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 firstname.lastname@example.org Meaghan Moroz NATIONAL Public Relations 416.848.1450 email@example.com To view this news release in HTML formatting, please use the following URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/January2014/27/c5158.html CO: Genworth Canada ST: Ontario NI: MED ENT -0- Jan/27/2014 13:00 GMT
MEDIA ADVISORY & PHOTO OP: Genworth Canada Announces Meaning of Home Contest Winner
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