A small train goes far Quebec Magazine


Former deputy and minister Sam Hamad (pictured), now Globatech’s senior vice president, has taken the honorary chairmanship of the Foundation’s annual fundraising campaign, which seeks to raise funds to support people with intellectual disabilities or autism and their families at Capitale-Nationale for 25 years. Now you can contribute to the campaign by going to www.petittrainvaloin.com to purchase one of the approximately 200 kilometers of railway that separates Portnef and Charlevoix, the area covered by the potential of the Fondation Plein. Companies, for their part, are invited to sponsor one of the campaign cars or affix their name to one of the stations located on the small train route. The action will end in the fall with a silent auction and charity event. To apply for financial aid or donations: www.fondationpleinpotentiel.com.

$ 100,000 for rotacrabus


Thetford-Main Rotary Club had great success on Saturday, May 7, during its dinner.
crab privilege, which gathered nearly 450 guests under the honorary presidency of Veronica Jacques of Cliche Auto Ford Thetford. Cutlery, auctions, raffles and sponsorship raised $ 50,000. The main sponsor, Essor Assurances, with its president, Michel Duvall, has approached this amount, adding another $ 50,000, or $ 100,000 in net income. This amount will be distributed among six organizations, namely the Les Couleurs du vent, the Pauline Grenier Foundation, the La Vigne Food Bank, the Canadian Ski Patrol in Mont Adstock, and the Breakfast Club at the Polyvalente de Thetford Mines. and other Rotary club work. in the picture, main contributions to the success of the evening.

Golf in Thetford


After a two-year absence, the golf tournament benefits Fondation Résidence Denis-
Marcott will return on Friday, June 10, starting at 12:30 pm at Thetford Mines Golf and Curling Club, this time under an honorary presidencyAudrey Sevigny (photo) by Doyon and Sévigny, RE / MAX Accès real estate agency Thetford Mines. The golf tournament, which is the main source of income for the Fondation Résidence Denis-Marcotte, generates about $ 25,000 in revenue, which is fully allocated to the ever-growing needs of the non-autonomous residents of the vast majority of them. References: 418 338-4556, internal number 51600.

In memory


May 17, 2012. Operation Marto’s Fofil hit the center of the Montreal administration, arresting nine people, including the former right hand of Mayor Gerald Tremblay. Frank Zampino (photo on the left, as well as the contractor Paul Catania (right picture).

Birthdays


Steve Barracatt (photo), pianist, composer and producer with an international reputation, 49 years old …Yvonne Godbout ex-chef of La Fenouillère restaurant in the Ste-Foy …Tessa I believeCanadian skater, 33 years old …Tony Parkerformer NBA player (San Antonio Spurs and Charlotte Hornets), 40 years old …Jordan KnightAmerican singer, New Kids on the Block, 52 years old …Sugar Ray Leonard, American boxer, 66 years old …Peter Flynnsinger, 68 years old.

missing


May 17, 2021: Jean-Robert Fosche (photo), 66, former journalist of Radio-Canada in Quebec … 2020: Monique Mercury (photo) 89 years old, Quebec actress … 2017: Chris Cornell52 years, the mythical name of the rock scene of the 90’s with the band Soundgarden …… 2015: chin31, American rapper … 2014: Pierre Bachelet88, French politician … 2014: Anna Pollatova30 years old, Greek gymnast, bronze medalist of the 2000 Summer Olympics … 2013: Elijah Harper64, Canadian politician and tribal leader … 2012: Donna Summer, 63 years old, American disco singer … 2011: Harmon Killebru, 74 years old, American Premier League baseball player … 2009: Marcel Robidas, 85 years old, Quebec politician … 2004: Tony Randall, 84 years old, Felix in the series Oscar and Felix … 1995: Hector ‘Toe’ Blake, 82 years old, hockey legend … 1992: Lawrence Welk, 89 years old, conductor …

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