– As excitement and anticipation grow with just six weeks to go before the best junior age baseball players in the country come to HRM for the 2013 Canadian Junior Baseball Championships, Tournament Chair, Paul Arsenault, reacted like a As excitement and anticipation grow with just six weeks to go before the best junior age baseball players in the country come to HRM for the 2013 Canadian Junior Baseball Championships, Tournament Chair, Paul Arsenault, reacted like a slugger who had just hit a walk-off grand slam, upon hearing that CitiFinancial had agreed to be the Title Sponsor for the tournament. Arsenault, who also owns and runs the host team, the Dartmouth Juniors, said he was thrilled when the CitiFinancial group came on board.
“This is simply amazing for me and the organizing committee. CitiFinancial’s sponsorship will guarantee a top-notch tournament for the players, coaches, and fans,” said Arsenault. “All of us are so excited as we look forward to the home run derby kicking things off on August 14th and the games set to begin on August 15th. The 2013 CitiFinancial Canadian Junior Baseball Championship certainly has a nice ring to it.”
“At CitiFinancial, we believe it’s important to support the communities we serve,” said Scott Wood, President of CitiFinancial Canada, Inc. “We have a long history of serving customers in the Province of Nova Scotia and we appreciate the opportunity to support this outstanding local event.”
“CitiFinancial is proud to support Baseball Canada and Baseball Nova Scotia as the title sponsor of the junior nationals,” said Bradford Scott, Senior Vice President of Marketing at CitiFinancial. “On behalf of the entire CitiFinancial team and all of our valued customers, I wish all the participants a fantastic experience at this year’s tournament.”
CitiFinancial is also a proud national partner of Food Banks Canada and recently, as part of Citi’s global community day celebrations, approximately 200 employees volunteered at member food banks from coast-to-coast.
Ten teams will compete in the national tournament with games running from Thursday, August 15th through Sunday, August 18th. Opening ceremonies on Thursday at 6:15 p.m. will highlight the participants and the history, culture, and achievements of baseball in the province over the past 60 years.
About CitiFinancial: CitiFinancial is a financial services company specializing in personal and home equity loans to consumers, with more than 200 branches across Canada. Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management.