May 07, 2005 09:00 ET

2005 Maytag Men Canadian tour to stop in Ottawa this Sunday

Ol' Lonely, the Maytag repairman, and his Apprentice to visit with customers and tour recently opened Maytag Store Attention: Assignment Editor, Lifestyle Editor, Media Editor, Photo Editor NEPEAN, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - May 7, 2005) - Editors Note: A photo for this release will be available on The Canadian Press picture network via PR Direct.


Hardy Rawls, "Ol' Lonely", the Maytag Repair Man
Mark Devine, "The Apprentice"


The world famous Maytag Men visit Ottawa to put their stamp of approval on the recently opened Maytag Store. The Maytag Men will meet and greet customers and participate in a photo opportunity to mark the store's opening. The Jenn-Air Chefs will also be on hand to cook up some tasty treats for customers. Ottawa is one of six stops on the 2005 Maytag Men Canadian Tour.


Sunday, May 8, 2005

11:15 a.m. - Meet and greet with customers
11:30 a.m. - "Official opening" ceremony/photo op
11:45am - 2:00pm Autograph signing

The Maytag Men will be available for media interviews throughout the event, however if possible, we ask that you confirm in advance.


The new Maytag Store is located at 1872 Merivale Road (at Hunt Club) in Nepean. It has been designed with the customer in mind. The boutique-style format features wider aisles, friendly and knowledgeable appliance experts and the ability to test-drive appliances. All to offer the best shopping experience for each customer. The Maytag Store offers a full line of appliances arranged by category, including Maytag(R), Jenn-Air(R), Amana(R), Magic Chef(R), and Hoover(R) brand products. /For further information: (On-site contact) Michael Kostoff, Cell: 416-817-9407/ IN: MEDIA, RETAIL

Contact Information

  • Rachel Manna/Michael Kostoff, Manning Selvage & Lee (Formerly Advance Planning/MS&L)
    Primary Phone: 416-967-3702