14th Annual Guelph Awards of Excellence

June 26, 2013


TUESDAY, June 25, 2013 (GUELPH) – Rogers TV, cable 20, presents exclusive coverage of the 14th Annual Guelph Awards of Excellence Saturday , June 29 at 8:00 PM and Sunday, June 30 at 7:00 PM.

Billed as Guelph’s premiere appreciation event of the year, the Guelph Awards of Excellence honour exceptional businesses, organizations and individuals who provide exemplary services and programs to the community. Awards to be presented include the Mayor’s Awards, the Downtown Volunteer of the Year Award, the Guelph and Wellington ACO Heritage Awards, the Guelph Chamber of Commerce’s Business Recognition Awards, the United Way of Guelph and Wellington Campaign Awards, and the Innovation Guelph Award.

“We rely on the amazing support of all of our community partners to make this event a success year after year,” says Lloyd Longfield, President Guelph Chamber of Commerce. “Rogers TV’s coverage allows us to showcase the contributions and achievements of the awards recipients, contributions that often happen behind the scenes with little or no recognition. We are truly thankful to Rogers TV for consistently supporting community events, and for providing inspiration to the people living here.”

“It’s a pleasure to partner with the Guelph Chamber to bring televised coverage of these awards that celebrate the best in our community,” says Charles Wechsler, Station Manager Rogers TV. “Viewers will be inspired by the stories of the innovative people and organizations that make incredible contributions to our city’s rich, vibrant culture.”

The awards gala takes place this Thursday evening at the Delta Guelph Hotel & Conference Centre, and will be broadcast Saturday at 8:00 PM and Sunday at 7:00 PM on Rogers TV, cable 20.

Rogers TV is a unique TV channel where community members take an active role in conceptualizing and producing programming for local audiences. Our staff and volunteers produce informative and entertaining local programming, reinforcing Rogers’ commitment to the communities we serve. Rogers Communications is Canada’s largest provider of wireless voice and data communications services and one of Canada’s leading providers of cable television, high-speed Internet and telephony services. Rogers TV is only available to Rogers’ customers, including the company’s 2.3 million cable customers in Ontario, New Brunswick and Newfoundland. For more information on Rogers Communications Inc., visit www.rogers.com.   For more information on Rogers TV, visit www.rogerstv.com.

For more information please contact:

Charles Wechsler                                                                                                             
Station Manager, Rogers TV                                                   

(519) 824-1900 ext. 8120                                                         


 Lisa Leachman                                         
 Publicity & Promotions Officer, Rogers TV

(519) 824-1900 ext. 3272



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