Soirée SUBLIME de Leucan: $402,150 to transform cancer into something sublime and help cancer-stricken children

MONTREAL, Nov. 3, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Tonight, over 400 guests attended the Soirée SUBLIME de Leucan, presented by RBC Royal Bank, which raised $402,150 for cancer-stricken children. To help Leucan transform cancer into something sublime, guests took part in a spellbinding event where gastronomy and circus arts blended with visual art projects from artist-painter Carol Bernier who rendered the terrible disease of cancer into works of art instilling a sense of hope.

Emmanuel Bilodeau was our brilliant master of ceremonies for this highly emotional evening. Guests gathered around the table to savour a gastronomic menu created by Chef Laurent Godbout from Chez L'épicier. Artists from Cirque Éloize dazzled guests while the works of artist-painter Carole Bernier, sold in support of Leucan, caught everyone's eye!

Leucan's annual benefit evening would not have been such a success without the support of Honorary President Martin Thibodeau, President, Quebec Headquarters, RBC Royal Bank. Leucan also wants to underscore the generous involvement of the Chair of the Ambassadors Committee, Luc Bisaillon, Managing Director, National Client Group – Quebec, RBC Royal Bank, and all the ambassadors: Marie-Line Beauchamp (Imvescor Restaurant Group Inc.), Alain Belcourt (RBC Royal Bank), Germain Bureau (RBC Royal Bank), Rosie Caputo (RBC Royal Bank), Alain Champagne (Optimé International), Céline Charron (Illico Hodes), Josée Comtois (RBC Wealth Management, Private Banking), Angelo D'Amico (D'Amico Family Wealth Management Group RBC Dominion Securities Inc.), Alexandre Lafond (Premium Human Resources), Xavier Paillat (Keurig Canada, Van Houtte coffee services) Rhéaume Perreault, CIRC, Adm. A. (Fasken Martineau), Catherine Privé (Alia Consulting), Enzo Reda (Viau Food Products Inc.), Sandra Silva da Costa (Arbonne), Manon Théorêt (RBC Royal Bank).

Further, Leucan would like to thank artist-painter Carol Bernier for her generous collaboration with Leucan, as well as all partners, sponsors, and donors, including RBC Royal Bank, Arbonne, and SAQ.

For more than 35 years, Leucan has been supporting cancer-stricken children and their families from the day of diagnosis through every stage of the disease. As a loyal ally of hundreds of families and thousands of members across Quebec, the Association provides specific and personalized services delivered by a qualified team with a cutting edge expertise. Leucan also funds clinical research and the Leucan Information Centre. With its many offices, Leucan is present throughout Quebec.



For further information: Guillaume Rivest, Communications and Social Media Adviser, Leucan, 514 731-3696, ext. 203,


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