MONTREAL, Oct. 21 /CNW Telbec/ - Members of the media are invited to The Soirée du Courage hosted by Jack Layton in support of PROCURE, a Quebec based prostate cancer charity. Close to 350 guests will be in attendance with Mr. Layton, who counts himself as one of the 25 500 men (4 400 in Quebec) diagnosed with prostate cancer in Canada this year alone.
The Gala will take place in Montreal on Tuesday October 26th at the Hyatt Regency Hotel located in Complexe Desjardins. Popular television and radio host, Jean Pagé, who battled the disease 13 years ago, will be the Master of Ceremonies and will present a unique research initiative spearheaded by the charity: the PROCURE Quebec Prostate Cancer BIOBANK. He will be accompanied by Dr. Fred Saad, Chief of Urologic Oncology at the CHUM and Principal Investigator of the CHUM Biobank.
|6:30||Cocktail and silent auction|
|7:30||Dinner and presentation|
|9:50|| Art auction featuring professional and amateur Quebec artists
|Who:||Jack Layton, Jean Pagé, Dr. Fred Saad, PROCURE|
|What:||The Soirée du Courage benefitting PROCURE|
|When:||Tuesday October 26th, 6:30 pm|
|Where:||Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1255 Jeanne-Mance|
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