Nestlé Open House Draws Thousands, Raises $1,600 for United Way of Guelph

To Press Releases listSep 23, 2013

PUSLINCH, Ontario – More than 1,200 local residents attended Nestlé Waters biennial community open house on Saturday September 21st. The event was an opportunity for community members to meet the Nestlé Waters Canada team and learn more about the bottled water industry by taking a guided tour through the plant. 

Guests were asked for a voluntary toonie donation per vehicle, which was matched by Nestlé, in support of the United Way of Guelph. The United Way of Guelph funds 89 social programs to improve the lives of youth, adults, families and seniors living in Guelph, Wellington County and Dufferin County.

During the Open House, friends and neighbours were given a chance to meet members of the Friends of Mill Creek, Puslinch Fire Department and St John’s Ambulance. The event also included a caricature artist, Children’s “Make a Splash” Water Festival and face painting. Additionally everyone was invited to enjoy a free barbeque and Nestlé product sampling.  

About Nestlé Waters Canada

Established in 1970, Nestlé Waters Canada is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nestlé Waters North America of Stamford, Connecticut. With headquarters in the Township of Puslinch, bottling facilities in Hope, British Columbia, and Puslinch and distribution facilities in Chilliwack, British Columbia; Puslinch and Laval, Quebec, approximately 450 employees support a network of more than 145 retailers across Canada.

For further information, please visit our web site at www.nestle-waters.ca or contact:

John B. Challinor II   APR
Director, Corporate Affairs
Nestlé Waters Canada
Telephone: 1 888 565-1445, Ext. 6441
Email: john.challinor@waters.nestle.com

Lauren Poplak
NATIONAL Public Relations
Telephone: 416- 848-1377
Email: lpoplak@national.ca