Merck Canada Inc. Donates $100,000 to the West Island Community

MONTRÉAL, Dec. 15, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - At a Neighbour of Choice celebration held on Friday, December 11, Merck Canada Inc. announced the allocation of a $100,000 grant donation to be divided equally between NOVA West Island and West Island Community Shares in recognition of the hard work and positive impact that they've had in the community over the years. Established in the 1990s, the Merck Neighbour of Choice program aims to build relationships of mutual trust and support with local non-profit organizations and residents in communities where Merck head offices are located.

From left to right: Mr. Tom Thompson, President of the Board of Directors of NOVA West Island; Mr. Geoffrey Kelley, Member of the National Assembly for Jacques-Cartier and Minister Responsible for Native Affairs; Ms. Caroline Tison, Executive Director of West Island Community Shares; Mr. Francis Scarpaleggia, Member of Parliament for Lac St-Louis; Mr. Frank Baylis, Member of Parliament for Pierrefonds-Dollard; Mr. Martin Coiteux, Member of the National Assembly for Nelligan, Minister Responsible for Government Administration and Ongoing Program Review and Chair of the Conseil du trésor and Mr. Chirfi Guindo, President and Managing Director of Merck Canada Inc.

 

SOURCE Merck Canada Inc.

Image with caption: "At a Neighbour of Choice celebration held on Friday, December 11, Merck Canada Inc. announced the allocation of a $100,000 grant donation to be divided equally between NOVA West Island and West Island Community Shares in recognition of the hard work and positive impact that they’ve had in the community over the years. Established in the 1990s, the Merck Neighbour of Choice program aims to build relationships of mutual trust and support with local non-profit organizations and residents in communities where Merck head offices are located. From left to right: Mr. Tom Thompson, President of the Board of Directors of NOVA West Island; Mr. Geoffrey Kelley, Member of the National Assembly for Jacques-Cartier and Minister Responsible for Native Affairs; Ms. Caroline Tison, Executive Director of West Island Community Shares; Mr. Francis Scarpaleggia, Member of Parliament for Lac St-Louis; Mr. Frank Baylis, Member of Parliament for Pierrefonds-Dollard; Mr. Martin Coiteux, Member of the National Assembly for Nelligan, Minister Responsible for Government Administration and Ongoing Program Review and Chair of the Conseil du trésor and Mr. Chirfi Guindo, President and Managing Director of Merck Canada Inc. (CNW Group/Merck Canada Inc.)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20151215_C4814_PHOTO_EN_564600.jpg

For further information: Dominique Quirion, Merck Canada Inc., 514-428-3469, dominique.quirion@merck.com

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