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Scarborough's Senthooran Punithavel receives Community Achievement Award for outstanding community involvement

Mar 9, 2017

SCARBOROUGH, ON, March 9, 2017 /CNW/ - Today, Senthooran Punithavel received The Co-operators Community Achievement Award for his outstanding community involvement. The award was created to honour Co-operators financial advisors who demonstrate outstanding support for the community in which they work, both through financial aid and volunteerism.

Senthooran Punithavel, a Co-operators financial advisor in Scarborough, was named the Community Achievement Award winner for the Central Ontario region. Those who know Punithavel describe him as thoughtful, compassionate and caring. He believes he has a responsibility as a citizen to be supportive of both community and those in need. And, he is a man of action through his personal involvement with numerous committees and boards.

Punithavel contributes a significant amount of time, energy and money to a number of organizations in his humble way, looking only to embody the beliefs and values of a good leader, citizen and person that is grateful for what they have in life.

"We are honoured and humbled to receive such a prestigious award. At our office we share the same values as The Co-operators of giving back and supporting our community to make it a better place for everyone," said Punithavel.

As a co-operative, The Co-operators adheres to the seven international co-operative principles, one of which is "concern for community." The organization's 500 financial advisors are instrumental in converting this principle into action in communities across Canada. Punithavel's genuine concern for the well-being of his community, as evidenced by his record of involvement and support for local causes, embodies this principle.

About The Co-operators
The Co-operators Group Limited is a Canadian co-operative with more than $44 billion in assets under administration. Through its group of companies it offers home, auto, life, group, travel, commercial and farm insurance, as well as investment products. The Co-operators is well known for its community involvement and its commitment to sustainability. It is included on Corporate Knights' Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada list, among the Top 50 Socially Responsible Corporations in Canada by Sustainalytics and Maclean's magazine, and the Best Employers in Canada by Aon Hewitt. For more information visit

SOURCE The Co-operators

For further information: Senthooran Punithavel, 416-396-0707

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