/R E P E A T -- Media Invitation - Grand departure of the climbers taking
part in Les trois mousquetons/

MONTREAL, April 1 /CNW Telbec/ - The spokesman for the Fondation Centre de cancérologie Charles-Bruneau, Mr. Pierre Bruneau, proudly invites media representatives to Montréal-Trudeau International Airport to attend the grand departure of the 61 adventurers who will climb to Everest Base Camp (Asia) and to the summits of Mount Kilimanjaro (Africa) and Mount Elbrous (Europe) from April 3 to 22, 2010, as part of the project titled Les trois mousquetons.

This great adventure will include two departures:

    
    KILIMANJARO AND EVEREST BASE CAMP     ELBROUS
    SATURDAY, APRIL 3, 2010,              TUESDAY, APRIL 6, 2010,
    AT 4:15 P.M.                          AT 5:15 P.M.
    Montréal-Trudeau International        Montréal-Trudeau International
    Airport,                              Airport,
    Air KLM (4:15pm) and Air Canada       Air France counter
    counter (4:45pm)
    975, Roméo-Vachon Nord                975, Roméo-Vachon Nord
    Dorval, QC H4Y 1H1                    Dorval, QC H4Y 1H1
    

The departures will take place in the presence of:

    
    - Mr. Daniel Boucher, Quebec author-composer-performer, who will scale
      Kilimanjaro.
    - Mr. Pierre Bruneau, TVA news anchor, who will climb to Everest Base
      Camp.
    - Mr. Benoit Gagnon, radio and television host, who will brave Mount
      Elbrous.
    - Émilie Dagenais, Kassandra Dufour and Raphaël Hamel, our valiant
      mousquetaires.
    

Please note that Daniel Boucher and Pierre Bruneau will be available for interviews at the time of the first departure. Benoît Gagnon, for his part, will be available at the time of the second departure.

To request an interview, please contact David Letky, coordinator of the event, at 514 219-6350.

Les trois mousquetons

This ambitious project will involve the simultaneous ascent of three mountains on three different continents, with the objective of reaching their respective summits on the same day. In April 2010, therefore, three teams of climbers will attempt to reach Everest Base Camp (Asia) and the summits of Mount Kilimanjaro (Africa) and Mount Elbrous (Europe). The three summits should be reached on Thursday, April 15, 2010.

Financial objective

The objective of this grand adventure is to raise $1 million in support of the Fondation Centre de cancérologie Charles-Bruneau.

Encourage our climber

To follow the climbers during their ascent as part of Les trois mousquetons: www.lestroissommets.qc.ca.

SOURCE Fondation Centre de cancérologie Charles-Bruneau

For further information: For further information: David Letky, public relations officer for Les trois mousquetons, Fondation Centre de cancérologie Charles-Bruneau, (514) 256-0404, extension 230, Cell.: (514) 219-6350, dletky@charlesbruneau.qc.ca

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