Lowe's Canada, proud co-presenter of the 2018 Bonneville 808 Challenge to benefit Fondation de l'athète d'excellence
Boucherville, QC – September 21, 2018 — Lowe’s Canada, a leading Canadian home improvement company operating or servicing over 630 corporate and affiliated stores under different banners, including RONA, Reno-Depot and Ace, is proud to join Fenplast as co presenting partner for the second edition of the Bonneville 808 Challenge. The cycling fundraiser for the Fondation de l’athlète d’excellence will take place in Mont Tremblant on September 22 and 23. In addition to sponsoring the event, a Lowe’s Canada cycling team is participating in the 125 km course.
"We are proud to be sponsoring the Bonneville 808 Challenge once again this year, and to support Québec’s student athletes throughout their athletic journey," said Jean Sébastien Lamoureux, Senior Vice President of Communications, Public Affairs, and Compliance at Lowe’s Canada. "Lowe’s Canada’s purpose is to help people love where they live. Encouraging people to live healthier lives, including balancing athletic, academic, and professional pursuits, is certainly a perfect example of that."
As part of the partnership, Fondation de l’athlète d’excellence will award Lowe’s Canada bursaries to student athletes later this year.
About Lowe's Canada
Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving more than 18 million customers a week in the United States, Canada and Mexico. With fiscal year 2017 sales of $68.6 billion, Lowe’s and its related businesses operate or service more than 2,390 home improvement and hardware stores and employ over 310,000 people. Based in Boucherville, Quebec, Lowe’s Canadian business, together with its wholly owned subsidiary, RONA inc., operates or services more than 630 corporate and independent affiliate dealer stores in a number of complementary formats under different banners. These include Lowe’s, RONA, Réno-Dépôt, Dick’s Lumber, Contractor First, and Ace. In Canada, the companies have more than 28,000 employees, in addition to nearly 5,000 employees in the stores of RONA’s independent affiliate dealers.