Media Advisory - CUMIS Insurance golf tournament raises $50,000 for KidSport Canada

    TORONTO, Aug. 31 /CNW/ -

    WHAT:    The CUMIS Group Limited (CUMIS) will be presenting a cheque for
             $50,000 to KidSport Canada. The funds were raised through the
             CUMIS Insurance Charitable Golf Classic - a series of customer
             golf tournaments held across the country.

    WHO:     Ohenewa Akuffo, Canadian female Olympic wrestler and KidSport
             ambassador will address participants on the value of KidSport's
             work, and accept CUMIS' donation on behalf of KidSport.

             Also in attendance will be Kenn Lalonde, President and CEO, The
             CUMIS Group Limited, as well as top Ontario credit union
             executives, including honourary Ontario event chair, Jack Smit,
             President and CEO, Libro Financial Group.

    WHEN:    Wednesday, September 2, 2009
             Ohenewa Akuffo addresses participants at 7:50 p.m.; cheque
             presentation immediately follows

    WHERE:   Angus Glen Golf Club
             10080 Kennedy Road
             Markham, Ontario L6C 1N9

    About The CUMIS Group Limited

    The CUMIS Group Limited (CUMIS) partners with credit unions to deliver
competitive insurance and financial solutions. In doing so, it creates
financial security and promotes the growth and success of the credit union
system in Canada. Its principal companies are CUMIS Life Insurance Company and
CUMIS General Insurance Company. CUMIS also has a 50 per cent interest in CUIS
Brokerage Services Limited and Credential Financial Inc. CUMIS has management
responsibility for its joint marketing program with The Co-operators, which
offers an integrated portfolio of both organizations' insurance products and
related services to credit unions under the banner of 'CUMIS Insurance in
partnership with The Co-operators'.

    About KidSport Canada

    KidSport Canada provides support to children in order to remove financial
barriers that prevent them from playing organized sports. KidSport Canada
supports the fundraising efforts of 165 local/provincial chapters from coast
to coast. For more information on KidSport Canada, visit

For further information:

For further information: Tim Humphreys, Manager, Corporate
Communications, The CUMIS Group Limited, Tel: (905) 631-5102, Toll-free:
1-800-263-9120, ext. 5102, Cell: (905) 220-8969, E-mail:, Web:

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