Merck Donates over $125,000 to the West Island Community

MONTRÉAL, Nov. 22, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - At a celebration held on Monday, November 21, Merck Canada Inc. announced the allocation of a $128,404 International Neighbour of Choice grant –to be shared between The Becket Players Foundation, NOVA West Island and West Island Community Shares – in honour of the positive impact these organizations have had on West Island families and youth over the years. Established in the 1990s, the Merck Neighbour of Choice program is designed to support the outstanding work by non-profit organizations whose mission is to improve the quality of life of people and preserve the environment in the communities where Merck operates. From left to right: Mr. Chirfi Guindo, President and Managing Director, Merck Canada Inc.; Ms. Marie-France Juneau, Executive Director, NOVA West Island; Mr. Joseph Savattiere, President, The Becket Players Foundation; Ms. Leanne Bayer, Executive Director, West Island Community Shares; Ms. Jamie Orchard, Senior Anchor, Global Montreal; and Mr. Geoffrey Kelley, MNA for Jacques-Cartier and Minister responsible for Aboriginal Affairs.

 

SOURCE Merck Canada Inc.

Image with caption: "At a celebration held on Monday, November 21, Merck Canada Inc. announced the allocation of a $128,404 International Neighbour of Choice grant –to be shared between The Becket Players Foundation, NOVA West Island and West Island Community Shares – in honour of the positive impact these organizations have had on West Island families and youth over the years. Established in the 1990s, the Merck Neighbour of Choice program is designed to support the outstanding work by non-profit organizations whose mission is to improve the quality of life of people and preserve the environment in the communities where Merck operates. From left to right: Mr. Chirfi Guindo, President and Managing Director, Merck Canada Inc.; Ms. Marie-France Juneau, Executive Director, NOVA West Island; Mr. Joseph Savattiere, President, The Becket Players Foundation; Ms. Leanne Bayer, Executive Director, West Island Community Shares; Ms. Jamie Orchard, Senior Anchor, Global Montreal; and Mr. Geoffrey Kelley, MNA for Jacques-Cartier and Minister responsible for Aboriginal Affairs. (CNW Group/Merck Canada Inc.)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20161122_C7955_PHOTO_EN_824208.jpg

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