$312,000 raised during the Leucan Experience

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 guillaume.rivest@leucan.qc.ca 
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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