[Mitsubishi Estate Co., Ltd.]
Supporting the spread of rugby in the host city of the Rugby World Cup 2019 (TM) Japan Donation of rugby balls to elementary schools in Oita Prefecture
Mitsubishi Estate Co., Ltd. Supporting the spread of rugby in the host city of the “Rugby World Cup 2019 (TM) Japan Tournament” Donating rugby balls to elementary schools in Oita Prefecture ~ Donating a total of about 10,000 rugby balls to 12 local governments in one year ~ …………………………………………………………………………………………… Mitsubishi Estate Co., Ltd. will support the spread of rugby in Oita Prefecture, one of the host cities, as an official sponsor of the Rugby World Cup 2019 (TM) Japan Tournament (“Rugby World Cup 2019”) Therefore, we donate 300 rugby balls to elementary schools in Oita Prefecture. We are pleased to inform you that the gift ceremony was held at the Oita Prefectural Office on September 5, 2019 (Thursday). The donated rugby ball will be used by 256 elementary schools in the prefecture and 8 rugby schools in the prefecture. In the Rugby World Cup 2019 held in 12 locations across Japan, it is hoped that rugby will take root in the region and that the community will develop through the tournament. Mitsubishi Estate has sympathized with this philosophy, and has promoted this initiative not only to foster the momentum of the tournament through the spread of rugby but also to contribute to social contribution and regional revitalization. Mitsubishi Estate has made donations to 12 local governments nationwide. The total number of donated rugby balls is approximately 10,000.
■ Outline of the presentation ceremony Date: September 5, 2019 (Thursday) 12: 40-13: 00 Place: Oita Prefectural Government Office Main Building Grantee: Governor of Oita Prefecture Katsadasa Hirose Donor: Mitsubishi Estate Co., Ltd. Chairman Hirotaka Sugiyama Gifts: Rugby World Cup 2019 Rugby Ball with Company name logo 300 pieces * No. 4 ball size that can be used for tag rugby which is an elementary school education subject MITSUBISHI Estate will continue to implement various initiatives as an official sponsor of the Rugby World Cup 2019 for the success of the tournament.
Presentation ceremony (Left: Chairman Sugiyama, Right: Governor Hirose) TM (C) Rugby World Cup Limited 2015. All rights reserved.
■ Local governments that donated
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