Seeking Hometown Heroes

PWB’s Hometown Heroes program expanded for 2015 Canada Winter Games

PWB Foundation

PRINCE GEORGE – Pacific Western Brewing (PWB), official sponsor of the 2015 Canada Winter Games, is celebrating sports and community leadership with the expansion of its Hometown Heroes program.

In the months leading up to the 2015 Canada Winter Games in Prince George – and with the help of major sports organizations – the brewery will honor Hometown Heroes from all regions of the province.

“At least 16 heroes will be selected from all regions of B.C. in four rounds leading up to the Games in February 2015,” says Kazuko Komatsu, owner and CEO of PWB. “We started this program in 2002 and we have supported many young athletes and other community heroes whose extraordinary endeavours inspire us all.”

Application to the Hometown Heroes program is open to any B.C. resident currently engaged in sports as an athlete or coach, or otherwise excelling in a community mentoring activity. Applicants must be at least 19 years old. Candidates will demonstrate outstanding sportsmanship; proven interest, ability and passion in the pursuit of their sport; a dedication to their learning with a strong track record of academic success; and, a well- rounded lifestyle including community involvement.

 

Application forms will be available online at www.pwbrewing.com. Two letters of recommendation by a non-relative should accompany the application. Email the application to: mail@pwbrewing.com or mail to: Hometown Heroes Bursaries, PWB Foundation, 3876 Norland Avenue, Burnaby, BC V5G-4T9.

 

 

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