Peak of the Market

Peak of the Market

May 26, 2009 06:00 ET

Peak of the Market Recognized for Its Outstanding Community Contribution!

Peak of the Market chosen for the Yellow Pages Group 2009 "Make It Real Award" Program

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - May 26, 2009) - In a program that recognizes Canadian businesses for their outstanding contributions to improving their communities, Peak of the Market was chosen by Yellow Pages Group to receive the "Make It Real Award" for their ongoing contribution to the Winnipeg Harvest Food Bank.

Yellow Pages Group "Make It Real" program is donating a total of $65,000 to 10 selected recipients across Canada in 2009. Peak of the Market was the only company chosen in Manitoba and Saskatchewan. The reward includes a cash prize of $6,500 of which $1,500 of that prize goes to the charity of choice by the Award winner. Peak of the Market chose Winnipeg Harvest to receive the cash donation. Peak of the Market also announced that 100% of the $5,000 award it received would be going to Manitoba charities including Child Find Manitoba and Variety - the Children's Charity of Manitoba.

"Being able to give back to our communities in Manitoba and across the country is what makes it real for Peak of the Market growers and my co-workers," says Larry McIntosh, Peak of the Market's President & CEO. "As the need for community outreach continues, we will be there to assist in any way we can."

Yellow Pages Group "Make It Real" program recognizes organizations across the country that strives for excellence in various aspects of community outreach such as environmental protection programs, fundraising for special events or humanitarian needs. Peak of the Market was noted for donating more than 1 million pounds of fresh vegetables annually to Winnipeg Harvest Food Bank.

Contact Information

  • Peak of the Market
    Larry McIntosh
    (204) 793-7325
    or
    Winnipeg Harvest
    Bruce Michalski
    (204) 982-3673