Canada’s National Ballet School Announces TMX Group as Presenting Sponsor of 2012 Golf Classic
April 25, 2012… Canada’s National Ballet School is pleased to announce TMX Group as the title sponsor of the 2012 Golf Classic. This is the second time TMX Group will partner with NBS at the annual Golf Classic event, following last year’s successful partnership. Seven out of every 10 students attending NBS require financial assistance, and funds raised from the Golf Classic event are vital to providing this necessary support. This year’s Golf Classic will be held on June 18 at Coppinwood in Uxbridge. Over 140 golfers, including business leaders from banking, brokerage, legal and accounting sectors will participate in a day of competition and fundraising for arts education.
TMX Group owns and operates Canada’s two national stock exchanges, Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange. TMX Group companies provide listing markets, trading markets, clearing facilities, data products and other services to the global financial community.
“I’m delighted to welcome back TMX Group as the title sponsor of our Golf Classic event this year,” said Dona Eull-Schultz, President, Leon Frazer & Associates and Chair, NBS Golf Classic, “this partnership lays the groundwork for the success of the 16th Annual Golf Classic, benefitting Canada’s National Ballet School. This charity event contributes significantly to providing student assistance and allows the School to stay true to its vision of talent as the sole criterion for admission to the School, regardless of financial means.”
“TMX Group is pleased to once again be the presenting sponsor at the Annual Golf Classic in support of Canada’s National Ballet School,” said Eric Sinclair, President, Datalinx and Group Head of Information Services. “We applaud NBS’ commitment to its student bursary and youth outreach programs, and are proud to support their efforts.”
“I’m pleased to see a continuing relationship between Canada’s National Ballet School and TMX Group through the Golf Classic,” said Grant Troop, NBS’ Executive Director and Co-CEO, “I know our initial experience in 2011 was a great success for both organizations and we look forward to continued growth in our partnership. We are grateful for the support of TMX Group and their contributions to NBS and look forward to a fantastic day on the links this year.”
About Canada’s National Ballet School
Founded in 1959, Canada’s National Ballet School is a world leader in the training of professional dancers and teachers. Dedicated to advancing the art of ballet, NBS develops dance professionals in a student-centered environment by weaving innovation with evolving practice in the finest teaching traditions. NBS graduates can be found as dancers, choreographers, artistic directors, teachers, and administrators in over 65 dance companies’ world-wide, and in even more schools around the globe.