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eQ Homes Signs on as Title Sponsor of Preston Street Criterium for Two Years

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April 28, 2015 (Ottawa, ON) – The organizers of the Preston Street Criterium and eQ Homes have joined forces to put on Ottawa’s longest-running cycling event. eQ Homes will be a presenting sponsor of the 2015 and 2016 editions of the event, which will be called the Preston Street Criterium presented by eQ Homes. It will take place on it’s traditional Father’s Day date, which falls on June 21 this year.

Preston Street Criterium  ©  Zara Ansar

“We take great pride in our role in creating communities, and events like the Preston Street Criterium are an important part the diversity that makes up Ottawa,” said eQ Homes president Denis Laporte. “We’re delighted to help continue this great tradition.”

This year’s Preston Street Criterium will be the 43rd edition of the race, which has taken place in the heart of Little Italy since the first edition back in 1973.

“We are thrilled that eQ Homes has decided to partner with us and help us continue this legacy event,” said Bike Race Ottawa president Doug Corner. “Their support will help us make some important improvements to the Preston Street Criterium, in particular growing the women’s race.”

The Preston Street Criterium presented by eQ Homes also enjoys the support of the Preston Street BIA, Rogers TV, The Cyclery, Pub Italia, Flynn and a range of other local companies and suppliers.

About EQ Homes

In new home communities across the Ottawa-Carleton Region, eQ Homes has established a reputation for building some of the most beautiful homes in Ontario.

From bungalows to traditional two-storey singles and townhomes to innovative midrise condominiums, eQ Homes builds homes that are attractive, spacious and functional, providing the homebuyer with the best value available in the marketplace.

eQ Homes founder and CEO, Denis Laporte, has been involved in the industry since 1971, having worked for some of the largest and most respected homebuilders in the Greater Ottawa region. He has been recognized with many awards, including those earned while managing his own well-respected home building companies over the past 15 years.

For more information about eQ homes, visit eqhomes.ca

For more information about the Preston Street Criterium, visit bikeraceottawa.com

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