Ottawa – October 16, 2018 – Babcock is pleased to announce that it has become a supporting partner of the Ottawa Senators 15th Annual Canadian Armed Forces Appreciation Night. Presented by Canadian Tire, this year’s event will take place on November 6th and will honour the men, women, and families of the Canadian Armed Forces.
The night has been deemed to be a landmark event in professional sports. Over the years the night has hosted more than 30,000 members of the Canadian Armed Forces and their families. The event will take place in partnership with the Ottawa Senators, at the Canadian Tire Centre, in the nation’s capital.
“The overall goal of the CAF Appreciation Night is very much in line with that of Babcock. Babcock employees work closely with members of the armed forces on a daily basis, and we are proud to be considered a trusted partner when it comes to maintaining the equipment and platforms that they rely on every day” – Mike Whalley, President of Babcock Canada.
To date, the Ottawa Senator’s Canadian Armed Forces Appreciation Night has raised over $750,000 for the Military Families Fund. Funds that are raised on November 6th will go to the Support Our Troops Program which supports projects around family resiliency initiatives. “The Ottawa Senators are proud to be a leader in the NHL in supporting and recognizing the contributions our Canadian Armed Forces. It’s a preeminent night for our franchise and the community” remarks Aimee Deziel, CMO of the Ottawa Senators.
In addition to supporting the event, Babcock is pleased to be contributing 100 tickets to Canadian Armed Forces members to attend the game dedicated to them.