MONTREAL, Oct. 6 /CNW Telbec/ - Many experts agree that the first five years of a child's life can set the stage for his or her future. The Lucie and André Chagnon Foundation is working to promote a better understanding of child development from birth through five years of age, as well as the importance of a parent's role in the successful and comfortable start of a child's school years.
André Chagnon, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Lucie and André Chagnon Foundation, cordially invites members of the media to the launch of a major campaign to raise awareness of the importance of the early childhood years and the value of the role parents play.
Datebook: Wednesday, October 7, 2009
Where: Centre communautaire et sportif N.D.A.
2570, rue Nicolet
Montréal, H1W 3L5
9:30 a.m.: Technical briefing by early childhood specialists:
- Julie Brousseau, PhD, Early Childhood Advisor, Lucie and
André Chagnon Foundation
- Germain Duclos, Psychoeducator, Remedial Teacher and
author of books about children
- Claire Gascon Giard, General Coordinator, Centre of
Excellence for Early Childhood Development, and Director,
Centre de Psycho-Éducation du Québec
10:30 a.m.: News conference
11:15 a.m.: Filming and photographing of children at the Halte Répit
Hochelaga Maisonneuve (next to the Centre N.D.A.)
SOURCE LUCIE AND ANDRE CHAGNON FOUNDATION
For further information: For further information: Sophie Labelle, (514) 282-4605, firstname.lastname@example.org; Source: Lucie and André Chagnon Foundation