At the conclusion of the Philanthropic Ball, presented by the Jeunes Philanthropes de Québec (JPQ) on September 7th at the Diamant de Québec, a sum of $35,000 was donated to Moisson Québec (photo). Nicolas Duvernois, founder and CEO of Duvernois Esprits Créatifs, as honorary president, and Jessika Dénommée in her role as event ambassador, highlighted how this money will help reduce food insecurity and thus improve the quality of life of people in difficult social situations. Economic situation. Since 2009, the Young Philanthropists of Quebec have been working to promote philanthropy among young entrepreneurs in the Quebec region. Their goal is to make a positive impact within their community.
Wine and cheese evening
Philippe Giguere (Photo), pharmacists of the pharmacy G. Fleury, M. Lajoie & P. Giguère, pharmacist-owners affiliated to the Brunet network, accepted the honorary presence at the 2023 wine and cheese evening of the Foundation and Club Richelieu Québec –Ancienne-Lorette, which takes place on Saturday, October 21st at the Patro Roc-Amadour in Quebec. The profits generated will be used by the Foundation and the Club to support their works: Maison Jean Lafrance, Maison Richelieu, Hébergement Jeunesse, Patro Roc-Amadour, Maison des jeunesse de L’Ancienne-Lorette and Cadet Corps 2846 Richelieu L’Ancienne-Lorette and other organizations that help young people. To purchase tickets and donate: Claudia Lavoie at 418 609-1153.
Playing tennis at the L’Ancienne-Lorette outdoor club, this Passionate League group (photo) had an excellent season, without forgetting that there are still great playing days ahead of us. Congratulations to the group organizer, Margot Douville, fourth person, second row, who spared no effort in planning the schedules throughout the season. As you can see, tennis is a sport for life, regardless of age.
Robert Bellisle (Photo), President and CEO of QSL, the largest operator of port terminals and stevedores on the axis of the Saint Lawrence River and the Great Lakes, accepted the honorary presidency of the 2nde OCTAGONE cocktail to benefit the Valcartier Military Family Resource Center Foundation (CRFMV), which will take place on Thursday, October 19, at the Cercle de la Garrison de Québec. With this cocktail, the foundation aims to bring together in a prestigious location influential figures from the greater Capitale-Nationale, Chaudière-Appalaches and elsewhere in Quebec from the business, political, political, diplomatic and military hierarchy. The goal this year is to raise $200,000. OCTAGONE is the code name of the Second Quebec Conference (top photo), which took place on September 12, 1944, three months after the Normandy landings. At this historic meeting, the leaders of Britain and the United States put the finishing touches to the plan that would lead to the Allies’ final victory in World War II and prepare for the postwar period. Cocktail information: www.fondationcrfmv.com
Guy St Laurent (photo), author and retired journalist Quebec Journal78 years old… Lucie CloutierMarketing coordinator for the investor team of Jean-Maurice Vézina, financial planner… Trevor Douglas Gretzky, Son of Wayne Gretzky, 31 years old… François Olivier RobergeFormer member of the Canadian Olympic speed skating team, 38 years old… Prince Harryyoungest son of Prince Charles, 39 years old… Marie-Josée VezinaWife of Éric Pichette from Qualinet, 47 years old… Mark GriffinBaseball analyst on radio and television, 55 years old… Richard BrodeurAMH/NHL goalkeeper (1972-88), with the Nordiques from 1972 to 1979, 71 years old… Oliver Stone, Director, screenwriter and producer, 76 years old… Tommy Lee Jones, American actor, 76 years old.
September 15, 2022: Jeanne Renaud (Photo), 94 years old, dancer, choreographer, teacher and artistic director from Quebec, considered one of the great founders of contemporary dance in Quebec… 2021: Norman Bailey, 88 years old, British baritone, naturalized American, known for his roles in Wagner’s operas… 2019: Ric Ocasek75, singer of the American group The Cars (Drive, Just what I need And You might think)… 2015: Jacques Henri Gagnon81 years old, former general manager of Radio-Canada in Quebec… 2014: Claude A. Simard, 72 years old, Canadian painter… 2012: Pierre Mondy87 years old, French actor, comedian and director… 2008: Richard Wright65, founding member and keyboardist of Pink Floyd… 2004: Johnny Ramone, 55 years old, guitarist of the punk rock music group Ramones… 1915: Ernest Gagnon, 80 years old, organist at the Church of Saint-Jean-Baptiste and at the Basilica of Quebec for several years, Quebec folklorist and historian.
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