North American Van Lines Announces Title Sponsorship of Canada Company’s “North American Moving Services Tour de Force”

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3rd annual six-day bike tour raises money to help families of Canadian Military

“Every rider, every mile and every dollar raised for this great event helps to support the military children whose parents have selflessly dedicated their lives to protect ours,”

North American Van Lines Inc., one of the world’s largest moving companies, announced their support of the third annual “North American Moving Services Tour de Force” which will take place September 17 - September 23, 2012. Money raised will go to the Canada Company Scholarship Fund and Camps for Kids of Deployed Canadian Forces Personnel, which directly benefits Canadian Military families.

The route will start at the Air Canada Centre in downtown Toronto, down the Waterfront Trail to Kingston. The riders will then head north through Perth and finish at Parliament Hill in Ottawa. The six-day, 600 km event will include daily visits to Canadian Forces bases along the route. In addition, each stop will host a community celebration with local celebrities and give riders once-in-a-lifetime activities with Canadian military personnel. The 50 cyclists participating will also be part of the annual Army Run being held on September 23rd on Parliament Hill in Ottawa.

“Every rider, every mile and every dollar raised for this great event helps to support the military children whose parents have selflessly dedicated their lives to protect ours,” said Dan Robertson, vice president and general manager of North American Van Lines. “We have seen the life-changing effect this powerful event has made not only on military families, but with us and we are excited to once again be part of it.”

Limited sponsorship opportunities are available that range from $500 to $5,000. In addition, each of the fifty participating riders will be able to accept financial sponsorship for their ride. In the two years of hosting this event, more than $200,000 has been raised for charity. For more information about participating as a rider or through sponsorship, please visit http://www.canadacompany.ca.

About Canada Company
Canada Company is a charitable, non-partisan organization that serves to build the bridge between business and community leaders and the Canadian Military. Our goal is to ensure that the men and women in our Canadian Forces receive the widest support, care and recognition that they deserve. For more info, please visit http://www.canadacompany.ca.

About North American Van Lines Inc.
North American Van Lines Inc., established in 1933, is a wholly owned subsidiary of SIRVA Worldwide, Inc., a leader in providing relocation solutions to a well-established and diverse customer base around the world. The moving company, with headquarters in Fort Wayne, Ind., and more than 500 agents worldwide, handles corporate, government, military and private relocations and operates in the U.S., Canada and more than 100 countries worldwide. Information on North American Van Lines (U.S. DOT No. 070851) can be found on the Internet at http://www.northamerican.com.

About SIRVA Worldwide, Inc.
A leading worldwide provider of relocation and moving solutions, SIRVA Worldwide, Inc. (http://www.sirva.com) provides more than 230,000 relocations per year to corporations, government employees, and individual consumers through its family of companies. The Company delivers the best mobility experience at the lowest total cost to relocate through complete management of the global supply chain, the world’s leading global operations, industry-leading risk management processes, and full accountability and transparency of costs. SIRVA’s family of companies includes Allied, Allied International, Allied Pickfords, Allied Special Products, DJK Residential, Global, northAmerican, northAmerican International, SIRVA Mortgage, SIRVA Relocation, SIRVA Move Management, SIRVA Global Relocation, Inc. and SIRVA Settlement.
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