Media advisory - Lance Armstrong will hit Tremblant, Quebec this Friday for the Tour de Lance cycling event and the start-studded Cedars Cancer Heroes Night with Lance Armstrong and Friends, featuring Rufus and Martha Wainwright!



    MONTREAL, Sept. 8 /CNW Telbec/ - World-famous cycling champion Lance
Armstrong is coming to Tremblant, Quebec to ride 100 km with 50 brave cyclists
who have raised $25,000 for the Cedars Cancer Institute of the McGill
University Health Centre.
    Two press conferences and an evening cocktail will allow media to meet
with all of the celebrities. Media are invited to the charity dinner.
    Lance and the cyclists, each with a heartening story to share, will be
giving a press conference before they cross the starting line. Media will be
provided parking, media passes, work stations, food and WiFi on site.

    
    When:  Friday, September 11th, 2009 at 9 a.m.

    Where: Hotel Quintessence, Tremblant Village, 3004 Chemin de La Chapelle
    

    The excitement does not stop at the ride! The evening will take you to
the brand new Casino de Mont Tremblant for the Cedars Cancer Heroes Night with
Lance Armstrong and Friends at the stunning Casion de Mont Tremblant featuring
five-star dining. Join Lance and several performers including Juno
award-winning Marie-Elaine Thibert, singing sensations Naturally Seven, Rufus
and Martha Wainwright and their mother, Kate McGarrigle. The evening will
honour heroes Saku Koivu, Jean Béliveau, Sarah Cook, Kate McGarrigle and
Anthony and Alexia Calvillo for their contribution to cancer care in Montreal.
Hosts include CTV's Mutsumi Takahashi, Louis Bertrand, Sophie Grégoire
Trudeau, Caroline Rhea and Phil Liggett. The hosts and entertainers will be
delivering a press conference. Media will be provided parking, media passes,
work stations, food and WiFi on site.

    
    When:  Friday, September 11th at 5:30 p.m.
           Cocktail from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. - media welcome to circulate.
           Show starts at 7:30 p.m. where media can shoot or film the event.

    Where: Casino de Mont Tremblant, Tremblant Village, 300 chemin des
           Pléiades
    




For further information:

For further information: Megan Ainscow, (514) 750-0887 ext. 100, C:
(514) 458-8588, Megan.ainscow@jgoldbloom.ca

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