MEDIA ADVISORY & PHOTO OP: Genworth Canada Announces Meaning of Home Contest Winner

MEDIA ADVISORY & PHOTO OP: Genworth Canada Announces Meaning of Home Contest 
Winner 
TORONTO, Jan. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - On January 29, 2014, Scott McGillivray and 
Mayor Rob Burton will join representatives from Genworth Canada and Habitat 
for Humanity Canada to congratulate the 2013 winner of Genworth Canada's 
Meaning of Home Writing Contest.  For the past seven years, Genworth Canada 
has challenged grade 4, 5 and 6 students across the country to think about 
what home means to them. 
Media are invited to attend for interviews and to hear the winner read the 
winning submission. 
EVENT INFORMATION 


    What:   Genworth Canada's Meaning of Home Contest Winner Announcement
            and Cheque Presentation
    When:   January 29, 2014 at 9:00a.m.
    Who:    Scott McGillivray, Television personality and strong support of
            Habitat for Humanity
            Rob Burton, Mayor of Oakville
            Debbie McPherson, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing,
            Genworth Canada
            Kevin Marshman, President and CEO, Habitat for Humanity Canada
    Where:  Heritage Glen Public School, 1641 Heritage Way, Oakville
             

QUICK FACTS:
        --  Since its launch in 2007, Genworth Canada's Meaning of Home
            contest has generated more than $675,000 in grants being
            directed to more than 30 Habitat affiliates across the country
        --  Winner directs $60,000 to Habitat for Humanity build of his/her
            choice
        --  Each of five runner-ups direct $5,000 to Habitat for Humanity
            build of his/her choice
        --  2013 was another record breaking year for participation with
            more than 7,000 entries, a 40% increase over 2012
        --  Genworth Canada donates $5 for every entry received for the
            Meaning of Home contest
        --  Genworth Canada is the country's largest private mortgage
            insurer, and since 1995 has helped more than 1.4 million
            Canadian families buy a home
        --  Genworth Canada helps first-time homebuyers achieve their
            homeownership dreams responsibly and affordably
        --  Genworth Canada and Habitat share a common purpose of enabling
            affordable homeownership for all Canadians

More information can also be found at: www.meaningofhome.ca



SOURCE  Genworth Canada 
For media inquiries, please contact: 
Jennifer Lee NATIONAL Public Relations 416.848.1383 jlee@national.ca 
Meaghan Moroz NATIONAL Public Relations 416.848.1450 mmoroz@national.ca 
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CO: Genworth Canada
ST: Ontario
NI: MED ENT  
-0- Jan/27/2014 13:00 GMT
 
 
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