Nestlé Waters Community Open House draws thousands, raises almost $1,800 for the United Way of Guelph

To Press Releases listSep 21, 2015

PUSLINCH, Ontario – Nestlé Waters Canada, Canada’s marketshare-leading manufacturer and distributor of healthy beverage choices, today announced that more than 1,400 local residents attended its biennial community open house on Saturday September 19th.

The event was an opportunity for the community 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 Waters, in support of the United Way of Guelph, raising almost $1,800. 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, St John’s Ambulance and Wellington OPP. 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 associated with 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 and Vancouver, British Columbia; Calgary, Alberta; Puslinch and Laval, Quebec, approximately 400 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