MONTREAL, Sept. 29 /CNW Telbec/ - The 11th edition of the Founder's Award Campaign golf tournament of The Kidney Foundation of Canada was held on September 21 at the prestigious Royal Montreal Golf Club. The Chairman, Mr. Luciano D'Ignazio, CA, Partner at Schwartz Levitsky Feldman LLP and Honorary President, Mr. Tony Loffreda, C.P.A., Regional Vice-President, Commercial Financial Services, Quebec West, RBC Royal Bank, assumed the leadership of this tournament which raised $120 000. This sum will help to finance medical research, to advocate for access to high quality healthcare and to promote organ donation.
It would be impossible to hold an event of this kind without the support of sponsors; we commend and congratulate them for their generosity.
The Founder's Award Campaign Gala will be held on November 18, 2009 at Le Windsor Ballrooms. For information, please contact Mrs. Linda Pellas at (514) 938-4515, #227 or visit our web site : www.kidney.ca/quebec.
About The Kidney Foundation of Canada
Founded in 1964, The Kidney Foundation of Canada is a national volunteer agency whose objective is to alleviate the burden of kidney disease on patients and families and on society at large. The Kidney Foundation finances research on kidney disease, offers education and support programs, facilitates access to quality care and raises public awareness of the importance of maintaining healthy kidneys and consenting to organ donation.
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SOURCE Kidney Foundation of Canada
For further information: For further information: Caroline Duguay, The Kidney Foundation of Canada, Québec Branch, (514) 938-4515, #225