/R E P E A T -- Media invitation - Closing ceremony of the Tour CIBC Charles-Bruneau - A far-reaching trip for children with cancer/



    MONTREAL, July 9 /CNW Telbec/ - The Fondation Centre de cancérologie
Charles-Bruneau invites media representatives to the cyclists finish and the
closing ceremony of the 13th edition of the Tour CIBC Charles-Bruneau, to be
held at the Montreal City Hall and to be attended by the mayor of Montreal, Mr
Gérald Tremblay. At that occasion, the amount of money raised for the benefit
of the Fondation Centre de cancérologie Charles-Bruneau will also be
announced.
    The spokesperson of the Tour 2008, Delson Lafrenière, the spokesperson of
the Fondation Centre de cancérologie Charles-Bruneau, Pierre Bruneau, and the
cyclists will all be at the event to share the rich experiences made
throughout the trip. The children who were paired with the cyclists as well as
their families will also be at the ceremony to give the cyclists a warm
welcome.
    From July 7 to 10 July, our intrepid cyclists covered 600 km, leading
them from Montreal to Drummondville, over Sherbrooke and
St-Jean-sur-Richelieu. Throughout the trek, they wore the photo of a sick
child on their heart, reminding them of the importance of continuing the fight
against cancer.

    
    The event will take place in the presence of:

    - Delson Lafrenière (16 years), spokesperson of the Tour CIBC Charles-
      Bruneau, presently in remission of a cancer
    - Pierre Bruneau, spokesperson of the Fondation Centre de cancérologie
      Charles-Bruneau
    - Sylvain Vinet, Senior Vice-President, Retail Distribution, Eastern
      Canada, CIBC
    - Gérald Tremblay, Mayor of Montreal

        the closing ceremony will take place:
        Thursday, July 10, 2008, 4:30 pm
        Montreal City Hall
        275, Notre-Dame St. E
    

    About the Fondation

    Established in 1990, the Fondation Centre de cancérologie Charles-Bruneau
is a non-profit agency. Its mission is to give children with cancer the best
chances of recovery by supporting research and financing the creation and
continued development of the Centre de cancérologie Charles-Bruneau of the CHU
Sainte-Justine. The Fondation believes that children have a right to receive
the best care available so they can all say one day: "When I grow up, I will
be cured!" For complete information, visit the website at
www.charlesbruneau.qc.ca.




For further information:

For further information: Véronique Arsenault/Ariane Morin-Trudel, Morin
Public Relations, (514) 289-8688, ext. 227 /ext. 234, Cell.: (514) 923-9371,
veronique@morinrp.com

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