Sun Life Financial continues to share the joy of music by expanding its Musical Instrument Lending Library program to the Kitchener Public Library

WATERLOO, ON, July 4, 2017 /CNW/ - Sun Life Financial and the Kitchener Public Library will be launching a new musical instrument lending program at the library to help share the joy of music. Juno Award-winning Canadian music icon Jim Cuddy will join us to announce details of the Sun Life Financial Musical Instrument Lending Library program expansion.


Monday, July 10, 2017


10:00 a.m. EST


Kitchener Public Library

85 Queen Street North
Kitchener, ON
N2H 2H1


• Jim Cuddy, Juno Award-winning Canadian artist

• Paul Joliat, Assistant Vice-President, Philanthropy and Sponsorships, Sun Life Financial

• Mary Chevreau, CEO, Kitchener Public Library

The Sun Life Financial Musical Instrument Lending Library program is the first of its kind in Kitchener-Waterloo and the fifth investment by Sun Life in a Canadian public library. This innovative program helps put musical instruments into the hands of more Canadians.

About Sun Life Financial in the community
At Sun Life Financial, we are committed to building sustainable, healthier communities for life and we're proud to hold the Caring Company designation from Imagine Canada. Community wellness is an important part of our sustainability commitment and we believe that by actively supporting the communities in which we live and work, we can help build a positive environment for our Clients, employees, advisors and shareholders. Our philanthropic support focuses on two key areas: health, with an emphasis on diabetes awareness, prevention, care and research initiatives through our Team Up Against DiabetesTM platform; and arts and culture, through our award-winning Making the Arts More Accessible TM program. We also partner with sports properties in key markets to further our commitment to healthy and active living. Our employees and advisors take great pride in volunteering over 40,000 hours each year and contribute to making life brighter for individuals and families across Canada. Read more about Sun Life Financial in the community.

About Kitchener Public Library

Kitchener Public Library is a hub of activity and one of the most significant community spaces in the City of Kitchener. The library boasts five locations located throughout the city; including the award-winning and recently renovated and expanded Central Library near the downtown core. The library has 102,000 active members and welcomes 1.2 million visitors each year. To learn more about Kitchener Public Library, visit To be the first to find out what's happening at the library, follow @KitchLibrary on Twitter.

Media Relations Contacts:

Hannah Stewart
Senior Communications Specialist, Corporate Communications
Sun Life Financial
T. 647.256.2136
C. 416.557.4428

Bob Egan
Manager, Community Development
Kitchener Public Library
T. 519.743.0271 x 278
C. 519.500.2273

SOURCE Sun Life Financial Inc.


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