Merck Donates over $125,000 to the West Island Community
Oct 31, 2017, 11:05 ET
KIRKLAND, QC, Oct. 31, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - On October 30th, Merck Canada Inc.'s President Chirfi Guindo presented a cheque totalling more than $125,000 for the International Neighbour of Choice award at a "masquerade" celebration held at the company's head office in Kirkland. This year's recipients, The West Island Palliative Care Residence, NOVA West Island and West Island Community Shares, were honoured for the positive impact they have made in the West Island. The Merck International Neighbour of Choice program is designed to support the outstanding work by non-profit organizations whose mission is to improve the quality of life of people and preserve the environment in the communities where Merck operates. From left to right: Mr. Geoffrey Kelley, Member of the National Assembly for Jacques-Cartier, Minister responsible for Native Affairs; Ms. Leanne Bayer, Executive Director, West Island Community Shares; Ms. Teresa Dellar, Executive Director and Co-Founder, West Island Palliative Care Residence; Ms. Marie-France Juneau, Executive Director, NOVA West Island; and Mr. Chirfi Guindo, President and Managing Director, Merck Canada Inc.
SOURCE Merck Canada Inc.
For further information: Media Contacts: Dominique Quirion, Merck Canada Inc., (514) 428-3469, [email protected]; Astrid Morin, NATIONAL Public Relations, (514) 843-2374, [email protected]
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