New Toyota and Scion vehicles awarded to Tilbury Home Hardware and Lions Club
TILBURY, ON, June 7, 2012 /CNW/ - Tilbury Home Hardware and the Tilbury Lions
and Rotary Clubs are riding in style after being awarded this week with the
keys to two new vehicles from Toyota and Scion. As part of Home Hardware's
Home Owners helping Home Towns program, the store was chosen from a random
draw to receive a 2012 Toyota Tundra pick-up truck and invited to select a
local charity to benefit from a new 2012 Scion iQ. The Scion iQ will be
raffled off by the Lions Club and the Rotary Club, with all proceeds going to
support the community's splash pad project.
"As a local business owner, there is no greater feeling than giving back to
the community," said Bret Drew, Dealer-Owner, Tilbury Home Hardware. "This is
a great opportunity to present my local Lions Club and Rotary Club with a new
vehicle they can use as part of their community service work. We also really
appreciate the Toyota Tundra and know it will help us serve our customers and
Toyota Canada Inc. and Home Hardware Stores Limited have a multi-year business
relationship, with Toyota as the official vehicle of Home Hardware and Home
Hardware as the official home improvement retailer of Toyota. The companies
are both known for their quality, value and customer service, which makes it a
"On behalf of the Dealer-Owners at more than 1,080 Home Hardware stores across
Canada, I would like to congratulate Bret Drew, Blake Drew and their entire
Staff on their new truck and recognize their contribution to the community of
Tilbury," said Paul Straus, President and CEO, Home Hardware Stores Limited.
"The strength of Home Hardware's independent Dealers lies in the close ties
they share with the communities where they do business, and we feel it's
important to celebrate those important contributions."
About Home Hardware Stores Limited
100% Canadian owned and operated, Home Hardware Stores Limited has a presence
in every Canadian province and territory and is the country's largest
independent, Dealer-owned hardware, lumber, building materials and furniture
cooperative. Founded on January 1, 1964 by 122 independent hardware Dealers,
the cooperative now includes more than 1,080 stores, under the Home Hardware,
Home Building Centre, Home Hardware Building Centre and Home Furniture
banners, with annual collective retail sales of more than $5 billion. Home
Hardware's independent Dealer-Owners, recognized by the North American Retail
Hardware Association as Canada's best-trained Dealer group, have access to
100,000 quality brand name and private label products, a world-class
distribution system and draw upon the power of Home Hardware's network to
provide their local communities with top quality products and services at
About Toyota Canada Inc.
Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) is the exclusive Canadian distributor of Toyota,
Lexus and Scion cars, SUVs and trucks. Toyota is the first full-line
manufacturer to make all of the elements of the Star Safety System standard on
every vehicle starting in 2011. The Star Safety System includes Vehicle
Stability Control (VSC), Traction Control (TRAC), Anti-lock Brake System
(ABS), Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist (BA) and Smart
Stop Technology (SST). TCI's head office is in Toronto, with regional offices
in Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal and Halifax and parts distribution centres in
Toronto and Vancouver.
Contact Lindsey Dietrich, Public Relations Coordinator, Home Hardware Stores
Limited at 519-664-2252 ext. 6676 firstname.lastname@example.org or Rob
Wallace, Public Relations and Promotional Events Manager, Home Hardware
Stores Limited at 519-664-4710 email@example.com.
Contact Bret Drew, Dealer-Owner, Tilbury Home Hardware, at 519-682-1392
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