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2016 duck race breakfast

Pointe-Claire (Quebec) – April 26, 2016 – The Lakeshore General Hospital Foundation (LGHF) thanks Cora Pointe-Claire, which enables the organization to offer a FREE breakfast to anyone buying a $10 ticket at the door for the 20th edition of the National Bank Duck Race. The breakfast will be held at Cora, located at 187, Hymus Blvd. in Pointe-Claire on May 17, from 6 to 9 am. All funds raised will go to the expansion and improvement of the Intensive Care Unit at the Lakeshore General Hospital.

Who in the West Island does not know or has not heard of the famous little yellow duck? The National Bank Duck Race is a unifying, family-oriented, festive event filled with surprises. It is sure to please youth and seniors alike.

The 20th edition of the race, where 5,000 ducks compete in a friendly competition, will take place on September 17 at 6 p.m. at the locks in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, as part of the Naturellement Sainte-Anne event. Ticket holders are eligible to win one of seven fabulous prizes including a cruise for two to the Bahamas offered by Expedia Cruise Centres. Other prizes include: a cash amount of $2,000 offered by Plus Belle la Vie, a private event package worth $1,500 offered by L’Espace Beaconsfield, a watch for him and for her worth $1,300 by Hemsleys Jewellers, one gift basket per month for one year valued at $1,000 from Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, a $1,000 contribution to the Registered Education Savings Plan offered by Canadian Scholarship Trust, and a two-night getaway for two to Quebec City worth $1,000 which includes $500 cash provided by Delta Québec and Oasis Optique.

Annual Partners
: The LGHF would like to thank the following for signing on as official partners and supporting the Foundation in its mission: Desjardins, Radimed West-Island, Réseau Sélection, Spinelli, TC Media, Aqua Spa Lyne Giroux, Catsys IT & Media, Cimetière et Complexe Funéraire Belvédère, Club Piscine Pierrefonds, Complexes Funéraires Yves Légaré, GroupJKC, Équipe Laudi (Investors Group), Jean Coutu (Beaurepaire), L’Espace Beaconsfield Inc., Mansfield Athletic Club, Montreal Airport Marriott In-Terminal Hotel, Pharmaprix SouthwestOne/MedEquip, Plus Belle la Vie, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Rouge Nail Bar and Sean Fitzpatrick (Sutton Québec).

About the LGHF
Founded in 1964, the Foundation’s mandate is to collect the necessary funds to improve patient care at the Lakeshore General Hospital. In this way, it contributes to the purchase of state-of-the-art equipment, major structural renovations, and programs and specialized training for the professional staff – initiatives not supported by the government.