Media Advisory - UPS Canada celebrates 40 years of service with community ice skating event at Celebration Square

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 25, 2015 /CNW/ - This Saturday, UPS Canada will celebrate its 40th Anniversary in true Canadian fashion, hosting outdoor skating events across the country, including one at Celebration Square in Mississauga. To thank the community for its partnership over the past 40 years, UPS Canada is giving back to its employees, customers and community members, inviting them to visit the UPS booth at Celebration Square for hot chocolate and sweet treats, and a limited-edition, commemorative 40th anniversary toque.

Skating events will take place in other cities across Canada, including Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver this Saturday, and Halifax on Sunday, March 1, 2015.

WHAT:

Visuals will include a UPS package car and booth on-site at Celebration Square,  providing free hot chocolate and warm treats and giveaways to local community members. All media are welcome to attend the event and capture live footage / sound / photos.



WHEN:

Saturday, February 28, 2015


1p.m. – 4 p.m.



WHERE:

Misssauga Celebration Square


300 City Centre Drive Mississauga, ON


L5B 3C1



INTERVIEWS:

Interviews are available on-site with Jim Bena, vice-president of marketing, UPS Canada, who can speak to the company's history in Canada, and provide stories and facts about its years of service.

About UPS:
UPS (NYSE: UPS) is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including transporting packages and freight; facilitating international trade, and deploying advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business. Headquartered in Atlanta, UPS serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide. The company can be found on the web at ups.com® and its corporate blog can be found at longitudes.ups.com. To get UPS news direct, visit pressroom.ups.com/RSS.

SOURCE UPS Canada Ltd.

For further information: Media contacts: Jessica Kitchen, Edelman for UPS Canada, Jessica.kitchen@edelman.com, 416-849-2839; Victoria Ptashnick, Edelman for UPS Canada, Victoria.ptashnick@edelman.com, 416-850-0184

RELATED LINKS
http://www.ups.com/canada

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