MARKHAM, ON, Jan. 25, 2013 /CNW/ - Hyundai Auto Canada Corp. is pleased
to announce the winner of the Hyundai Hockey Helpers Month win-a-car
contest. Adam Gubbins of Dundas, ON, picked-up his new 2013 Elantra GT
from Mountain Hyundai in Hamilton, ON yesterday, capping the first-ever
Hyundai Hockey Helpers Month promotion. From October 1 to 31, the
company held a free-to-enter contest open to all Canadians for a chance
to win a brand new car through the program website www.HyundaiHockey.ca.
Hyundai Hockey Helpers is Hyundai Auto Canada's approach to reinvesting in communities across
the country and improve the lives of deserving children by helping at
least 1,000 under-resourced Canadian youth play organized hockey every
year. In partnership with KidSport Canada, a not-for-profit
organization that provides financial assistance to kids ages 18 and
under, the program provides grants for registration fees and equipment
costs in order to lower the financial barriers that prevent youth from
participating in organized sports. Further, during the month of October
every year, Hyundai dealers across Canada hold fundraising initiatives
to help even more kids play organized hockey.
"In our first year, Hyundai Hockey Helpers has enabled over 1,800 kids
to play hockey this year and raised over $400,000 to help even more
next year," said Steve Kelleher, President and CEO, Hyundai Auto Canada
Corp. "The win-a-car contest was used to help drive attention to the
program and encourage Canadians to join us in our cause. I would like
to congratulate Mr. Gubbins as the winner of the contest."
The vehicle was delivered to Mr. Gubbins by Steve Chemkov, General
Manager of Mountain Hyundai.
Hyundai Auto Canada, established in 1983 and headquartered in Markham,
Ontario, is a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company of South Korea.
Hyundai vehicles are distributed throughout Canada by Hyundai Auto
Canada and are sold and serviced through more than 200 dealerships
KidSport was established in 1993 because of an identified need
by leaders in the sport community. They witnessed too many children on
the sidelines because of financial barriers. Since that time, KidSport
is going strong throughout Canada with over 170 local community
volunteer chapters in 11 provinces and territories.
Image with caption: "Steve Chemkov, General Manager of Mountain Hyundai, hands a set of keys for a new 2013 Elantra GT to Hyundai Hockey Helpers contest winner Adam Gubbins. Hyundai Hockey Helpers is a community investment program run by the automaker that helps kids play organized hockey. Find out more at www.HyundaiHockey.ca. (CNW Group/Hyundai Auto Canada Corp.)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20130125_C8721_PHOTO_EN_23029.jpg
SOURCE: Hyundai Auto Canada Corp.
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