TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Heritage Education Funds Inc. (“Heritage”), a leading Canadian provider of group Registered Education Saving Plans (“RESPs”) together with Summit Ford, a Woodbridge-based Canadian owned and operated Ford car dealership, are excited to announce the winner of the “Driving Your Child’s Future Forward” car giveaway, which closed on June 27, 2014. One winner has been chosen from among thousands of entries: Heritage and Summit Ford are pleased to congratulate Monica Di Franco of Toronto, Ontario.
Monica is the lucky winner of a brand new 2014 Ford Focus Hatchback SE, a sleek and trendy family vehicle. “We have just started our vacation and the news that I had won just topped it all,” says Monica Di Franco. “I never thought that it would happen to me and it is the largest prize that I have ever won. Thank you Heritage Education Funds for this wonderful opportunity.”
The Driving Your Child’s Future Forward car giveaway was open to public entries in Canada and ran from June 10, 2013 to June 27, 2014. Through this contest, Heritage Education Funds is raising awareness about the rapidly increasing costs of education and letting the public know about the RESPs they can offer parents and families. "On behalf of Heritage, I would like to thank everyone who participated in the Driving Your Child’s Future Forward contest, which has had a tremendous response," says Jason R.B. Maguire, president of Heritage Education Funds Inc. “Heritage Education Funds is happy to present the grand prize together with Summit Ford to our winner, Monica Di Franco, a perfect way to showcase how Heritage is all about making a difference in the lives of families across Canada.”
The grand prize, a 2014 Ford Focus Hatchback SE provided by Summit Ford, is worth over $22,964 (before taxes). Summit Ford will work directly with the winner to coordinate the pickup of the vehicle at the dealership on August 12, 2014 where there will be a media photo opportunity. “Congratulations to Monica Di Franco on winning the 2014 Ford Focus Hatchback SE - a perfect, fuel-efficient vehicle for any small family,” says Scott Vickers, President of Summit Ford.“ At Summit Ford, we love giving back to the community and would like to thank everyone who entered the contest. We look forward to serving you soon!”
The contest was launched on June 10, 2013. Contest entries were collected both online and at Heritage events and offices across Canada. The winner was selected entirely at random on July 2, 2014 from thousands of entries nationwide.
The grand prize vehicle, the winner, the president of Heritage Education Funds, and the president of Summit Ford will all be in attendance on location at the Summit Ford Dealership at 12 Carrier Drive, Toronto, ON M9V 2C1 on August 12, 2012 between 12:00pm - 2:00pm ET.
About Heritage Education Funds Inc.
Heritage Education Funds Inc. (Heritage) is a Canadian company and is one of the leading distributors of group Registered Education Saving Plans (RESPs) with nearly 50 years of RESP experience. Our large network of RESP Representatives has been helping families save for their children’s post-secondary education since 1965. Heritage's objective is to encourage parents, grandparents, and other interested adults to save for a child's post-secondary education through a planned education savings program. Currently, Heritage has over $2.2 billion in assets under management, and has empowered almost 440,000 children with post-secondary education, with $1.1 billion in payouts since inception, as of September 2013. For more information about Heritage, and the Heritage Registered Education Savings Plans, please visit HeritageRESP.com or contact a representative today.
Heritage Education Funds Inc. Head Office: 2005 Sheppard Ave. E., Suite 700, Toronto, ON M2J 5B4. Local: 416.502.2500. Toll-free: 1.800.739.2101. HeritageRESP.com
About Summit Ford
Summit Ford, a Canadian owned and operated Ford car dealership serving the Woodbridge, Ontario area since 1968. Summit Ford employs nearly 100 people in various capacities, each sharing the same dedication and vision that has spirited "Team Summit" to strive for excellence in Customer Satisfaction. Having received the annual President's Award more than 25 times, and exceeding the Blue Oval Certified standards each year since their inception in 2000. For more information about the Summit Ford car dealership, please visit SummitFord.com or drop by our dealership and meet our team today.
Summit Ford Dealership: 12 Carrier Drive, Toronto, ON M9V 2C1. Phone: 416.310.FORD (3673). SummitFord.com
Heritage Plans are scholarship plans issued under the sponsorship of Heritage Educational Foundation. Units of the Heritage Plans are offered by prospectus only, a copy of which can be obtained from the registered dealer Heritage Education Funds Inc. at HeritageRESP.com. These securities may not be appropriate for all investors and are subject to certain risk factors. See the prospectus for details.