Full Service Brokerage Firms” in the J.D. Power and Associates 2011 Full Service Investor Satisfaction StudySM. For more information, visit

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