WINDSOR, ON, June 4, 2013 /CNW/ - Scotiabank today announced the Bank
has become a Gold Level Sponsor of the 2013 Windsor-Essex International
"Scotiabank is proud to be a Gold Level Sponsor for the 2013
Windsor-Essex International Children's Games," said Dave Wilson,
District Vice President, Retail and Small Business Banking, Ontario
Southwest. "As Canada's most international bank, supporting our
communities through the Scotiabank Bright Future philanthropic program
is a big part of our culture and our way of giving back to the network
of 55 countries we call home."
The International Children's Games (ICG) - recognized by the
International Olympic Committee - features 12-to-15-year-old children
from round the world participating in a variety of sports.
The annual event was founded in 1968 by Slovenian sports instructor
Metod Klemenc to promote peace and friendship through sports. The
International Children's Games and Cultural Festival has become the
world's largest international multi-sport youth games. Nearly 40,000
children have competed at 43 summer games and 4 winter games in 411
cities and 86 countries.
"In the spirit of friendship and good sportsmanship, we wish the very
best of luck to all the participants during these upcoming games," said
Terry Roman, Director, Commercial Banking, Scotiabank.
Scotiabank is committed to supporting the communities in which we live
and work, both in Canada and abroad, through our global philanthropic
program, Scotiabank Bright Future. Recognized as a leader
internationally and among Canadian corporations for our charitable
donations and philanthropic activities, Scotiabank has provided on
average approximately $47 million annually to community causes around
the world over each of the last five years. Visit us at www.scotiabank.com.
SOURCE: Scotiabank - Sponsorships & Donations
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