NEW JERSEY – Grace Meals has introduced that it has renewed its partnership with The Penn Relays over the subsequent three years. The 2023 Penn Relays, which will likely be held between April 27-29 on the College of Pennsylvania’s historic Franklin Subject, is now in its 127th yr and continues to be a superb alternative for Jamaican highschool observe and area athletes to showcase their prowess on a global stage.
Don Wehby, Group CEO of GraceKennedy (GK), the mother or father firm of Grace Meals, defined, “Sports activities is without doubt one of the biggest autos to advertise truthful play, self-discipline and a drive for excellence amongst youth. GraceKennedy’s help of youth sporting actions is well-known. We view this help as a serious funding in nation-building – an funding in our youth, our colleges, sports activities growth, and our nation.”
The 2023 Penn Relays will come on the heels of the spectacular ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys’ & Women’ Championships, popularly referred to as ‘Champs’. It’s scheduled to happen on the Nationwide Stadium in Kingston, Jamaica between March 28 and April 1. Champs is a basis occasion for Jamaican junior observe and area athletes, lots of whom go on to the Penn Relays to additional showcase their abilities.
Wehby continued, “Our help of Champs in Jamaica started 16 years in the past in 2007 and is our single largest sponsorship wherever on the earth. We’re proud to proceed our help of Champs and of the Penn Relays yr after yr. Every year, these meets set the stage for the youth of our nation to showcase their expertise in observe and area, not solely to Jamaica however to the world.”
On the 2023 Penn Relays, Grace Meals will sponsor eight (8) championship races, together with the Excessive Faculty Women’ 4×100 and 4×400 Championship of America; the Excessive Faculty Boys 400m Hurdles Championship; the Excessive Faculty Boys’ 4×100, 4×400, Distance Medley and the 4×800 Championship of America; in addition to the Faculty Males’s 4×200 Championship of America. Grace Meals’ sponsorship additionally consists of on-site sampling and giveaways.
“We’re comfortable to proceed our sponsorship of the Penn Relays, which spans over a decade,” mentioned Andrea Coy, CEO of GK Meals Worldwide. “The Relays provide our athletes well-needed worldwide publicity, and the chance to have interaction with athletes, coaches and volunteers from throughout the area. The meet additionally provides Grace Meals the prospect to exhibit our merchandise and have interaction with our customers who attend the occasion from throughout the US,” she added.
Scott Ward, Govt Director of The Penn Relays, is equally thrilled in regards to the renewed collaboration. “We’re excited to proceed our long-standing partnership with Grace Meals. Their vital presence yearly on the Penn Relays provides to the festive ambiance in Carnival Village and their help in direction of our Jamaican and Caribbean members and followers is magnificent. We stay up for partnering with GraceKennedy on the Penn Relays for a few years to return,” he mentioned.