Media Advisory - Skull, shiny nut or baldy against cancer: the Cops for Cancer Shave-O-Thon to fight cancer takes place this Friday



    In partnership with the Montreal Canadiens and RDS, the French sports
    network.

    MONTREAL, Jan. 31 /CNW Telbec/ -

    
                         An Invitation to the Media
                   for the 8th Cops for Cancer Shave-O-Thon
                   to benefit the Canadian Cancer Society
                           on Friday, Feb. 1st 2008
                        from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
        (the event will continue until 2 p.m. for the general public)
                 in the Grande-Place at Complexe Desjardins
                         150 St. Catherine St. West
                                   Montreal

    Camerapersons and photographers are invited to take pictures at the
    Grande-Place:

    - Close to 60 police officers, ambulance medics, firefighters and
      civilians will have their heads shaved.
    - Réjean Houle, President of the Canadiens Alumni Association will attend
      the event.
    - A spokesperson for the Canadian Cancer Society will be available for
      interviews.
    - Attendance prizes will be drawn at random (promotional items from the
      Canadiens).
    - Yannick Bouchard from RDS TV will host the event at Complexe
      Desjardins.

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    Cops for Cancer is a Canadian Cancer Society fund-raising activity where
    men and women police officers, ambulance medics, firefighters, security
    agents, police students, ambulance attendants and civilians agree to have
    their heads shaved to raise funds for the fight against cancer. During
    the last eight years in Quebec, Cops for Cancer has had huge success.
    Several hundreds of thousands of dollars have been raised for the Quebec
    Division of the Canadian Cancer Society.
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For further information:

For further information: André Beaulieu, Spokesperson and Public
Relations Consultant, Canadian Cancer Society, Quebec Division, (514)
393-3444, abeaulieu@quebec.cancer.ca


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