Top Ontario Curlers Recognized at 2010 Curling Championship: Gore Mutual

February 16, 2010 – Gore Mutual Insurance Company is proud to once again sponsor the 2010 Ontario School Curling Championship. This sponsorship is believed to be the longest consecutive sponsorship of a sporting event in Canada.

The 2010 Ontario School Curling Championship will be held at the St. Thomas Curling Club in St. Thomas, Ontario from Thursday, February 18th until Saturday, February 20th, 2010. The competition is open to all male and female students enrolled full-time in the year of competition. They must be in regular attendance, making satisfactory academic progress and meet all OFSAA eligibility requirements. A total of 16 teams, 8 girl teams and 8 boy teams representing their own schools and respective sections will be competing in the championships, sponsored by Gore Mutual Insurance Company.

“The committee members, conveners, host clubs and especially the young curlers recognize and appreciate the financial support from Gore Mutual,” said Paul Raymond, Chair, Gore Mutual Ontario School Curling Committee. “For over 60 years now, we have been receiving positive support from Gore Mutual and their representatives. The committee and the host clubs continue to appreciate their contributions to this event.”

“Established in 1839, Gore Mutual has a long history of supporting Canadian athletes,” says Barry Kennedy, Senior Vice President, Gore Mutual Insurance Company. “It is an honour to support these young curlers as they represent their schools at the championship. Gore Mutual wishes all of the curlers best of luck.”

About Gore Mutual Insurance Company

Established in 1839, Gore Mutual Insurance Company is one of Canada�s oldest federally licensed property and casualty insurers. Gore Mutual has been named the #1 insurance company in Ontario by the IBAO. Gore Mutual has also been recognized as one of Waterloo Region’s Top Employers for 2010. For more information, please visit