MONTREAL, Dec. 5, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - The entire Astral team is proud to take
part in the 12(th) edition of the Media's Big Food Drive to be held Thursday,
December 6, 2012.
Once again this year, many employees, television and radio hosts from the
Astral family will be collecting cash and non-perishable food donations at
three collection points in the streets of Montréal from 6 a.m. until 7 p.m.:
-- Maison Astral (McGill College Avenue between Sherbrooke and
-- MusiquePlus and MusiMax (on the corner of St. Catherine West
and de Bleury);
-- Astral Radio (on the corner of Papineau and René-Lévesque East
where the NRJ 94.3, 107,3 Rouge fm, Virgin Radio 96, CJAD 800,
and CHOM 97 7 stations are located).
"The whole team at Astral is pleased to join forces once again this year and
participate in this great tradition that has become the Media's Big Food
Drive," said Derev Antikacioglu, Corporate Branding and Marketing Director at
Astral Media Inc. "Hunger continues to plague Québec, which is why we are
getting together to invite our numerous listeners, viewers, and partners to be
generous and support our food banks. These banks are doing vital work by
helping hundreds of thousands of people every month—more than a third of
them are children. Give generously!"
On the theme The Chefs, this year's campaign is supported by chef
spokespersons Patrice Demers, Anne Desjardins, Stefano Faita, Martin Juneau,
Ricardo Larrivée, Bob le Chef, Marie-Chantal Lepage, Louis-François
Marcotte, and Marie-Fleur St-Pierre.
All collection points are listed on lagrandeguignoleedesmedias.com.
Astral (TSX: ACM.A; ACM.B), among Canada's leading media companies, is active
in specialty and pay television, radio, outdoor advertising and interactive
media. With over 2,800 employees and offices in 45 Canadian cities, Astral
Media is proud to play a leading role within communities where we entertain
and inform our audiences, and where we work and live. Last year, Astral made a
contribution of over 40 million dollars to over 600community and charitable
organizations, notably through the funding of activities, donations, and the
broadcasting of hundreds of public service messages on our media platforms. To
find out more about Astral, go toastral.com.
Olivier Racette Advisor, Corporate Communications Astral Media Inc.
SOURCE: ASTRAL MEDIA INC.
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