By: Hamilton Bulldogs
02/06/2014 1:46 PM -
HAMILTON, ONTARIO - The home arena of the Hamilton Bulldogs Hockey Club, formerly known as Copps Coliseum, has been officially renamed FirstOntario Centre. The City of Hamilton as well as Global Spectrum, facility managers of FirstOntario Centre, completed a 10-year naming rights agreement with FirstOntario Credit Union on Thursday, January 30th, 2014.
Further details and visual representation of the changeover were made available at a news conference at FirstOntario Centre on Thursday, February 6th. Representatives from the Hamilton Bulldogs, Global Spectrum, FirstOntario Credit Union and the City of Hamilton were on hand to discuss the naming rights agreement.
In business since 1939, FirstOntario Credit Union originated in Hamilton as the Stelco Employees Credit Union and now serves close to 100,000 members, offering a full suite of banking products. FirstOntario operates 27 full-service branches, serving 14 communities across the Hamilton, Halton, Niagara, Haldimand/Norfolk, Brant, Norwich and Oxford regions.
The Bulldogs’ first game in the newly-renamed FirstOntario Centre will be on Saturday, February 15th when they will host the Texas Stars (American Hockey League affiliate of the Dallas Stars) at 7:00 p.m.
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