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SunTrust Commemorates National Disability Mentoring Day

Oct 18, 2004

On Wednesday, October 20, 2004, students and job seekers with disabilities are expected to commemorate National Disability Mentoring Day by participating in mentoring and recruiting activities at 12 SunTrust facilities in Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic states as well as Washington, DC.

SunTrust Banks, Inc. is a national sponsor of National Disability Mentoring Day, a project of The American Association of People with Disabilities.

Participants will learn first-hand about career opportunities at SunTrust. The company will host a variety of activities including one-on-one job shadowing, meetings with SunTrust employees, and presentations about SunTrust and its various operations.

Activities will take place in the following cities within SunTrust's major banking areas:

   Florida Group             Central Group             Mid-Atlantic Group
   - Ft. Lauderdale          Georgia                   Virginia
   - Gainesville             - Atlanta                 - Richmond
   - Jacksonville            Tennessee                 - Roanoke
   - Orlando                 - Cookeville              Washington, DC
   - Tampa                   - Knoxville (Oct. 21)
                             - Nashville

"SunTrust is very proud to participate in National Disability Mentoring Day for the third consecutive year and reinforce our commitment to providing job opportunities, accessible products, and exceptional service to people with disabilities," said Mary Steele, SunTrust director of Human Resources. "The fact that we once again have widespread participation in this effort in markets throughout our footprint is indicative of the success we've experienced with the program."

SunTrust Banks, Inc., headquartered in Atlanta, is one of the nation's largest commercial banking organizations. The company operates an extensive distribution network primarily in Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and the District of Columbia and also serves customers in selected markets nationally. Its primary businesses include deposit, credit, trust and investment services. Through various subsidiaries the company provides credit cards, mortgage banking, insurance, brokerage and capital markets services. SunTrust's Internet address is .

SOURCE: SunTrust Banks, Inc.

CONTACT: Hugh Suhr of SunTrust Banks, Inc., +1-404-827-6813