Compañía Cervecera presents sport grants to three students of the University of La Laguna (Translation)
29 May 2012
- The sportswomen who won a medal in the Spanish University Championships, Clara Teresa Siverio, Alicia Retuerto y Elizabeth Vivas, have received €400 each
Canarias, May 25th, 2012.- Compañía Cervecera de Canarias has presented this morning the grants to the athletes of this institution that have won a medal in the Spanish University Championships with the occasion of the end of the sports year of the University of La Laguna. So, Clara Teresa Siverio y Alicia Retuerto who won a bronze medal in the championship of female paddel and Elizabeth Vivas, who won a gold medal in the shooting from the 3 point line, Baloncesto 3x3, received €400 each from Compañía Cervecera, making a grand total of €1.200.
The ceremony where the trophies were presented to the champions and runner-ups of the different disciplines of the championship of the university, the Dean Trophy, had the presence of the dean of the ULL, Eduardo Doménech, and the head of communications of Compañía Cervecera de Canarias, Luis Durango, who highlighted the support the company gives to students who dedicate part of their life to sports, because it implies a very important effort to combine the two activities through which they direct their future.
Compañía Cervecera has been participating during years in this initiative, within its commitment with the society in the Canary Islands and with the intention of boosting the values of effort and dedication like the three athletes awarded with the grant have shown.
About Cervecera de Canarias
Compañía Cervecera is one of the main national breweries and one of the main engines in the economical and social development in Canarias: it boosts the creation of almost 900 direct jobs and almost 7,000 indirect and induced jobs; it is shareholder of several companies in Canarias; and it gives priority to local supplies in order to carry out their production. The company, that is part of the international group SABMiller, has more than 300 business owners from Canarias among its shareholders, which are approximately 30% of the total and are represented with two members in the Board of Directors.
Compañía Cervecera produces its own brand of beer Dorada and Tropical, and under license Carlsberg; it distributes international brands such as Pilsner Urquell, Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Miller Genuine Draft, Guinness and Kilkenny. Also, it has other beverages such as natural drinks Appletiser and Peartiser and the energetic Red Bull.
This SABMiller subsidiary news release has been translated from its local market language to English language for publication on www.sabmiller.com. We have attempted to provide an accurate translation of the original material but due to the difficulties of translation slight differences may exist.
Note, the news release was first published in its local market on [25/05/2012].