Wheelchair racer highlights partnership announcement in advance of the London 2012 Paralympic Summer Games
MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 14, 2012 /CNW/ - She's pumping gas for a good cause! Wheelchair racer Michelle Stilwell, one of Canada's top medal potential athletes for the London 2012 Paralympic Games, will be visiting a Mississauga, Ont. gas station to introduce a new product - in which she's featured - designed to directly support the Canadian Paralympic Team.
Suncor, through its Petro-Canada brand, has been fueling the dreams of Canadian athletes since 1999. Now with the London Games just months away, Suncor is stepping up to extend its agreement with the Canadian Paralympic Committee through to 2016.
Come discover how Michelle Stilwell is "pumped" to be involved in the plans!
|WHO:||Deborah Gullaher||VP Marketing, Suncor|
|Henry Storgaard||CEO of the Canadian Paralympic Committee|
|Michelle Stilwell||Three-time Paralympic gold medallist wheelchair racer|
| training for the London 2012 Paralympic Games
Gas station gathering to launch a renewed
sponsorship agreement and new retail product featuring
wheelchair racer Michelle Stilwell.
| Photo and interview opportunities.
|WHEN & WHERE:||Tuesday, June 19, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.|
|Petro-Canada Retail Station|
|3030 Artesian Dr., Mississauga, Ont. (Winston Churchill & Artesian Drive)|
Media contact onsite: Mark Dottori, Canadian Paralympic Committee. Cell: 613-294-5961
About the Canadian /Paralympic Committee
The Canadian Paralympic Committee is a non-profit, private organization with 46 member sports organizations dedicated to strengthening the Paralympic movement. The Canadian Paralympic Committee's vision is to be the world's leading Paralympic nation. Its mission is to lead the development of a sustainable Paralympic sport system in Canada to enable athletes to reach the podium at the Paralympic Games. By supporting Canadian Paralympic athletes and promoting their success, the Canadian Paralympic Committee inspires all Canadians with a disability to get involved in sport through programs delivered by its member organizations. For more information, visit www.paralympic.ca.
About Suncor Energy
Suncor Energy Inc. is Canada's premier integrated energy company. Suncor's operations include oil sands development and upgrading, conventional and offshore oil and gas production, petroleum refining, and product marketing under the Petro-Canada brand. While working to responsibly develop petroleum resources, Suncor is also developing a growing renewable energy portfolio. Suncor's common shares (symbol: SU) are listed on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges. For more information about Suncor Energy Inc., please visit www.suncor.com.
For further information:
Director, Marketing and Communications
Canadian Paralympic Committee
Tel: 613-569-4333 ext. 242
Manager, Media Relations
Canadian Paralympic Committee
Tel: 613-569-4333 x243
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