Western Direct Insurance Inc.

Western Direct Insurance Inc.

June 06, 2013 11:54 ET

Western Direct Insurance Announces Major Sponsorship of the Calgary Stampeders

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - June 6, 2013) -

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Western Direct Insurance is proud to announce it has become one of the major sponsors of the Calgary Stampeders CFL team. As part of the sponsorship Western Direct Insurance, an Alberta-based insurance company, will have its logo appear directly on the game and community jerseys, scoreboard signage, in-game advertising and representation at charitable and community events.

"The Calgary Stampeders are deeply committed to the league, their fans and the Alberta community which they prove through their enthusiasm for community events and their dedication to brightening the lives of the individuals and groups who look up to them," said Jeff Burke, President and CEO of Western Financial Group's network of insurance brokerages, Western Direct Insurance's parent company. "At Western Direct Insurance, we share the same values and dedication to community and leadership, and are proud to see our logo on the Stampeders' jerseys."

In the coming months, Western Direct Insurance has committed to look for opportunities to integrate its existing relationships with community and charitable groups into its positive alliance with the Stampeders.

"I would like to welcome Western Direct Insurance to the Stampeders family," said Stampeders president Gordon Norrie. "We're very proud to enter a partnership with this Alberta-based company and we look forward to what I know will be a mutually beneficial relationship. Both Western Direct Insurance and the Stampeders are dedicated to serving in the community and that commitment will certainly enhance this partnership."

Western Direct Insurance will share more news about its relationship with the Calgary Stampeders as the football season progresses.

About Western Direct Insurance

Western Direct Insurance Inc. operates in British Columbia as Western Direct Insurance Agency. For customers in Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and the Northwest Territories it offers home, condo and tenant insurance. Western Direct Insurance also provides car, motorcycle and recreational vehicle insurance for residents in Alberta and the Northwest Territories. Want to know more about Western Direct Insurance? Visit their website at www.westerndirect.ca or find them on Twitter (www.twitter.com/westerndirect) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/WesternDirectInsurance).

Western Direct Insurance is part of Western Financial Group, a leader in property, liability and life insurance as well as banking and investment services.

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