TVS Ballarat – Congrats!
On the 6th of October this year Run Ballarat was held. Run Ballarat is a 6km and 12km run for charity that raised over $189,000 for the redevelopment of the Children’s ward at Ballarat Base Hospital.
TVS Ballarat Managing Director Michael Marshall, his son Jesse and installer Nathan Hartigan all competed the 12km course, with Nathan coming first in this event with an impressive time of 36:05! As there were a total of 4275 participants in this event, this was no small feat. Congratulations and well done Nathan. Jesse and Michael, also put in a great effort and finished 342 and 342 respectively.
The 12km course started from the City Oval and continued all the way around Ballarat’s Lake Wendouree. True Value Solar congratulates all those that completed the course and participated in this event.
In effort to raising awareness and funds for men’s health, in particular prostate cancer and male mental health, True Value Solar participated in Movember during the month of November 2012. All proceeds collected were donated to Movember, Australia, in partnership with Beyond Blue and Prostate Cancer Foundation Australia.
For more information and to donate, visit the Movember Australia website.
Principal Partner of the Melbourne Renegades
At the start of the second KFC T20 Big Bash League season, True Value Solar became the Principal Partner of the Melbourne Renegades.
“It’s an exciting time for the Melbourne Renegades and we’re certainly looking forward to building a solid relationship with our friends at True Value Solar,” Stuart Coventry, Chief Executive of Melbourne Renegades said.
True Value Solar Chief Executive Doug Roem has mentioned that, “True Value Solar understands the importance of team spirit and is looking forward to supporting the Renegades as Major Partner this summer.”
The partnership will see True Value Solar, Australia’s largest solar company’s support a highly regarded team in the cricket arena.
Pink Ribbon Day, supporting Cancer Council Australia
With statistics showing that around 13,500 women are diagnosed with breast cancer each year, True Value Solar supported Pink Ribbon Day on the 22 October 2012.True Value Solar is committed to raising awareness in the community and supported Pink Ribbon Day by wearing pink and selling Pink Ribbon Day merchandise. All proceeds collected were donated to the Cancer Council to assist with supporting the thousands of Australians affected by the disease.
For more information and to donate, visit the Pink Ribbon Day website.
True Value Solar wins Whitehorse Business Group’s Large Business Award
On September 14 2012, True Value Solar won Whitehorse Business Group’s 2012 Large Business Award. True Value Solar participated in the annual awards ceremony, and was crowned the winner by a panel of independent judges sourced from prominent local identities.
More than 3 years on, True Value Solar continues to focus on providing high efficiency solar systems at the best possible price and the recruitment of local talent to join the team. True Value Solar provides a brighter future for Australia’s energy needs, investing in educating the wider community of the importance of solar and supporting the local community by sponsoring multiple projects and charities.
This award is a testament to the growth, innovation and phenomenal success of the business coupled with a positive impact on the shire community.
For more information, refer to the Whitehorse Business Group website
True Value Solar 1%er
Between July 13 2012 and September 14 2012, True Value Solar held a 1%er competition to give people the opportunity to recognise and acknowledge the efforts someone has made in their life.
The competition attracted overwhelming nominations from across the country and we are proud to announce the winner S. Kurz, a well-deserving True Value Solar 1%er.
For more information on the winning entry, visit the True Value Solar 1%er page.
Joint Major Partner of the Essendon Football Club
At the start of the 2011 Toyota AFL Season True Value Solar became the joint major partner of the Essendon Football Club.
“Essendon has previously shown a strong commitment to promoting green initiatives for businesses and homes through water and energy reduction projects at Windy Hill. We are delighted to partner with an environmentally conscious organisation such as True Value Solar who shares our aspiration to respond to the challenges of our ever challenging and changing climate” Mr Ian Robson, Chief Executive of Essendon Football Club said.
True Value Solar’s CEO said he was pleased to be able to align with one of the most successful clubs in the AFL and that both True Value Solar and Essendon Football Club have new, energetic teams with bold aspirations in the coming years.”
This long-term partnership with Australia’s well-loved sport and team reflects the company’s passion to contribute to the community beyond the solar power market.