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Pacific Continental Bank Honored with United Way of Lane County's LIVE UNITED Award

EUGENE, Ore., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Continental Bank, the bank subsidiary of Pacific Continental Corporation (Nasdaq: PCBK), announced today that it received the United Way of Lane County's LIVE UNITED award. The award in part honored Pacific Continental for leaving a lasting mark on the United Way's campaign in 2013 and the employees who support building a better community. Pacific Continental Bank was recognized for its employee volunteer program as well as for having a lifetime giving amount of $880,500 to the United Way of Lane County and a 72% employee participation rate in the 2013 United Way campaign.

"On behalf of all of us at Pacific Continental, thank you. We are incredibly proud to support such an amazing organization that gives back to our community in so many important ways," commented Denise Ghazal, president of the Greater Eugene market. "Supporting local organizations and communities is a vital part of the PCB Way culture."

The LIVE UNITED Award, the most prestigious award given to a business by the United Way of Lane County, is given to the organization that epitomizes what it means to LIVE UNITED while meeting or exceeding the following criteria: a corporate matching program or gift, a five percent increase in campaign funds, usage of the Steps to a Successful Campaign guide and strong volunteer engagement. For more information on the United Way or this award, visit

About Pacific Continental Bank

Pacific Continental Bank, the operating subsidiary of Pacific Continental Corporation, delivers highly personalized services through 14 banking offices in Oregon and Washington. The Bank also operates two loan production offices. With $1.4 billion in assets, Pacific Continental has established one of the most unique and attractive metropolitan branch networks in the Northwest with offices in three of the region's largest markets including Seattle, Portland and Eugene. Pacific Continental targets the banking needs of community-based businesses, health care professionals, professional service providers and nonprofit organizations.

Since its founding in 1972, Pacific Continental Bank has been honored with numerous awards and recognitions from highly regarded third-party organizations including The Seattle Times, the Portland Business Journal and Oregon Business magazine. A complete list of the company's awards and recognitions – as well as supplementary information about Pacific Continental Bank – can be found online at Pacific Continental Corporation's shares, a component of the Russell 2000 Index, are listed on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol "PCBK."

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