Vale Presents the Greater Sudbury 2011 Canadian Francophone Games

Greater Sudbury – The Greater Sudbury 2011 Canadian Francophone Games are proud to announce Vale as the official presenting sponsor of the Games. The $75 000 sponsorship will help support approximately 1,200 francophone youth that will come compete at the Games taking place in Sudbury July 20 – 24, 2011.

“Vale’s sponsorship will allow us to invest in our programming and eco-responsible planning,” said Paul Lefebvre, Chair of the Board. “This will help make the Games an event that will be recognized on a national level. Vale’s contribution also reiterates its commitment to the community.”

Vale commends the Canadian Francophone Games commitment to unlocking opportunities for francophone youth, its eco-responsible planning and its respect for diversity.

“Vale is proud to be associated with the Canadian Francophone Games, the largest national gathering of Francophone youth in Canada,” said Angie Robson, Manager of Corporate Affairs for Vale’s Ontario Operations. “This is a great opportunity to help showcase Greater Sudbury on a national stage, while bringing significant economic benefits to our community.”

For further information:

Mélanie Doyon
Associate Director of Communications

705 222-2011, ext. 200

Angie Robson
Manager, Corporate Affairs, Ontario

705 682-5202