First-ever edition of the Centraide Cup - Saputo is the big winner

First-ever edition of the Centraide Cup - Saputo is the big winner 
MONTREAL, Sept. 29, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Saputo won the first edition of the 
Centraide Cup charity tournament today after hard-fought rounds of exciting 
soccer matches between 25 major companies from the Montreal business sector. 
The $250,000 raised from the competition will go to Centraide's cause and the 
fight against poverty and social exclusion. 
The teams that faced off in the final were Saputo and Aon Hewitt, with a score 
of 3 to 1. 
The other companies that competed were: Laurentian Bank, National Bank, 
Scotiabank, BMO Financial Group, Bombardier, CIBC, Desjardins, Dessau, 
Ferreira Café, SNC-Lavalin, Hydro-Québec, Industrial Alliance, Intact 
Insurance, The Jean Coutu Group, Pharmascience, Pratt & Whitney Canada, 
Québecor/TVA Sports, RBCRoyal Bank, Rolls-Royce Canada, Samson 
Bélair/Deloitte & Touche, Sobeys, Standard Life and TD Canada Trust. 
The money raised from the soccer tournament will go towards Centraide's 2012 
fundraising campaign, which will be officially launched on October 3 at the 
21st March of 1,000 Umbrellas. Close to 20,000 people are expected to fill the 
streets of downtown Montreal for the event. The theme of this year's campaign 
is "Donating is uplifting." 
About the Montreal Impact 
The Montreal Impact is the city's professional soccer team. The club came to 
be in 1993 and now has four teams under its umbrella (pros, Under-21, Under-18 
and Under-16), as well as its own sport-etudes program. In second division, 
the club has won three playoff championships (1994, 2004 and 2009), five 
regular season titles (1995, 1996, 1997, 2005 and 2006), one Canadian 
Championship (2008) and took part in the quarterfinals of the CONCACAF 
Champions League. The Impact has since joined the most prestigious league in 
North America: Major League Soccer. 
About Centraide of Greater Montreal 
Centraide of Greater Montreal is an independent organization managed by a 
board of directors that is representative of the community. Over half a 
million disadvantaged people receive help and comfort on a daily basis from 
the 370 community agencies and projects supported by Centraide. Its vast 
network includes over 80,000 volunteers, including 57,000 in the community 
sector. For more information about Centraide of Greater Montreal or to make a 
Annick Gagnon Phone: 514-288-1261, extension 242 Cell: 514-705-7350 
René Bouffard Phone: 514-288-1261, extension 237 Cell: 514-816-6794 
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