Lyse Brunet joins the Lucie and André Chagnon Foundation

    MONTREAL, Sept. 24 /CNW Telbec/ - Mr. André Chagnon, Chairman and CEO of
the Lucie and André Chagnon Foundation, is pleased to announce the appointment
of Ms. Lyse Brunet as General Manager of Québec Enfants, which works in the
field of early childhood.
    Ms. Brunet has held management positions with Centraide of Greater
Montreal since 1997. She served as that organization's Vice-President - Social
Development for eight years. She has an extensive background in community
action, philanthropy and multi-sectorial partnerships.
    Prior to that, after devoting years to research and teaching, Lyse Brunet
had worked in the field, heading a Quebec association and a community
organization. She later served as Assistant - Inter-municipal Affairs in the
office of the Mayor of Montreal.
    "It gives us great pleasure to welcome Lyse Brunet into our management
team. Her extensive experience, her leadership talents and her skills at
bringing people together will contribute to the development of Québec Enfants
and the success of this important activity for our Foundation," declared André
    In Quebec's early childhood services and initiatives environment, Québec
Enfants supports the engagement of local communities dedicated to contributing
to the overall development of young children so as to ensure a successful
start at school.
    The Lucie and André Chagnon Foundation will dedicate to Québec Enfants
the sum of $250 million over 10 years.

    About the Lucie and André Chagnon Foundation:

    The Lucie and André Chagnon Foundation wishes to contribute to the
development and improvement of health through poverty and disease prevention
focused primarily on children and their parents. In this respect, the
Foundation targets the educational success of young Quebecers in an
environment where healthy lifestyle habits prevail.

For further information:

For further information: Jean Serge Grisé, Director, Communications and
Public Affairs, Lucie and André Chagnon Foundation, (514) 380-2001, extension

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