Sponsors sign on for World Para Nordic Skiing Championships

Kevin Pettersen

The Prince George 2019 World Para Nordic Skiing championships have announced that the Jim Pattison Group, Canfor and Save-On-Foods have come on board as a premium sponsor.

“We are so delighted that the Jim Pattison Group, Canfor and Save-On-Foods have come together as a premier sponsor for the Prince George 2019 World Para Nordic Skiing Championships,” said LOC Championship Chairperson, Kevin Pettersen,” in a news release. “These are very prominent and well-respected companies in our community and are well recognized across Canada. It’s an honour to have their very generous support for this amazing event and to be able to highlight this partnership on the world stage.” 

“At Save-On-Foods we care about our customers, team members and the communities we serve and we’re passionate about delivering results and sharing our success,” said Save-On-Foods President Darrell Jones. “We’re very proud to have an amazing team in Prince George who go the extra mile to support fantastic community events like the World Para Nordic Skiing Championships! We can’t wait to join our Prince George friends and neighbours in welcoming folks from around the world to cheer on the world’s top athletes.” 

“The Jim Pattison Broadcast Group is excited to sponsor this event, which celebrates the same attitudes we encourage in all our employees – hard work, dedication, and commitment,” said Rod Schween, President Jim Pattison Broadcast Group. “We are firmly rooted in North Central BC and proud to welcome the world to Prince George for the 2019 World Para Nordic Skiing Championships.”

Michelle Ward, Director, Corporate Communications at Canfor echoed her colleagues’ thoughts. “Canfor is proud to support this high-calibre event that celebrates diversity and inclusion and to help bring this exciting event to northern B.C.”

The Prince George 2019 World Para Nordic Skiing Championships welcomes the world from February 15-24. Approximately 140 athletes from over 20 countries are expected to compete.