MONTREAL, Feb. 16, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - The Tuques Bleues Celebration, 15th anniversary edition, begins at 5:45 p.m. tonight on Mont Royal, a benefit event organized by Les amis de la montagne and their partners in support of education and conservation programs on Mont Royal, as part of Montréal en lumière.
PHOTO OP NOT TO BE MISSED:
- A gathering of hundreds of Montrealers at Maison Smith in Mont-Royal Park, sporting snowshoes, blue toques and traditional sashes;
- The participation of business people and politicians including founding president of Les amis de la montagne, Peter A. Howlett, C.M., honorary co-chairs of the event Cyril Bendahan, Regional Vice President, Group Benefits, Manulife Financial and Michel Leblanc, President and CEO, Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal, and Alan De Sousa, vice chairman of the executive committee of the Ville de Montréal, responsible for sustainable development, the environment and parks;
- Illuminated figures and original projections by a VJ at Maison Smith and the Chalet du Mont-Royal;
- Two shots of a ceremonial canon of the 2nd Field Regiment of the Royal Canadian Artillery to signal the start of the snowshoe race and the walk.
|DATE||Thursday, February 16, 2012|
|| 5:45 p.m. = participant arrival and welcome
6:30 p.m. = departure of the snowshoe race
6:40 p.m. = departure of the snowshoe walk
7-10 p.m. = buffet and festivities at the Chalet near the lookout
|LOCATION|| Maison Smith, 1260 Chemin Remembrance, Mont-Royal Park
Note: Members of the media are requested to confirm their presence with Gabrielle Korn at the coordinates below.
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