Highlanders Partner with FortisBC

by Joshua Rendle

VICTORIA, BC (MAY 2, 2018) - Victoria Highlanders Football Club are pleased to announce FortisBC as a community partner ahead of the 2018 Premier Development League(PDL) season.


"We’re so pleased to have FortisBC join the Highlanders family," said Highlanders co-owner Mark deFrias. "They have a long history of supporting community organizations and have supported the Highlanders in the past. It’s so important as we grow this club to welcome organizations of this stature. And we’re proud to partner with FortisBC as we continue to find ways to reconnect with the greater community. ”

“As B.C.’s leading energy solution provider, we invest in a variety of community initiatives that energize strong and healthy communities as well as their homes and businesses,” says Bob Anderson, senior manager in Energy Solutions at FortisBC. “Supporting the Victoria Highlanders Football Club is one initiative we are excited to be involved in.”

The Highlanders season kicks-off on May 11th on the road against the Calgary Foothills. The team returns to Victoria for their home opener on May 20thagainst the Portland Timbers at Centennial Stadium. Season tickets are available at www.highlandersfc.ca/tickets

About Victoria Highlanders FC

Last season the Highlanders competed in the Premier Development League (PDL). Developing a path for aspiring professional soccer players to reach the highest level. Notable players such as Brett Levis (Whitecaps FC), Jamar Dixon (Ottawa Fury), and Matt Polster (Chicago Fire) are just a few alumni that have come through Victoria’s ranks.

About FortisBC

FortisBC is a Canadian-owned, BC-based energy company that serves more than 1.1 million customers in more than 135 communities across the province. For more information, visit www.fortisbc.com.