TILBURY, ON, June 7, 2012 /CNW/ - Tilbury Home Hardware and the Tilbury
Lions and Rotary Clubs are riding in style after being awarded this
week with the keys to two new vehicles from Toyota and Scion. As part
of Home Hardware's Home Owners helping Home Towns program, the store was chosen from a random draw to receive a 2012
Toyota Tundra pick-up truck and invited to select a local charity to
benefit from a new 2012 Scion iQ. The Scion iQ will be raffled off by
the Lions Club and the Rotary Club, with all proceeds going to support
the community's splash pad project.
"As a local business owner, there is no greater feeling than giving back
to the community," said Bret Drew, Dealer-Owner, Tilbury Home Hardware.
"This is a great opportunity to present my local Lions Club and Rotary
Club with a new vehicle they can use as part of their community service
work. We also really appreciate the Toyota Tundra and know it will help
us serve our customers and the community."
Toyota Canada Inc. and Home Hardware Stores Limited have a multi-year
business relationship, with Toyota as the official vehicle of Home
Hardware and Home Hardware as the official home improvement retailer of
Toyota. The companies are both known for their quality, value and
customer service, which makes it a natural partnership.
"On behalf of the Dealer-Owners at more than 1,080 Home Hardware stores
across Canada, I would like to congratulate Bret Drew, Blake Drew and
their entire Staff on their new truck and recognize their contribution
to the community of Tilbury," said Paul Straus, President and CEO, Home
Hardware Stores Limited. "The strength of Home Hardware's independent
Dealers lies in the close ties they share with the communities where
they do business, and we feel it's important to celebrate those
About Home Hardware Stores Limited
100% Canadian owned and operated, Home Hardware Stores Limited has a
presence in every Canadian province and territory and is the country's
largest independent, Dealer-owned hardware, lumber, building materials
and furniture cooperative. Founded on January 1, 1964 by 122
independent hardware Dealers, the cooperative now includes more than
1,080 stores, under the Home Hardware, Home Building Centre, Home
Hardware Building Centre and Home Furniture banners, with annual
collective retail sales of more than $5 billion. Home Hardware's
independent Dealer-Owners, recognized by the North American Retail
Hardware Association as Canada's best-trained Dealer group, have access
to 100,000 quality brand name and private label products, a world-class
distribution system and draw upon the power of Home Hardware's network
to provide their local communities with top quality products and
services at competitive prices.
About Toyota Canada Inc.
Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) is the exclusive Canadian distributor of
Toyota, Lexus and Scion cars, SUVs and trucks. Toyota is the first
full-line manufacturer to make all of the elements of the Star Safety
System standard on every vehicle starting in 2011. The Star Safety
System includes Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), Traction Control
(TRAC), Anti-lock Brake System (ABS), Electronic Brake-force
Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist (BA) and Smart Stop Technology (SST).
TCI's head office is in Toronto, with regional offices in Vancouver,
Calgary, Montreal and Halifax and parts distribution centres in Toronto
SOURCE Home Hardware Stores Limited
For further information:
Contact Lindsey Dietrich, Public Relations Coordinator, Home Hardware Stores Limited at 519-664-2252 ext. 6676 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Rob Wallace, Public Relations and Promotional Events Manager, Home Hardware Stores Limited at 519-664-4710 or email@example.com.
Contact Bret Drew, Dealer-Owner, Tilbury Home Hardware, at 519-682-1392 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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