Written By: Thursday, May 18th 2017

Mr. Blair McArthur, President and CEO of The Miller Group, visited Owen Sound to join Mayor Ian Boddy, Councillor Travis Dodd, Councillor Scott Greig and Councillor Marion Koepke for the ceremonial cheque presentation.

The Miller Group has made a generous donation to assist in the operation of the Harrison Park Pool.

The $3,500 donation will provide complimentary family summer swimming on Thursday evenings and Sunday mornings from July 2nd to September 3rd.

“The Miller Group and the McArthur family have shown a tremendous commitment to our community and our recreation facilities.” stated City of Owen Sound Mayor, Ian Boddy. “Their sponsorship of the Harrison Park Pool free family swims will allow families in our community to spend quality time together at one of our finest outdoor environments. We extend a heartfelt thank-you to the Miller Group and the McArthur family.”

This is the second consecutive summer The Miller Group has sponsored the Free Family Swim at Harrison Park.

The Miller Group’s 2017 sponsorship coincides with their 100th Anniversary, which was celebrated on May 3.

The Miller Group is named one of Canada’s best managed companies and has also been named one of the GTA’s Top Employers.

“The City of Owen Sound has always been considered a special place for the Miller Group and McArthur family.” said Blair McArthur, President and CEO of The Miller Group. “We hope that people visit Harrison Park and take advantage of this wonderful opportunity.”

The McArthur family, originally from Owen Sound has maintained close personal and business ties to the City.