Cascades delivers $45,000 worth of products for the Grande guignolée des
médias

KINGSEY FALLS, QC, Dec. 9 /CNW Telbec/ - For the third year, Cascades reiterates its participation in the Grande guignolée des médias by offering tissue products (bathroom tissue and paper towels) to many organizations.

In fact, on December 10, four 53-foot trailer trucks full of products will make their way to different regions where Cascades does business: Montréal, Montréal's south shore, Sherbrooke, Victoriaville and Drummondville. In total, 17,462 packages of products will be distributed for a total market value of $45,000.

The targeted organizations are the following:

    
      - MONTRÉAL - MOISSON MONTRÉAL
        Delivery at 9:00 a.m. at their warehouse: 6880 Côte de Liesse St.,
        Montreal

      - MONTRÉAL'S SOUTH SHORE - 37 ORGANIZATIONS
        Delivery at 1:30 p.m. at the Outils Pierre Berger warehouse: 2060
        F.X. Sabourin St., St. Hubert
        Note: organizers of the Grande guignolée will assume responsibility
        for the distribution of products to organizations on their territory.

      - SHERBROOKE - FONDATION ROCK GUERTIN
        Delivery at 9:00 a.m. at the Expo-Sherbrooke building, 300 Cégep St.,
        Sherbrooke.

      - VICTORIAVILLE - SÉCURITÉ ALIMENTAIRE
        Delivery at noon at the SARA warehouse, 220 Bonaventure Blvd.,
        Victoriaville

      - DRUMMONDVILLE - POPULAR FOOD TABLE
        Delivery at 1:30 p.m. at Parc St-Frédérique, 255 Brock St.,
        Drummondville
    

"Cascades has always been involved in the community. It is with great pleasure that we offer our support once again this year to people in need. By offering our products free of charge, we are enabling families to use the money saved on other essential goods," stated Alain Lemaire, President and Chief Executive Office of the company.

Within the framework of the Grande guignolée des médias, new employees of the Cascades units in Kingsey Falls, as well as those being initiated, will be allocated tasks that provide assistance to organizations in the region. Some of them will lend a hand to Sécurité alimentaire in Victoriaville, especially during their working hours, by sorting merchandise received and preparing Christmas baskets.

Founded in 1964, Cascades produces, converts and markets packaging and tissue products composed mainly of recycled fibres. Cascades employs close to 13,000 employees who work in more than 100 modern and flexible production units located in North America and Europe. Cascades' management philosophy, its 45 years of experience in recycling, its continued efforts in research and development are strengths which enable the company to create new products for its customers. Cascades' shares trade on the Toronto stock exchange under the ticker symbol CAS.

SOURCE Cascades Inc.

For further information: For further information: Marie-Eve Chapdelaine, Cascades Inc., Communications Department, (819) 363-5160, Cell.: (819) 350-3819, marie-eve_chapdelaine@cascades.com


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