MONTREAL, July 11, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Laurentian Bank is proud to
announce that its two annual golf tournaments raised a total of $71,000
in aid of three non-profit organizations — the Christmas in Spring
Foundation, the Maison Mathieu-Froment-Savoie, and the Soupière de
l'amitié de Gatineau. The tournaments were held in the Outaouais region
and Montréal respectively.
"We are very pleased with the success of the tournaments once again this
year," underlined Daniel Desjardins, Laurentian Bank's Senior
Vice-President of SME-Québec, "with a good number of clients, business
contacts and employees heeding the call to enjoy a day of golf while
contributing to causes that are close to our heart. This kind of event
is perfectly aligned with our organization's commitment to supporting
organizations within the communities in which it operates."
Sharing the Bank's $71,000 contribution are the following:
the Christmas in Spring Foundation, which helps sick and handicapped children and their families by
offering them direct support to meet their urgent care and treatment
needs, as well as to cover other everyday expenses; thanks to the
Foundation's support, these children and their families can more freely
focus on healing.
the Maison Mathieu-Froment-Savoie, which supports the terminally ill and their families, thus enabling
them to live their final days with as much serenity as possible.
the Soupière de l'amitié de Gatineau, which fights poverty and impoverishment in all its forms.
About Laurentian Bank
Laurentian Bank of Canada is a pan-Canadian banking institution that has
more than $34 billion in balance sheet assets and $37 billion in assets
under administration. Founded in 1846, Laurentian Bank was selected in
2012 as one of the 10 winners of the Canada's Passion Capitalists
program in recognition of its sustained success through the promotion
of passion within its ranks. The Bank employs more than 4,200 people.
Recognized for its excellent service, proximity and simplicity,
Laurentian Bank serves more than one million clients in market segments
in which it holds an enviable position. In addition to occupying a
choice position among consumers in Québec, where it operates the third
largest branch network, the Bank has built a solid reputation across
Canada in the area of real estate and commercial financing thanks to
its teams working out of more than 35 offices in Ontario, Québec,
Alberta and British Columbia. Its subsidiary, B2B Bank, is a Canadian
leader in providing banking products as well as investment accounts and
services to financial advisors and brokers, while Laurentian Bank
Securities is an integrated broker, widely recognized for its expertise
and effectiveness nationwide.
Image with caption: "From left to right: Réjean Robitaille, Laurentian Bank's President and CEO, Daniel Desjardins, Senior Vice-President of SME-Québec, Chantal Couture, President of the Christmas in Spring Foundation, and Marcel Beaulieu, Senior Vice-President of Distribution Networks - Retail Financial Services. (CNW Group/Laurentian Bank of Canada)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20130711_C6964_PHOTO_EN_28947.jpg
SOURCE: Laurentian Bank of Canada
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