CHATHAM, ON, June 14, 2012 /CNW/ - (TSX:L): Canadians got busy voting in the President's Choice® BBQTown Contest in the hopes to bring a massive one of a kind BBQ party to their town! For their efforts Chatham is the lucky community that will host the President's Choice® BBQTown Grand Prize Event on August 11!
Chatham will receive a BBQ party in their town for up to 5,000 people
with fantastic food, hosted by Chef Tom Filippou, Executive Chef for President's Choice® Cooking Schools and Bob Blumer, host of Food Network Canada's World's Weirdest Restaurants. There will be a performance by multi-platinum, JUNO Award winning
recording group Hedley, and on behalf of the community, $25,000 will be donated to President's Choice® Children's Charity to support a local nutrition program. To top it all
off, Chatham residents will attempt to set a new Guinness World Records® achievement for the most hamburgers assembled in
Nine other communities will win a secondary prize which includes a stop
on the President's Choice® BBQTown Tour:
St. Thomas, ON
Sturgeon Falls, ON
Log on to www.pcbbqtown.ca on June 21st to find out where and when the BBQ party will be happening
in each town!
These nine lucky communities will get a free BBQ party for up to 2,000
people in their town, complete with our best President's Choice® BBQ grill items, a visit from the PC Ice Cream Shop truck, and free family entertainment such as a balloon
animal artists and a fire juggler!
Have fun all summer long with President's Choice® products and visit pc.ca for great recipes! Don't forget to 'Like' us
on Facebook and 'Follow' us on Twitter! Twitter hash tag - #PCBBQTown.
About Loblaw Companies Limited TSX: L
Loblaw Companies Limited, a subsidiary of George Weston Limited, is
Canada's largest food retailer and a leading provider of drugstore,
general merchandise and financial products and services. Loblaw is one
of the largest private sector employers in Canada. With more than 1,000
corporate and franchised stores from coast to coast, Loblaw and its
franchisees employ more than 135 000 full-time and part-time employees.
Through its portfolio of store formats, Loblaw is committed to
providing Canadians with a wide, growing and successful range of
products and services to meet the everyday household demands of
Canadian consumers. Loblaw is known for the quality, innovation and
value of its food offering. It offers Canada's strongest control
(private) label program, including the unique President's Choice®, no
name® and Joe Fresh® brands. In addition, the Company makes available
to consumers President's Choice Financial® services and offers the PC®
points loyalty program.
Hedley's recent highlights include: near double platinum certification
for Storms (2011); awarded 'Pop Album of the Year' at the 2012 JUNO Awards; double
platinum certifications for every previous studio album; over 1,500,000
digital singles sold; 15 career JUNO nominations and two wins, twelve
consecutive #1 videos at Much Music; multiple Top 10 singles; and
listed as one of the top 100 touring artists in the world of 2010
(Pollstar, October 18, 2010).
SOURCE Loblaw Companies Limited
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Loblaw Companies Limited