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Media Invitation: Giant Tiger Canada Proud Contest Winner from North Bay Selects Charity

Aug 16 2013 12:00AM

Marketwire

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OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 08/16/13 -- Giant Tiger Stores Limited is pleased to announce that the winner of our Canada Proud Contest is Bethany Power of North Bay Ontario. Bethany Submitted a photo of herself with her Giant Tiger reusable shopping bag and a great write up explaining why she is Canada Proud.

Bethany is the recipient of a Canada Proud gift basket and a $250 Giant Tiger gift card. Additionally Giant Tiger Stores Limited will be making a donation of $1,500 to the North Bay and District Humane Society as selected by Bethany.

Please join the winner Bethany Power, Daryl Vaillancourt Executive Director of the North Bay and District Humane Society and Giant Tiger Store Manager Sean Wilson at 10:00 A.M. on Monday August 19th for the official cheque presentation and photo op. at Giant Tiger North Bay (278 Lakeshore Dr).

"The North Bay and District Humane Society is incredibly pleased that Bethany selected us as the recipient for this donation. It will certainly go a long way in making a difference to animals in need in our community" said Daryl Vaillancourt, Executive Director of the North Bay and District Humane Society.

"This was such a fun contest" offers Lauren Moir, Vice President of Marketing for Giant Tiger Stores Limited. "It was really uplifting to read all of the reasons why people are proud to call Canada home. This contest was really an extension of Giant Tiger and our brand values. Afterall, Giant Tiger is a proud Canadian company since... Forever!".

About Giant Tiger:

We are the leading Canadian owned family discount store, committed to providing on trend family fashions, groceries, and everyday needs. Established in 1961 in Ottawa's Byward Market, the privately held company has over 200 locations across Canada and employs over 7,000 team members. All Giant Tiger locations are locally owned or operated by a team member who knows the community. In 2001 the North West Company entered into a franchise agreement with Giant Tiger Stores Limited to open and operate Giant Tiger stores in Western Canada. The friendly local stores with the iconic yellow Tiger logo are not only where Canadians shop more and spend less, but they help bring communities together. In 2012, Giant Tiger donated more than $2 million to more than 700 local associations and charities across Canada.

Giant Tiger checks out as Canada's low price Giant with our low prices every day, price matching, Claw Backs throughout the store and the no time limit return policy. For more information about the company, please visit www.gianttiger.com or join us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/gianttiger or follow us on Twitter @GTboutique and on Four Square Giant Tiger Stores.

Giant Tiger, a proud Canadian company since... FOREVER! #CanadaPROUD.



Contacts:
Giant Tiger Stores Limited
Alison Scarlett
Manager, Public Relations and Community Activation
ascarlett@gianttiger.com
www.gianttiger.com





Source: Marketwire


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