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Georgian College, Automotive Industries Association of Canada celebrate grand opening of new Aftermarket Business Lounge at the Barrie Campus April 12

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Friday, April 8, 2016

Georgian College, Automotive Industries Association of Canada celebrate grand opening of new Aftermarket Business Lounge at the Barrie Campus April 12

WHAT:                  Georgian College, home of the Automotive Business School of Canada (ABSC), will celebrate the grand opening of the Aftermarket Business Lounge, which was accomplished with a $250,000 donation from the Automotive Industries Association (AIA) of Canada.


WHO:                    Tony Canade, Chairman of the Board of AIA, will speak at the event on what inspired the donation and inspiration for the new student-centred space. Canade will be accompanied by student ambassador Josephine Duguay and Georgian College President and CEO MaryLynn West-Moynes. Georgian College students, faculty, staff and volunteers and AIA representatives from across the country will also be in attendance.


WHEN:                  Tuesday, April 12, noon to 1:30 p.m. – remarks start at noon.


WHERE:                Georgian College Barrie Campus, H Building, ground floor lobby, Automotive Business School of Canada, One Georgian Dr., Barrie, ON, L4M 3X9


CONTACT:           Mark Hall, Georgian College Senior Communications Specialist, 705.728.1968, ext. 1008, mark.hall@georgiancollege.ca.


Sara Chenier, AIA Canada Communications Coordinator, 800.808.2920, ext. 233, sara.chenier@aiacanada.com.


Georgian’s leadership in co-op, student work experience and entrepreneurship education can accelerate your learning, your career and your future. With more than 125 career-focused programs across seven locations in Central Ontario – Barrie, Midland, Muskoka (Bracebridge), Orangeville, Orillia, Owen Sound and South Georgian Bay (Collingwood) – Georgian has 11,000 full-time students and 28,000 Continuing Education registrations annually and is home to the one-of-a-kind University Partnership Centre. Georgian has been named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers seven times and one of Canada’s Greenest Employers five years in a row.

The Automotive Industries Association (AIA) of Canada is the national trade association that brings together the entire automotive aftermarket supply and service chain. AIA’s mandate is to promote, educate and represent members in all areas that impact the growth and prosperity of the industry. To learn more, please visit www.aiacanada.com. To learn more, please visit www.aiacanada.com, follow @AIAofCanada, or like facebook.com/AIAofCanada.