Encourage local artists

Encourage local artists


Diffusion culturelle de Lévis announces that its 30th Artwork Auction will take the form, for the third consecutive year, of an online silent auction to be held from October 16, 1 p.m., to November 13, 5 p.m. Fifty (50) paintings and sculptures by artists from our region and a few pieces by great masters will be offered. Organized in partnership with the Greater Lévis Chamber of Commerce and Industry, this auction is held for the benefit of artists and the Louise-Carrier Exhibition Center (CELC). The exhibition of the selected works will be presented at the CELC from October 16 to November 13. The opening will take place on Sunday, October 16, at 1:30 p.m. Bidding on one or more of them is very easy by following the connection link which will be available from tomorrow, 1 p.m., at https://centrelouise-carrier.com. In the photo, a watercolor on paper by André Garant, Untitled (Quebec, view of Lévis). 

Hi Gou!

Michel Goulet, fifth-best left winger in the NHL with 1,152 points (including 548 goals) in 1,089 games and second-best scorer in Quebec Nordiques history with 946 points (including 456 goals) in 813 games, and member of the Hall of Fame hockey, played his role as honorary president of the 8th Le Cercle Hockey Pool held on October 11 at Le Portofino restaurant in Ste-Foy. Freshly landed a few days ago from Denver, Colorado, where he has lived since his retirement in 1994, the “Gou” was very generous, distributing autographs and handshakes to the many “poolers” on site. In the photo, he is surrounded, from left to right, by the co-founders of Pool Le Cercle: Pierre Samson, Étienne Massé and Vincent Bernier.   

The return of the benefit cocktail

After two virtual presentations, the 48th benefit cocktail of the Center Durocher, for the benefit of the children of Lower Town Quebec, will be held on Wednesday, November 2, at 5:30 p.m. at the organization's premises located at 680, rue Raoul -Jobin. Presented under the honorary presidency of Jean-François Lafrance(photo), pharmacist-owner affiliated with Familiprix, Familiprix Jean-François Lafrance pharmacies in the Quebec City region, this cocktail is the main source of funding for the Durocher Center and provides its youth community with access to educational, preventive and recreational. Bites, beers, wines, networking and an interactive auction will be on the menu, as well as valet parking. Information, to make a donation or to participate in the benefit cocktail ($150): https://www.centredurocher.org.

In memory

October 15, 1989. Wayne Gretzky passes Gordie Howeto become the NHL's all-time leading scorer. Gretzky surpasses Howe's record of 1,850 points and receives a three-minute standing ovation from the crowd of 17,503 at Edmonton's Northlands Coliseum. Play is stopped for a 15-minute celebration that includes Howe and Gretzky's parents. 


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