TORONTO & WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 17, 2015–
Public online bidding for gently used, high-end furniture and
appliances, branded equipment and Games memorabilia used during the
TORONTO 2015 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games is currently underway at http://bit.ly/PanAmGovDeals
and will continue for the next several weeks. Thousands of items will be
auctioned off in a variety of categories throughout the duration of the
sale. New assets will be added on a rolling basis as they become
available. Additions this week include Samsung LED HD TVs, Whirlpool
countertop microwaves, mixed lots of household accessories and Muskoka
chairs of various colours.
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This Muskoka chair made by The Bear Chair Company, constructed with natural wood and stamped with TORONTO 2015, is one of the many items up for auction at http://bit.ly/PanAmGovDeals. (Photo: Business Wire)
“The auction is a unique opportunity for fans of the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am
and Parapan Am Games to purchase a piece of sports history,” said Bill
Zakarow, Senior Director, Procurement for TORONTO 2015. “These items
were purchased new just for the games, so this also represents an easy
and affordable option for families, educational institutions and
second-hand furniture and appliance dealers to obtain almost-new,
To place bids on items for sale in this auction, interested parties may
register free online at www.GovDeals.ca/Register.
The TORONTO 2015 Pan American Games occurred July 10–26 and the Parapan
American Games August 7–15. The TORONTO 2015 Games are funded by the
Government of Canada, the Province of Ontario, as well as Lead Partner
CIBC and other partners and sponsors.
The TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games Organizing Committee (TO2015)
is tasked with managing and delivering the Games. It is working to bring
some of the world’s best athletes and artists to Toronto and the Greater
Golden Horseshoe region, giving Ontarians a unique chance to be part of
the action, and making the region a hub for sport.
For more information about the Games, please visit TORONTO2015.org
or follow @TO2015, @TO2015_fr (French) or @TO2015_es (Spanish).
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