HIRAM WALKER & SONS EMPLOYEES AND UNITED WAY REVITALIZE FORD CITY

June 6, 2017

Windsor ON – Tomorrow, hundreds of Hiram Walker & Sons employees will be leaving the office and plant to participate in an annual volunteer day.

Hiram Walker & Sons has partnered for a third year with the United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County to revitalize Ford City. Volunteers will:

  • Clean up and paint a colour gallery in the alley ways along:
  • Drouillard Rd. and Henry Ford Center Dr. between Trenton St. and Whelpton St.
  • Droulliard Rd. and Hickory St. between Whelpton Rd. and Richmond St.
  • Hickory Rd. and Albert Rd. between Whelpton and Richmond St.
  • Install an irrigation system in the Ford City Community Garden on Drouillard Rd.
  • Re-plant the roadside planters on Drouillard Rd.
  • Planting and mulching resident gardens on Drouillard Rd. and installing rain barrels for rain water collection systems.
  • Paint Little Libraries which will be installed at the community garden at Drouillard Place.

PHOTO OP

When: Thursday June 7th, 2018 10:15 am – 11:15 am
Where: Ford City Community Garden on Drouillard Rd (south of Wyandotte St.)
What: Group photo of Hiram Walker & Sons employees volunteering in Ford City will be taken at approximately 11am. Media are invited to attend and take pictures of volunteers working from 10:15 am – 11:15 am. Spokespeople will be available at these times.

Media Contacts

Karen Brady
Manager, Marketing & Communications
United Way / Centraide Windsor – Essex County
519-258-0000 x 1213 | C: 519-564-8554
kbrady@weareunited.com

Neil Bishop
Sr. Director, Walkerville Operations
Hiram Walker & Sons
519-257-5940

Angelo DeMarco
Sr. Director, Human Resources
North America Operations Pernod-Ricard
519-300-2278

 


  



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United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County
300 Giles Boulevard East, Unit A1
Windsor, Ontario N9A 4C4
t: 519-258-0000 | f: 519-258-2346
info@weareunited.com
Charitable Registration #: 10816 0334 RR0001