MONTREAL, Nov. 29, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Almost $100,000 was raised on November 16 during the fourth benefit event organized by the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation's Emerging Leaders Committee and Joannie Rochette, spokesperson for the evening. Nearly 400 young professionals attended the event.
This one-of-a-kind cocktail dinner took place at Au Sommet Place Ville Marie, where guests were able to admire the city's magnificent skyline at night. Entertainment for the evening included temporary tattoos by Antoine Tava, wonderful urban frescoes signed by artist-painters Olivier Dumoulin and Sandrine Dufour, and musical beats by duo Hot n' Cold and DJ Alain Vinet.
The Heart Beat benefit event was an enormous success thanks to spokesperson Joannie Rochette and partners Groupe Park Avenue, National Bank Independent Network, Budget Propane, Lowe's, Pomerleau, PWL, and Air Canada with their contribution to the silent auction of two round-trip tickets for a destination in North America.
Engaged youth The Foundation's Emerging Leaders Committee is made up of a group of young professional leaders whose goal is to promote the Montreal Heart Institute among young people, and raise funds for the Foundation.
Members of the Emerging Leaders Committee are: Adriana Embiricos, President, Christian Bavota, Andréanne Bergeron, Marie-Claude Bergeron, Janie Brunelle, Dr. Julia Cadrin-Tourigny, Élodie Côté-Jacques, Catherine Ferland Trudel, Patrick Fouquette, Félix Fournier, Dr. Marc Jolicoeur, Jean-Philippe Joyal, Jamie Lockwood, Catherine Marchand, Philippe Martin, Dr. Nathan Messas, Marie-Laurence Migneault, Olivier Rénald, Rami Sayar, and Dr. Rafik Tadros.
About the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation The mission of the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation is to raise and administer funds to support the Institute's priority and innovative projects and help its fight against cardiovascular disease, the number-one cause of death worldwide. Since its creation in 1977, the Foundation has donated close to 237 million dollars to the Montreal Heart Institute.
SOURCE Montreal Heart Institute Foundation
For further information: Corinne Sévigny, Principal Director, Communications Marketing, Montreal Heart Institute Foundation, Tel.: 514 376-3330, ext. 3055, facebook.com/institutcardiologiemontreal, @icmtl