/R E P E A T -- Media invitation - The Impact, The Alouettes and The Canadiens alumni will join Mayor Denis Coderre at the PROCURE Walk of Courage on June 21/

MONTREAL, May 27, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - On behalf of PROCURE, Robin Burns, Father John Walsh and Jean Pagé invite members of the media to the 9th edition of the Walk of Courage on Sunday, June 21 at Parc Jean-Drapeau. Mayor Denis Coderre will be the Honorary President of this 5 km walk that brings together hundreds of Quebecers to celebrate Father's Day while supporting a cause they care about. Montreal Impact President Joey Saputo and his players will join Alouettes President Mark Weightman and the team cheerleaders as well as Canadiens alumnus Gilbert Delorme in helping raise awareness about prostate cancer. 

All proceeds from this event will go to PROCURE, the only charitable organisation in Quebec exclusively dedicated to the fight against prostate cancer through research, awareness, education and support programs for patients and their families – including a new 24/7 help line.

This year, 4,600 Quebecers will be diagnosed with prostate cancer and 1 in 7 men will be affected during their lifetime.

To register for the Walk of Courage, visit www.marcheducourage.ca  

 

WHAT:

9th edition of the PROCURE Walk of Courage



WHO:

Denis Coderre, Montreal Mayor
Robin Burns, Father John Walsh and Jean Pagé, PROCURE
Joey Saputo, Montreal Impact President and his players 
Mark Weightman, Montreal Alouettes President and the team cheerleaders
Gilbert Delorme, Canadiens alumnus                       



WHEN:

Sunday, June 21 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
9:00 a.m.: media interviews 
10:00 a.m.: beginning of the Walk
12 :00 p.m.: end of the Walk and beginning of the picnic
1:30 p.m.: end of the event



WHERE:

Parc Jean-Drapeau, parking P2

 

SOURCE PROCURE

Image with caption: "Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre cuts the blue ribbon before joining hundreds of Montrealers for the 2014 PROCURE Walk of Courage at Parc Jean-Drapeau in support of the fight against prostate cancer (CNW Group/PROCURE)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20150618_C7485_PHOTO_EN_17050.jpg

For further information: To confirm your presence or schedule an interview with a PROCURE spokesperson, contact: Cristelle Basmaji, Youville, 514-952-5546, cristelle.basmaji@youvillecc.com


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