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Ron Foxcroft presented with prestigious Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal


For Immediate Release

HAMILTON, ONTARIO (August 15, 2012) — Ron Foxcroft, Inventor, Founder & CEO., Fox 40 International Inc., was honored and presented with the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal last week to mark his contributions to the Hamilton-Burlington community.

This year marks the 25th year Silver Anniversary in business for Fox 40 International Inc. and this distinguished medal is another reflection of the hard work, passion, commitment, vision, innovation and excellence the brand stands for.

Senator David Braley presided over a special ceremony for the recipients and members of their families. "The people honoured today by this medal have made Canada, Ontario, and the Hamilton-Burlington community a better place through their actions, dedication and volunteerism," Senator Braley said. "They have made significant contributions and achievements in business, medicine, volunteerism, politics, the arts, culture and philanthropy."

Recipients who received the Diamond Jubilee Medal last week include entrepreneur and businessman McMaster University President Patrick Deane, Louise Dompierre, President and CEO of the Art Gallery of Hamilton, and leading Hamilton area businessmen Arthur Weisz and Reg Pollard.

A new commemorative medal was created to mark the 2012 celebrations of the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's accession to the Throne as Queen of Canada. The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal is a tangible way for Canada to honour Her Majesty for her service to this country. At the same time, it serves to honour significant contributions and achievements by Canadians. The Chancellery of Honours, as part of the Office of the Secretary to the Governor General, administers the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal program. For more information about the Diamond Jubilee Medal please see:

For additional information, please contact:

Juliana Child
Vice President Events & Promotional Sales
Fox 40 International Inc.
340 Grays Road
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8E 2Z2
Phone: 905-561-4040 x336
Fax: 905-578-5646


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