Boucherville (Québec), December 2, 2015 – Uni-Select Inc. (TSX:UNS), a leading distributor of automotive products in Canada and parent of FinishMaster, Inc., a leading distributor of paint and related products in the United States, would like to congratulate the Fondation Tel-jeunes for their 10th successful Soirée Tel-jeunes. The event was held on the 25th of November under the honorary presidency of Gary O’Connor, President and Chief Operating Officer, Uni-Select Canada.
Thanks to the 370 guests, the honorary committee, the many donors, the valued patrons and the generous restaurant owners, Tel-jeunes raised a total of $121,345 during the event. This amount will be used to pursue Tel-jeunes’ mission: provide financial support for the Tel-jeunes and LigneParents services to ensure their continuity.
“Uni-Select is proud to have supported Tel-jeunes for several years now. It is an honor for me to have the opportunity to contribute to the welfare and development of our community by supporting Fondation Tel-jeunes and helping it continue to make sure that young people are never without assistance. The youth of today will shape the Québec of tomorrow, therefore it is our duty to offer our support by providing them with the resources we have at our disposal,” stated Mr. Gary O'Connor, President and Chief Operating Officer, Automotive Canada.
Uni-Select is a leader in the Canadian distribution of automotive products and its FinishMaster, Inc. subsidiary is a leading independent automotive paint distributor in the United States. Over 2,400 employees spread across 13 distribution centres and over 200 corporate stores are dedicated to offering advanced solutions and first-rate service to customers in order for them to benefit from a positively superior experience. Uni-Select’s strong network and proficient programs contribute to the success of countless auto service shops and collision centres as well as more than 1,155 independent wholesalers in North America. Its Canadian banner programs made up of Auto Parts Plus®, Auto-Plus®, Bumper to Bumper®, Auto Select®, Uni-Pro®, SAX and Carrossier ProColor® regroup over 3,900 shops and stores. Uni-Select is headquartered in Boucherville and its shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the symbol UNS.
ABOUT FONDATION TEL-JEUNES
The Fondation Tel-jeunes was established in 2010 to provide financial support for the Tel-jeunes and LigneParents services to ensure their continuity. Founded in 1981 and 1991 respectively, LigneParents and Tel-jeunes are free, confidential intervention services provided by counsellors and available 24/7 to all young people and parents in Quebec.
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Louis Juneau | Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary
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