Limited Edition TimCards and Supreme Donuts available in Moncton
OAKVILLE, ON, Sept. 7, 2011 /CNW/ - Which team will you root for when
the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Calgary Stampeders face off during the 2011
Scotiabank Touchdown Atlantic game in Moncton, New Brunswick this
month? Tim Hortons, a long-time sponsor and supporter of the Canadian
Football League, will help Moncton area fans of both teams get into the
spirit by offering special team-branded donuts and TimCards in
The limited edition football-shaped Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Calgary
Stampeders Supreme donuts and special TimCard gift cards sporting team
colours and logos will be available while supplies last until the
September 25th game.
"We are thrilled to have the Scotiabank Touchdown Atlantic game played
in Moncton again this year," said Greg Smith, Senior Manager, Regional
Marketing, Atlantic Canada, Tim Hortons. "What better way to show your
team colours then by flashing your special edition TimCard during your
daily stop at Tim Hortons? And the football-shaped donuts are a fun way
to inject a little team spirit into your office Tims run."
The Supreme donuts are filled with cream, dipped in chocolate and topped
with white fondant football laces and edible team logos.
Tim Hortons has been a proud sponsor of both the CFL and individual CFL
teams for more than 15 years. This year, Tim Hortons extends its
football sponsorship to include the Moncton Football Association (MFA),
which develops players ages six to 15, many of whom have gone on to
play at the university level and in the CFL. Tim Hortons' relationship
with the CFL and the MFA means the new Timbits football players will
get the chance to play in the half-time show during Scotiabank
"Tim Hortons has been proudly sponsoring professional football in Canada
for years but we also support young players at a grassroots level,"
said Smith. "Not only are we excited to be involved with kids, but to
give them the opportunity to play in the half-time show of a CFL game
is an opportunity they won't soon forget."
Tim Hortons' Timbits Minor Sports Program currently sponsors more than
200,000 kids who play on hockey, lacrosse, soccer, baseball, t-ball,
ringette and football teams across Canada.
Tim Hortons Inc. Overview
Tim Hortons is the fourth largest publicly-traded quick service
restaurant chain in North America based on market capitalization, and
the largest in Canada. Operating in the quick service segment of the
restaurant industry, Tim Hortons appeals to a broad range of consumer
tastes, with a menu that includes premium coffee, flavored cappuccinos,
specialty teas, home-style soups, fresh sandwiches, wraps, hot
breakfast sandwiches and fresh baked goods, including our trademark
donuts. As of July 3rd, 2011, Tim Hortons had 3,811 system-wide restaurants, including 3,189
in Canada and 622 in the United States. More information about the
Company is available at www.timhortons.com
About the Canadian Football League
The Canadian Football League is our league. It's built on a tradition as
proud, staged on a field as broad, and played at a pace as exciting as
the country we are proud to call home. Our championship game, the Grey
Cup, is the biggest single annual sporting event in Canada. The 99th
edition will be played on November 27, 2011 in Vancouver, British
Image with caption: "Craig O'Neill, Tim Hortons restaurant owner in Moncton, NB, shows off the limited edition football-shaped Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Calgary Stampeders supreme donuts available at Moncton area restaurants in celebration of the Scotiabank Touchdown Atlantic game this month. (CNW Group/Tim Hortons Inc.)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20110907_C8951_PHOTO_EN_2876.jpg
SOURCE Tim Hortons Inc.
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