Ontario Power Generation supports Temiskaming International Plowing Match



    TEMISKAMING SHORES, ON, Feb. 12 /CNW/ - Ontario Power Generation (OPG)
has made a $10,000 contribution to the Temiskaming International Plowing Match
and Rural Expo 2009 (IPM). OPG has also committed to contributing over $20,000
in materials to be distributed to guests and participants of the event,
pushing its total contribution to over $30,000.
    The Temiskaming International Plowing Match and Rural Expo 2009 will take
place from September 22nd to September 26th 2009 in Earlton, Ontario. It is a
weeklong celebration of the region's rich agricultural history that promises
to attract more than 70,000 visitors.
    "This event will have a very positive impact on Earlton, Temiskaming
Shores and neighbouring communities", stated Al Bernard, Front Line Manager,
Ontario Power Generation. "It's a privilege for us as a member of this
community to be a partner in such an important event."
    "Temiskaming IPM 2009 is pleased to welcome OPG as a partner of the first
International Plowing Match to be held in Northern Ontario", stated Darlene
Bowen, International Plowing Match Coordinator. "This event would not be
possible without major supporters such as Ontario Power Generation and we are
grateful that OPG is so community minded".

    Ontario Power Generation is an Ontario based company, whose principal
business is the generation and sale of electricity in Ontario. Our focus is on
the efficient production and sale of electricity from our competitive
generation assets, while operating in a safe, open and environmentally
responsible manner. Through its Corporate Citizenship Program, OPG enters into
partnerships with many organizations and events to support the vital services
offered in its site communities.





For further information:

For further information: Media Enquiries - Marcel Pelchat, Public
Affairs Officer, Northeast Plant Group, Ontario Power Generation, Tel.: (705)
267-7033 ext. 3303, Email: marcel.pelchat@opg.com


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