The Town of Petrolia is pleased to share information regarding the renewal of a multi-year sponsorship agreement for the 2023 Olympia ice resurfacing machine. The cost of the new Olympia will be partially supported by three long-term partners of the town.
Bluewater Power Corporation, Damar Security Systems, and the Margaret Stokes IODE, have each signed a five-year deal that will see advertising revenue placed into a reserve to offset the replacement cost of new Olympia ice resurfacing machines into the future.
Mayor R. Brad Loosley was thrilled that staff had renewed the sponsorship agreements with two outstanding companies, and the Margaret Stokes IODE, to help with a necessary and expensive asset at the Greenwood Recreation Centre. He added that, “… The Bluewater Power Group of Companies and Damar Security Systems are great partners, and true community-minded businesses. The Margaret Stokes Chapter of IODE continues to show their support to our community, and we appreciate their generosity.”
The town is a shareholder with Bluewater Power Corporation and has been working with the town to further develop green initiatives and to encourage energy savings in our community.
Janice McMichael-Dennis, President and CEO of the Bluewater Power Group of Companies said, “The Bluewater Power Group of Companies is an always proud to support valuable local projects through our Community Fund. We love our Friends in Petrolia and are thrilled to play a part ensuring our arenas are full of energy!”
Damar Security Systems has worked with the town for close to thirty years to help keep the town safe with their monitoring systems, security systems and cameras.
Chris Currie, President of Damar Security Systems said, “As a family-owned business that has been operating in Lambton County for over 50 years, Damar Security Systems is proud to sponsor the new Olympia Ice Resurfacer at Petrolia’s Greenwood Recreation Centre.
Supporting the communities that we live and work in is extremely important to Damar Security Systems. By sponsoring the new Olympia Ice Resurfacer, we are helping ensure that the community of Petrolia and surrounding areas have access to public skating, figure skating, senior and minor hockey as well as the associated health benefits and entertainment of these activities.
Damar Security Systems is thankful for the opportunity to partner with the Town of Petrolia and Bluewater Power to support the local community.”
Margaret Stokes IODE have also sponsored the new Olympia, and their logo appears on the new resurfacer as well. This service club is a longtime partner of the Town of Petrolia and President, Wendy Loosley said, “…We are pleased to able to support the Town in purchasing items that benefit our community.”
Director of Parks, Recreation and Facilities, Dave Menzies said “Although these two great companies, and the local service club, are returning sponsors, the new Olympia has a fresh look with brand new graphics, and we cannot wait for everyone to see it. We appreciate the ongoing support.”
Representatives from Bluewater Power Corporation, Damar Security Systems, and the Margaret Stokes IODE helped Mayor R. Brad Loosley and staff unveil the new Olympia at Greenwood Recreation Centre on February 14.