MONTREAL, Nov. 9, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - On November 8, 2012, over 350 guests
were present for the Leucan Experience, a glamorous and unique Benefit Evening.
The Honorary President of the evening, Ms. Renée Larouche, Manager,
Donations, Sponsorships and Partnerships Rio Tinto Alcan, is proud of the
evening results. "The organizing committee and its generous ambassadors have
joined their efforts to make this event live up to Leucan's mission, a cause
that is close to my heart".
The Leucan Experience has allowed our guests to appreciate stunning
performances as well as very touching testimonies. Mrs. Véronique Pellerin,
one of the Association's cured child, performed a vibrant hymn to life, a
message of hope for the Leucan children and their family.
Leucan has had the privilege of counting on the generous participation of Mr.
Benoit Brière, master of ceremonies, Mrs. Annie Villeneuve, Celebrity Patron
of Leucan, Mrs. Sophie Cadieux, Mrs. Natalie Choquette, Mr. Olivier Dion, Mrs.
Andréanne Mallette, Mrs. Annie Pelletier as well as many Olympic and
Paralympic athletes, such as Mrs. Martine Dugrenier, Mrs. Émilie Heymans,
Mrs. Benoit Huot and Mrs. Benoit Saint-Amand.
The Leucan Experience was made possible thanks to numerous partners. The
Association wishes to gratefully acknowledge those who were present, Mrs.
Renée Larouche, the event's Honorary President as well as the ambassadors -
M. Jack Altman (Bessner Gallay Kreisman); M. Luc Bisaillon (RBC Royal Bank);
Mrs. Marie-France Courtemanche (Medisys); M. Angelo D'Amico D'Amico Family
Wealth Management Group of the RBC Dominion Securities Inc.); Dr Galina Daneva
(Galina Daneva, MD Medical Affairs Consultant); M. Daniel Gosselin (KPMG
Canada); M. Michel Hébert (Corporate Director and consultant); Mrs. Paule
Labelle (Cava Rose); M. David Lemelin (Rogers Communications) Mme Marie-Josée
Normand (IBM Canada - Health Sector) and M. Patrice Vachon (Fasken Martineau).
Thank you to Rio Tinto Alcan, RBC Royal Bank, Rona, SAQ, Teva Canada and the
Sheraton Center Montréal and our donors, sponsors and partners.
Leucan: A family history since 1978. In addition to its support to clinical
research, the Association provides specific and tailored services to more than
3,300 families of cancer-stricken children: welcome, emotional assistance and
support, financial assistance, massage therapy, hosting and support in
playrooms, socio-recreational activities, school life services, end-of-life
and bereavement follow-up, the Leucan Information Centre. Apart from its head
office in Montreal, Leucan has eight regional offices.
Guillaume Rivest Project Manager, Marketing and Communications │ Leucan
514731-3696 or 1800361-9643, ext. 514 email@example.com
Image with caption: "First row: Émilie Heymans,Guy Lefrançois, President of
the Association, Renée Larouche, Manager, Donations, Sponsorships and
Partnerships, Rio Tinto Alcan and Honorary President of the event, Benoit
Brière, master of ceremonies, Annie Pelletier and Benoit Huot. Second row:
Olivier Dion, Annie Villeneuve, Celebrity Patron of Leucan, Sophie Cadieux and
Sandro Di Cori, Executive Director of Leucan. Third row: Benoit Saint-Amand,
Andréanne Mallette and Natalie Choquette. (CNW Group/LEUCAN)". Image
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