Honda Canada and the Toronto Blue Jays™ celebrate Fan Appreciation Weekend at Rogers Centre™
One lucky fan took home a Canadian-built Honda Civic coupe
TORONTO, ON (September 27, 2016) – Spirited Toronto Blue Jays fans packed Rogers Centre on Sunday afternoon for Fan Appreciation Weekend, presented by Honda. The home team won the ballgame and three lucky Toronto Blue Jays fans won fabulous Honda prizes, giving them even more reason to celebrate.
Matthew Lax of Toronto, Ontario won a brand new Canadian-built 2016 Honda Civic EX coupe, while Liana Bacon of Sudbury, Ontario and Janice Javier of Toronto, Ontario each took home a Honda lawnmower.
As a proud supporter of the Toronto Blue Jays since 1977, Honda Canada will award more than $125,000 worth of Honda automobiles and power equipment to lucky baseball fans throughout the 2016 regular season, including a Honda lawnmower at each one of the 81 home games.
“Fan Appreciation Weekend is about connecting the players with the fans. At Honda, we also understand the importance of connecting our brand with our customers and we do this by offering Canadians quality products and exceptional customer service,” said Barry Holt, CFO and senior vice president of corporate shared services, Honda Canada Inc. “The Blue Jays are Canada’s baseball team and the Honda Civic is Canada’s car, so we’re very proud to partner with the Jays throughout such an exciting season.”
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Honda Canada Inc. (HCI) was founded in 1969 and is the parent company for both Honda and Acura vehicle brands in Canada. The company has produced more than seven million cars and trucks since 1986 at its two manufacturing facilities and builds engines at a third manufacturing plant in Alliston, Ontario. Both manufacturing facilities are extremely flexible and currently build Honda Civic and CR-V models. Honda Canada has invested more than $3.9 billion in Canada and each year it sources nearly $2.1 billion in goods and services from Canadian suppliers. Honda Canada has sold more than four million Honda and Acura passenger cars and light trucks in Canada.