May 11, 2017 - Thermo King Eastern Canada (TKEC), a division of Jonjo Transport Refrigeration Limited and ODG Group of companies, is pleased to announce it is now a Platinum Sponsor with the Special Olympics Ontario Provincial Summer Games. The event, which is being hosted by the Peel Regional Police, will be taking place July 13 to 16, 2017, and will attract close to 800 athletes and their coaches.
Special Olympics Ontario offers a unique opportunity for those with an intellectual disability to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy, and develop skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.
“TKEC is proud to be a Platinum sponsor for Special Olympics Ontario,” says Bill O’Dwyer, (Vice President Sales). “Thanks to the help of many dedicated organizations and individuals, the Special Olympics Ontario has become much more than just a charitable organization. We believe that companies who partner with this worthy organization share our values of respect, inclusivity and inspiration.”
He stresses that the Special Olympic Provincial Games are a significant financial commitment for any host community. “As such, we encourage other organizations in the trucking industry to reach out in whatever capacity possible to help make a difference in the lives of these athletes.”
Donations to the Games are made through the Adopt an Athlete program. Proceeds help to cover accommodations, meals, transportation, venues and other operational costs associated with making the games possible.
Click here if you wish to donate or find out more about how you can participate.
Thermo King Eastern Canada is Canada’s largest independent transport refrigeration sales, service and parts companies across the eastern provinces of Canada. The company has served the transport refrigeration industry for over 50 years, having built its success on offering customers quality sales advice and consistent, reliable service.
About Special Olympics Ontario
Special Olympics Ontario is part of a dynamic worldwide charitable organization dedicated to promoting active lifestyle for people with an intellectual disability through the power of sport. The organization is building communities of acceptance and inclusion for all people.