Omnium Quebec Celebrities

Quebec Open Celebrities

BID À DAY

On July 7, the first Omnium Québec Celebrities (replacing the Anciens Nordiques golf tournament) was held in the alleys of the Cap-Rouge Golf Club, which brought together 180 participants for the benefit of the Maurice Tanguay Foundation. An amount of $80,000 was raised during this Omnium, which brought together 25 sports personalities and 155 members of the business community. Two teams brought back cards of 59 (-13), namely that of Jacques Tanguay, Patrick Roy, Julien Gagnon, André Jolicoeur and Louis-Charles Godin, and the other which appears in the photo and which was declared the winner after a short deliberation. From left to right: Bernard Tremblay, Denis Desharnais, Carl Beaudoin and Marc Fortier (not pictured, Denis Lamoureux). 

Attentive spectator

Former professional hockey player Marc Tardif, who mostly wore the colors of the WHA's Quebec Nordiques, was an attentive spectator during the recent U-12 Provincial Tennis Tournament presented at the club of L'Ancienne-Lorette. His grandson Antoinewas part of the tournament and unfortunately bowed out during the encounter for 3rd and 4th places. Olivier Charest, from Lévis, and Maya Iacoban won the top honors of the tournament. The president of the club, Doris Moisan, specified that this event, which lends a hand to the next generation of tennis, was a success all along the line, thanks to the diligent work of the volunteers, in particular the board of directors, which hand in hand in this adventure. In the photo, Marc Tardif and his grandson Antoine. 

A appreciated gift

The Lévis-based company Transit, the largest auto parts distribution company in Eastern Canada, recently offered the Grenier Alimentaire a laptop computer valued at $1,400. Le Grenier, a food security organization in Lévis, offers food aid and support services to individuals and families in greater Lévis in need, in collaboration with community partners. In the photo, from left to right: Rachel Leblanc, Director of Human Resources at Transit, Stéphane Clavet, General Manager of Le Grenier, and Normen Dion >, director of IT at Transit.

In remembrance

July 23, 2002. Pope John Paul II arrives at Toronto to participate in the 17th World Youth Day (WYD). He is welcomed by Prime Minister Jean Chrétien and young people from all Canadian dioceses. He gave a speech in French and English in which he explained that he had vivid memories of his first trip to the country in 1984.  

Anniversary

The brothers Claude and Guy Fournier (photo), respectively film and television director and host-columnist at Journal de Québec, 91 years old… Daniel Radcliffe, actor (Harry Potter), 33 years old… Maurice Greene, American sprinter, 48 years old… Alain Lefèvre, Quebec concert pianist, 60 years old… André Ducharme, ex-member of RBO, 61 years old…  

Missing

July 23, 2021: Steven Weinberg (photo), 88, American physicist, co-holder of the 1979 Nobel Prize in Physics…2019: Yves Jasmin, 97, filmmaker, journalist, director of information, advertising and public relations for Expo 67… 2018: Oksana Chatchko, 31 2016: Amy Winehouse, 27, British singer…