Empty your bag!

Empty your bag!

BET À DAY

Vide ta sacoche’s fifth annual collection campaign is underway (until the end of November) and aims to collect unopened, unused and unexpired hygiene and cosmetic products. The donations collected will allow Vide ta sacoche to prepare and distribute gift bags filled with care for vulnerable people in our community, including women, youth and seniors. Vide ta sacoche's goal for 2022 is to offer 4,000 gift bags in collaboration with several organizations in the Capitale-Nationale and Chaudière-Appalaches regions. The list of drop-off points is available at www.videtasacoche.com. In the photo, from left to right: Marie-Andrée Roy, board member of Vide ta sacoche; Marie-Ève ​​Bélanger, representative of Desjardins, a major campaign partner; Amélie Guimont and Émilie Villeneuve, board members of Vide ta sacoche, and Marie-Anik Shoiry, founder and general manager of Vide ta sacoche.

A moving and dynamic return to school!

The members of the Rotary Club of Saint-Nicolas met on September 22nd with many guests to mark the new year, welcome new members, hand over the first Telebingo checks to organizations and highlight the work accomplished by the former MP for the riding of Chutes-de-la-Chaudière, Marc Picard, for 19 years by presenting him with Rotary's highest recognition: the Paul Harris Fellow. The Rotarians of Saint-Nicolas are involved in six organizations through various charitable actions. Pictured, from left: Daniel Raymond, president of the Rotary Club of Saint-Nicolas; former deputy Marc Picard and Marcel Noël, CEO of the Rotary Club of Saint-Nicolas.

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Martin Rousseau, from Quebec, recently organized an original fundraiser for the benefit of the Gilles Kegle Foundation. Martin convinced a few of his friends to accompany him to the hairdresser for the challenge of having his beard and hair shaved off. The initiative paid off, since the sum of $2,365 was donated to the foundation, which carries out more than 800 home visits per week in Quebec, but also in the regions of Vanier, Beaupré and of Charlesbourg. In the photo, Martin Rousseau, before going to the hairdresser, in the company of Gilles Kegle.

In memory

September 29, 2007. The Los Angeles Kings and Anaheim Ducks bring the NHL to England for the first time when they face off at the O2 Arena in London (pictured) for the first of two regular season games in the Premiere Series .

Birthdays

Mario LaRue (photo), kinesiologist and owner of the Center Form Action in Pont-Rouge, 62 years old…Benoit Pouliot, Franco-Ontarian who led a 12 season career in the NHL with, among others Les Canadiens (2010-2011), 36 years old…Gilles Myrand, former municipal councilor in Sainte-Foy, from 1981 to 1993, 75 years old…Anne Fortier, dental hygienist from Quebec… Warren Cromartie, with the Expos from 1974 to 1983, 69 years… Lech Walesa, ex-president of Poland , 78 years old…Silvio Berlusconi, former head of the Italian government, 86 years old… Jerry Lee Lewis, American rock and roll pioneer, 87 years old. 

Missing

September 29, 2020: Helen Reddy (photo), 78, Australian singer… 2018: Gordon Donald Simons,89 years old, Quebec businessman at the helm of the Quebec clothing chain Simons, from 1952 until 1996… 2017: Lioudmila Belooussova, 81 years old, Soviet figure skater, champion Olympic Games (1964, 1968)… 2016: Micheline Pelletier, 72 years old, Mayor of Sainte-Anne-des-Monts… 2015: Phil Woods, 83&nbsp ;years old, American saxophonist… 2015: Dr Aylmer Baker, 76 years old, chiropractor from Quebec… 2014: J.P. Auclair, 37 years old, pioneer of freestyle skiing in Quebec… 2010: Tony Curtis, 85 years old, American actor… 2006:Cardinal Louis-Albert Vachon , 94 years old, Archbishop of Quebec from 1981 to 1990… 1999: Jean-Louis Millette, 64 years old, Quebec comedian… 1996: Claire Bonenfant, 71 years old, great figure of feminism in Quebec.

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