UFA Co-operative Limited

UFA Co-operative Limited

April 02, 2014 14:03 ET

UFA Awards $50,000 to Marwayne Fire & Rescue

Final winner announced in UFA's Rural From the Roots Up - Get 'n' Give Contest

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - April 2, 2014) -

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On April 1, 2014 UFA hosted a celebration in Hand Hills, and the community chose Marwayne Fire & Rescue as the fifth and final $50,000 winner in UFA's Rural from the Roots Up - Get 'n' Give Contest.

"We chose Marwayne for the overwhelming need and essential service they provide to their community. Their video was creative, a group effort of many dedicated volunteers passionate about saving lives," said Rosemary Rosin, Hand Hills Lake Community Club.

Municipal funding combined with community fundraising efforts and UFA's prize money will allow Marwayne Fire & Rescue to purchase a new rescue vehicle to support their fire, rescue and first response services.

In its Rural From the Roots Up Get"n"Give contest, UFA awarded five prizes of $50,000 - a total of $250,000 - to projects that support and enrich rural communities. For more information, visit UFA.com/GetnGive or follow UFA on social media:

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About UFA Co-operative Limited

Founded in 1909, UFA Co-operative Limited is an Alberta-based agricultural co-operative with more than 120,000 member-owners. UFA's network comprises more than 110 bulk fuel and cardlock Petroleum locations, 35 Farm & Ranch Supply stores and a support office located in Calgary, AB. Independent Petroleum Agents and more than 1,200 UFA employees provide products, services and agricultural solutions to farmers, ranchers, members and commercial customers in Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan. UFA also owns and operates Wholesale Sports Outdoor Outfitters. With 13 locations and more than 600 employees, Wholesale Sports is the largest multi-channel retailer in Western Canada dedicated to the outdoor industry. For more information, visit UFA.com.

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