Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation 33rd Annual Raffle



    MONTREAL, Oct. 4 /CNW Telbec/ - The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
(JDRF) Annual Raffle and Show is just around the corner! JDRF's 33rd Annual
Raffle will be held on Wednesday, December 5, 2007 at Palais des congrès de
Montréal. Only 7,000 tickets are available at $125 each. Each ticket admits
two people to the raffle evening and to a concert by GREGORY CHARLES. Ticket
buyers are eligible to win fabulous prizes, with the grand prize being a 2008
Mercedes Benz S-550 2008 or $100,000 in cash.
    In addition, participants who purchase a ticket before 5:00 p.m. on
Wednesday, October 30, 2007 are eligible to the special Early Bird Draw which
will be held at JDRF's office at 7:30 p.m. on October 31st. Prize: a one week
trip for two to Varadero, Cuba and $500 in cash, for a total prize value of
approximately $3,700, courtesy of Tours Mont-Royal and Sol Melia Cuba.
    Proceeds from this unique and prestigious raffle go towards funding the
best diabetes research projects in Quebec.

    Participants have a chance at winning magnificent prizes:

    
      - A 2008 Mercedes Benz S-550 from Silver Star Automobiles or $100 000
        in cash
      - All terrain vehicule Outlander 400 H.O. 2007, valued at $9 969,
        courtesy of BRP
      - $6,740 shopping spree at participating Ogilvy boutiques
      - $5,000 gift certificate to be used in wine and/or spirits redeemable
        at the SAQ of your choice, courtesy of SAQ
      - Trip for two to Lake Tahoe and $500 in American Express traveler's
        cheques, approximate value of $4,600
    

    Tickets can be purchased by calling the toll free number 1 866 841-5051
or by visiting one of the following outlets: all participating TD Canada Trust
branches in Quebec, Silver Star Automobiles, Auto Control Médical Inc., Marché
Sureau, Universal Currency Exchange Inc., Westmount Florist, Design Louis
George and Jaeger boutique.

    The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation was founded in 1974 by parents
who wanted to find a cure for juvenile diabetes (Type 1). JDRF is the leading
charitable funder and advocate of Type 1 diabetes research worldwide with the
mission to find a cure for diabetes and its complications through the support
of research.




For further information:

For further information: Dominique Quirion, (514) 744-5537, ext. 231,
dquirion@jdrf.ca, www.jdrf.ca

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