The Canadian Cancer Society’s Relay for Life includes over 400 events with more than 110,000 participants each year and Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton was on board again this year!
Teams from the Sherbrooke and Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac offices were proud to participate to help create a world where Canadians can live without fear of cancer. Congratulations to our teams for their commitment and determination. Together, we made a difference!
Sherbrooke: over 125 km and more than $5,000 raised!
The 13-member Sherbrooke team raised $5,479.15, ranking seventh among the 80 participating teams, and covered over 125 km! The Sherbrooke event raised a total of $238,000!
Back row: Pierre Jones, Lise Beaudoin, Nancy O’Malley, Susy O’Malley, Nathalie Lecomte, Dominique Hébert, Daniel Drouin and Christian Côté. Front row: Nancy L’Espérance, Isabelle Perreault, Florence Cormier-Roussel and Joanie Baril. (Absent: Dany Roberge, Isabelle Perreault’s spouse and survivor.)
Enthusiasm and resolve in Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac
In Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac, partner Linda Bossé was the June 16th event’s ambassador. Our team raised $2,560 while the event raised a total of $57,000! The event’s importance was evident with the presence of Jean D’Amour, MNA and Minister of Maritime Affairs who was there to support the valiant participants!
Front row, left to right: Linda Bossé, Clodya Lévesque and her two sons, Mélanie St-Pierre, Valérie Paradis and her daughter, Christine Boucher, Mariette Briand, Nadia Pelletier, Yvan Lavoie and his daughter. Back row: Ruth Bérubé, Yves Blier, Kevin Fournier, Lise Tremblay, Véronique Bossé, Huguette Lavoie, Marc Bélanger, Dolorès Ouellet, Lynda Lavoie, Mélina Paradis, Sarah Maude Fournier, Gisèle Bélanger, Nicole Ouellet and Amélie Potvin. (Absent: Renald Dancause)
About the Relay for Life
At Relay For Life, no one faces cancer alone. These events bring together teams of family, friends and colleagues to celebrate cancer survivors, remember those we’ve lost and commit to raising funds to fight all types of cancer. Relay For Life is a community of people fighting back against cancer. Find out more at www.relayforlife.ca.