Media invitation - The Charles-Bruneau Challenge: Grand departure to China for Pierre Bruneau and the team of walkers
MONTREAL, May 31, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Mr. Pierre Bruneau, the spokesman for the Fondation Centre de cancérologie Charles-Bruneau, is proud to invite media representatives to Montréal-Pierre Elliot Trudeau International Airport for the grand departure of the 11 walkers taking part in the 16-day trek in China. They will pay tribute to the courage of children with cancer while attempting to meet three separate challenges: the Great Wall of China, the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain and Tiger Leaping Gorge.
|DEPARTURE TO CHINA AND OFFICIAL PHOTO SHOOT|
|FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 2012, AT 9 A.M.|
|Air Canada counter (Flight 409 to Toronto - Departure 11 a.m.)|
|975, Roméo-Vachon Nord|
|Dorval, QC H4Y 1H1|
This departure will take place in the presence of:
- Pierre Bruneau, TVA news anchor and spokesman for the Fondation Centre de cancérologie Charles-Bruneau
- François Langlois, expedition leader and only the third Quebecer to conquer the Seven Summits
- 3-year-old Anthony Vachon, spokesperson for the expedition and patient with acute lymphoblastic leukemia
- The group of 10 walkers committed to children with cancer
Please note that Pierre Bruneau, François Langlois and Anthony Vachon will be available for interviews on site. Official photographs will be taken prior to the walkers' departure.
The walkers hope to collect more than $200,000 for research in pediatric oncology.
RSVP and requests for interviews
To confirm your presence or for an interview request, please contact David Letky, Communications Officer, at 514 219-6350.
Since 2008, the Fondation Centre de cancérologie Charles-Bruneau has undertaken several mountain climbing expeditions, including three to Mount Kilimanjaro, raising a total of almost $2.3 million in aid of children with cancer. defischarles-bruneau.qc.ca
About the Fondation
Since 1990, the Fondation Centre de cancérologie Charles-Bruneau has had a mission to give all children with cancer the best chances of recovery by financing research and supporting the development of projects in pediatric oncology. charlesbruneau.qc.ca
David Letky, communications officer
Fondation Centre de cancérologie Charles-Bruneau
Tel.: 514 256-0404, extension 230 Cell: 514 219-6350