TORONTO, March 12, 2012 /CNW/ - CNW is pleased to announce that the 2012 SCRABBLE® Corporate Challenge, hosted by Frontier College on Feb 29, was once again a huge success. Sixty corporate teams took part in the intense competition, not only raising $380,000 for the literacy programs supported by Frontier College but also to see who would take home the bragging rights.
CNW won the tournament with 868 points, based on the combined scores of team members Jason Magpali, David Nelson, Doug Sheppard and Andy Hull. David Nelson was also recognized with an award for the highest individual score of the tournament with an astounding personal score of 387 points. As a result, CNW and Frontier College joined Eric Sinclair, President, TMX Datalinx and Group Head of Data Services, to open the market this morning.
About Frontier College
Frontier College is Canada's original literacy organization. Founded in 1899, this non-profit organization recruits and trains volunteers to deliver literacy programs to children, youth and adults in communities across the country. Frontier College helps Canadians improve their literacy and increase their opportunities. We believe that literacy is a right.
About TMX Group (TSX-X)
TMX Group's key subsidiaries operate cash and derivative markets for multiple asset classes including equities, fixed income and energy. Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, TMX Select, Montreal Exchange, Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation, Natural Gas Exchange, Boston Options Exchange (BOX), Shorcan, Shorcan Energy Brokers, Equicom and other TMX Group companies provide listing markets, trading markets, clearing facilities, data products and other services to the global financial community. TMX Group is headquartered in Toronto and operates offices across Canada (Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver), in key U.S. markets (New York, Houston, Boston and Chicago) as well as in London and Beijing. For more information about TMX Group, visit our website at www.tmx.com. Follow TMX Group on Twitter at http://twitter.com/tmxgroup.
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