Brandon Salutes Announces Donation to Project Hero Scholarships
The Manitoba division of the Automotive Industries Association of Canada (AIA) is proud to announce that it has donated $500 to each of the Project Hero scholarships at Brandon University and Assiniboine Community College. The monies were presented to the post-secondary institutions today.
Each year, AIA’s Manitoba Division holds a golf tournament to raise funds to support various causes. In September of 2011, the AIA held its annual golf tournament in Winnipeg.
PROJECT HERO, which was started in 2009 by General (Ret) Rick Hillier and Honorary Lt. Colonel Kevin Reed, is a unique program which provides undergraduate scholarships to children of fallen soldiers. Brandon University and Assiniboine Community College in Brandon both offer scholarships that are part of PROJECT HERO.
About AIA Canada The Automotive Industries Association of Canada (AIA) is a national trade association representing the automotive aftermarket industry in Canada. The aftermarket is a $18.49 billion industry that employs more than 420,200 people. The industry is composed of companies that manufacture, distribute and install automotive replacement parts, accessories, tools, and equipment. AIA represents manufacturers, re-builders, manufacturers agents, warehouse distributors, national distributors, buying groups, wholesalers, machine shops, retailers, and through its councils, the interests of collision repair shops and automotive service and repair outlets. AIA’s mandate is to promote, educate and represent members in all areas that impact the growth and prosperity of the industry. Visit us on the web at www.aiacanada.com.