Who: Save-On-Foods and loyalty program More Rewards
What: More Rewards and Save-On-Foods unveiled its ambassador team of more than 60 local athletes from across Western Canada who will receive funding through the partnership’s $10-million community sports program.
The roster includes Olympic and Pan-Am medalists, Canadian record-holders and Paralympians, as well as local club, university, and aspiring provincial team members.
These athletes, selected from hundreds of online applications and representing more than 30 sports, include:
- Emily Rolfe (CrossFit)
- Matt Dunstone (Curling)
- Noel Vanderzee (High Jump)
- Amanda Rummery (Para-Athletics)
(Click here for the complete list of ambassadors.)
“Today, with our partners at Save-On-Foods, More Rewards is proud to take the next step in our $10 million journey in welcoming more than 60 athletes to our program,” said More Rewards president Dan Howe, in a press release. “We look forward to supporting them pursue their goals from their local hometowns to the international stage, and by investing locally, we are realizing the power of sport in building healthy and vibrant communities.”