Los Angeles, CA (June 2, 2006) –California-based company, Kiwi Lighting Distributors, has agreed to donate $1,000 to the United States Rugby Foundation in the name of the US Eagle voted the Most Valuable Player of the Churchill Cup Series. And on top of that, a further $100 will be donated to the Foundation for every try scored by the Eagles throughout the Barclay’s Churchill Cup series. In addition, Kiwi Lighting Distributors will repeat the offer for the Rugby World Cup Americas zone qualifying matches, and should the USA qualify for next year’s Rugby World Cup, the company again will make the same offer for the duration of the 2007 RWC.
“A lot of our Eagles go through terrible financial strains just to wear the red, white and blue and this prize may help to ease their financial burden,” said Kiwi Lighting Distributors owner and CEO Rod Seddon. “And by donating the prize to the USRFF it will help kids across America.”
American Rugby News will select the inaugural US MVP at the conclusion of the series in Edmonton. “This is a wonderful proposal and obviously the Foundation is very appreciative of Kiwi Lighting Distributors consideration,” said USRF Executive Director Brian Vizard.
Kiwi Lighting Distributors offer everything from light fixtures and lighting control systems, to smart home technology, audio visula electronics and home theatre systems, They also specialize in lighting design, electrical & AV system engineering, and act as project management to the higher end new home market. For more information visit them at Kiwi Lighting Distributors.
The USRF is a non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization established in 1963. Although its main focus is supporting youth and high school rugby, the Foundation also provides grants to coaches and referees; establishes international student exchanges and college scholarships, has assisted the United States Collegiate All-Americans and Boys Under-19 teams, and also provides grants to Safety and Risk Management Research.
For more information about the Foundation, go to its website at: www.usrugbyfoundation.org.