DELISSIO RISE UP FOR MINOR HOCKEY WINNER
 

Calgary, AB- Nestlé Canada, in partnership with the Western Hockey League, is proud to congratulate the Lac du Bonnet Minor Hockey Association as winners of the $25,000 Delissio Rise Up for Minor Hockey Promotion.

The community of Lac du Bonnet, Manitoba, rallied behind their 133-member hockey association, submitting the most UPC cut-outs from Delissio pizza boxes. The $25,000 will be used to benefit the association from a hockey betterment standpoint, including upgrades to their rink.  Lisa Thomas, Parent Volunteer, with the Lac du Bonnet Minor Hockey Association, was ecstatic to receive the news.

“I can’t believe we won! This is awesome!” beamed Thomas, who admits their facility is in need of some work. “Minor hockey will be donating the money towards our arena because it needs a lot of work. If there’s no arena there’s no minor hockey. Thanks again Delissio!”

The Delissio Rise Up for Minor Hockey Promotion invited Western Canadian fans to submit UPC cut-outs from Delissio pizza boxes from October 1 to February 29, 2012.

Delissio and the Western Hockey League would also like to congratulate all the monthly prize winners and thank all Minor Hockey Associations for their participation throughout the 2011-12 season. 

About Nestlé Canada
Backed by more than a century of research and experience, Nestlé Canada's vision is to be the most trusted and respected food and nutrition company in Canada, bringing Good Food, Good Life to Canadians. Nestlé in Canada manufactures some of the world's most recognized and trusted brands, including NESTLÉ PROFESSIONAL, STOUFFER'S, LEAN CUISINE, NESQUIK, NESTLÉ GOOD START, POWERBAR, HÄAGEN-DAZS and KIT KAT, NESCAFÉ, NESTLÉ PURE LIFE, NESTLÉ DRUMSTICK and Nestlé Purina BENEFUL. Nestlé in Canada employs approximately 3,500 people in more than 20 manufacturing sites, sales offices and distribution centres across the country.

About the Western Hockey League:
The Western Hockey League started with just seven teams based in the provinces of Saskatchewan and Alberta in 1966.  The WHL now has representation in all four Western Canadian province and the U.S. states of Oregon and Washington.  The WHL consists of 22 member Clubs with 17 based in Canadian markets and 5 in the U.S. Pacific Northwest.

The WHL is a member of the Canadian Hockey League (CHL) whose membership is comprised of three major junior hockey leagues: Ontario Hockey League (OHL), Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) and the Western Hockey League (WHL).  At the conclusion of each League’s playoffs, the CHL hosts the MasterCard Memorial Cup.  A National Championship tournament involving each of the League’s Champion and the tournament host.

The Western Hockey League’s Head Office is located in Calgary, Alberta and is responsible to administer all functions related to League operations.  Under the direction of the WHL Commissioner, the WHL Head Office functions include: game supervision, scheduling, League meeting, player drafts, agreements and scholarships, player transactions, finance, marketing, media relations, communications and statistics/results.

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