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Honda Canada Gives Away 2016 Civic at Toronto Blue Jays Game

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Toronto fans who went to Sunday’s game were treated to a thrilling experience, as the Blue Jays rallied in the ninth to beat the rival New York Yankees with a walk-off RBI single from the bat of Edward Encarnación.

But for three lucky fans in attendance, that wasn’t even the most exciting part of the day, thanks to the generosity of Honda. As part of “Fan Appreciation Weekend” at Rogers Centre, the manufacturer gave away a trio of its products to select fans, including two lawnmowers and one brand new, Canadian-built 2016 Honda Civic EX coupe.

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Liana Bacon of Sudbury, Ontario and Janice Javier of Toronto, Ontario each took home a Honda lawnmower, while Torontonian Matthew Lax was the lucky fan who wound up with a free Civic.

“Fan Appreciation Weekend is about connecting the players with the fans.  At Honda, we also understand the importance of connecting our brand with our customers and we do this by offering Canadians quality products and exceptional customer service,” said Barry Holt, the CFO and senior vice president of corporate shared services for Honda Canada Inc. “The Blue Jays are Canada’s baseball team and the Honda Civic is Canada’s car, so we’re very proud to partner with the Jays throughout such an exciting season.”

Honda Canada has been a sponsor of the Toronto Blue Jays since the team was established in 1977. This season, it has given away $125,000 worth of Honda automobiles and power equipment to fans at Rogers Centre, including a Honda lawnmower at every single one of the team’s 81 home games.

Kind of ironic that so many lawnmowers have been given away at a stadium that features artificial grass…

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