MONTREAL, Oct. 16, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Sports and business personalities will come together on October 24 for a benefit gala in honour of the Bruny Surin Foundation. The foundation promotes education for high-school and post-secondary students by allocating study and sports scholarships. Last year, the VPP Group, part of National Bank Financial, raised more than 80,000 dollars thanks to the generosity of the Montreal business community.
|WHAT||VPP Group Benefit Gala 2012 in aid of the Bruny Surin Foundation|
|WHEN||Wednesday, October 24 at 5.30 pm|
|WHERE||Ristorante CAVALLI, 2040 Peel St.|
This 3rd edition of the benefit gala will be jointly hosted by the following personalities:
- Bruny Surin
Sprinter and Olympic gold medallist
- François Dumontier
President and CEO
F1 Canadian Grand Prix
- François-Jean Coutu
Jean Coutu Group
Athletes who have already confirmed their presence include Joannie Rochette, Annie Pelletier, Alexandre Bilodeau, Benoît Huot and Jean Pascal, plus celebrities Fabienne Larouche and Georges Laraque.
About the VPP Group
The Vo-Dignard Provost Primeau Group, part of National Bank Financial is a full-service cabinet specialized in wealth management for high net worth clients, including entrepreneurs, professionals and executives. The VPP Group offers, both directly and through experts, personalized solutions in the areas of portfolio management, financial and estate planning, private banking, insurance and philanthropy.
SOURCE: Bruny Surin Foundation
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