Summerside Councillor Jim Steele and Mayor Basil Stewart thank Jeff Poirier, president of Vector Aerospace Engine Services – Atlantic, for his company’s sponsorship of the ice resurfacing machines at CUP. Submitted photo
SUMMERSIDE – Anyone who’s a frequent visitor to either of the ice surfaces at Credit Union Place will soon notice a new look to the ice resurfacing machines.
Vector Aerospace Engine Services – Atlantic, of Slemon Park, have entered into a five-year agreement with the City of Summerside to sponsor the machines for Eastlink Arena and the ice pad.
Jeff Poirier, president of Vector Aerospace, said his company is glad to support a facility like Credit Union Place.
“We view this partnership as a terrific way for us to assist in the development of a vibrant, healthy and well educated community. It's also extremely important to ES-A that people think of us as a community-minded organization because we believe that helps us to attract more great people to our team."
Mayor Basil Stewart welcomed the news.
“Vector Aerospace ES-A is very important to the City of Summerside, they bring much prosperity to our city, but more than that, they also care a great deal about their community. Their support of health and wellness is to be commended. People of all ages from young children to seniors use the ice at Credit Union Place daily and this partnership will allow the City of Summerside to continue to provide top notch ice for all to enjoy. ” said Stewart.