60 teams will take on this challenge organized by the Fondation du maire : le Montréal inc. de demain
MONTREAL, March 27, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - The first edition of the Rallye Montréal inc.will take place Wednesday, May 23, as of 1 p.m. This unique and recreational event organized by the Fondation du maire: le Montréal inc. de demain challenges you to gather your team and explore Montreal's downtown core on a BIXI, to discover clues and take on challenges that may lead you to victory.
The goal is not only to raise funds that will be invested in start-up bursaries and programs supporting Montreal's young entrepreneurs, but also to develop team spirit and create enriching exchanges amongst the 300 participants, the volunteers, and the many partners and grantees of the Foundation.
"We are delighted that Mr. Pierre Pomerleau, President and CEO of Pomerleau accepted the Rallye Montréal inc.'s presidency of honour. " declares Liette Lamonde, the Executive Director of the Foundation, who has been spearheading the organisation for the last 7 years. "Mr. Pomerleau is a great model of what constitutes a successful entrepreneur, which is truly aligned with the mission and role of the Foundation." she adds.
"Team spirit and implication in the community are fundamental values for any business." states Mr. Pierre Pomerleau. "I am happy to contribute, along with the Foundation, to the development of tomorrow's Montreal inc., and would like to challenge other Montreal business leaders to form their team and come support Montreal's young entrepreneurs".
Registration forms for individuals and teams are available on the Rallye Montréal inc. web site.
What: Rallye Montréal inc.
When: Wednesday May 23, 2012, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. (followed by a cocktail)
Where: Downtown Montreal
About the Fondation du maire : le Montréal inc. de demain
The Foundation invests in the creation, growth and continued support of promising businesses to contribute to the development of Montreal's next generation of entrepreneurs. Since 1996, the Foundation has awarded more than $ 5 million to 751 companies that have, in turn, created over 2,220 jobs, and contributed to investments of over $ 39 million on the territory of the urban agglomeration of Montreal.
Image with caption: "The first edition of the Rallye Montréal inc., a recreational and unique way to support the Fondation du maire: le Montréal inc. de demain, fostering the success of a new generation of Montreal entrepreneurs, will take place downtown Montreal on May 23rd, as of 1 p.m. (CNW Group/Fondation du maire : le Montréal inc. de demain)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20120327_C7717_PHOTO_EN_11552.jpg
For further information:
Fondation du maire : le Montréal inc. de demain
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