MONTREAL, July 5, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Laurentian Bank is very pleased to
announce that its three annual golf tournaments raised a total of
$82,000 in aid of four non-profit organizations — the Christmas in
Spring Foundation, the Le Petit Blanchon Foundation, the Maison
Mathieu-Froment-Savoie and the Soupière de l'amitié de Gatineau. The
tournaments were held in Montréal, Québec City and Gatineau
"These events proved to be very successful again this year, indicated
Luc Bernard, Laurentian Bank's Executive Vice-President of Retail and
SME Financial Services. "A good number of clients, business contacts
and employees answered our call to come out and enjoy a round of golf
while showing their support for causes that are close to our heart.
These golf tournaments are part of our firm commitment to assist
organizations in the communities in which we operate."
Sharing the Bank's $82,000 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 loved ones can more
freely focus on healing.
the Le Petit Blanchon Foundation, which operates a house dedicated to children between the ages of three
and eight who have been the victims of serious psychological or
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 banking institution operating across
Canada and offering its clients diversified financial services.
Distinguishing itself through excellence in service, as well as through
its simplicity and proximity, the Bank serves individual consumers and
small and medium-sized businesses. The Bank also offers its products to
a wide network of independent financial intermediaries through B2B
Trust, as well as full-service brokerage solutions through Laurentian
Laurentian Bank is well established in the Province of Québec, operating
the third-largest retail branch network. Elsewhere throughout Canada,
it operates in specific market segments where it holds an enviable
position. Laurentian Bank of Canada has more than $30 billion in
balance sheet assets and more than $33 billion in assets under
administration. Founded in 1846, it has been selected as the Québec and
Atlantic Canada regional winner of the Canada's 10 Most Admired
Corporate CulturesTM program presented by Waterstone Human Capital. The Bank employs more
than 4,000 people.
SOURCE LAURENTIAN BANK OF CANADA
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