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23rd annual golf tournament raises 201,000$ for oncology clinic at Lakeshore General Hospital

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After many months without events, the Lakeshore General Hospital Foundation is delighted to announce that the 23rd Annual Golf Tournament, held on September 23rd, raised $201,000.

The funds will support upgrades to the Lakeshore General Hospital’s Oncology Clinic. Sponsored by the Desjardins Caisse de l’Ouest-de-l’Île, the event welcomed close to 240 guests who were happy to return to the championship course at the Elm Ridge Golf Club on Île-Bizard, on a beautiful sunny day.

The golfers began their day with a delicious brunch and continued to be treated with on-course culinary tastings as well as refreshments, beers, and cocktails courtesy of our valued sponsors.

A superb silent auction and putting contest sharpened the sporting spirit of the players. Later in the afternoon, guests enjoyed a cocktail dinatoire on the beautiful terrace to relax and network. The Foundation made every effort to offer a memorable day to all participants, in strict compliance with sanitary guidelines.

“I am delighted with the success of this first event for me as Managing Director of the Lakeshore General Hospital Foundation. It was a pleasure to meet our golfers who were very happy to get together and contribute to the improvement of the Oncology Clinic. I sincerely thank all of our participants and sponsors for the generosity”

- Nathalie Kamel, Managing Director of the Lakeshore General Hospital Foundation.

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Pictured: Dave Cescon, Co-Chair of the Board of Directors of the Lakeshore General Hospital Foundation, Nathalie Kamel, Managing Director of the Lakeshore General Hospital Foundation, Serge Poirier, General Manager of the Caisse Desjardins de l’Ouest-de-l’Île

Annual Partners: The Foundation would like to thank the following for signing on as official partners and supporting the Foundation in its mission:

Desjardins Caisse de l’Ouest-de-l’Île, Air Canada Rouge, Montreal Gazette, Pfizer Canada Inc., Groupe Spinelli, West Island News, AquaSpa Lyne Giroux, Bayshore Home Health, BC 360, Catsys, Centre Dentaire Lakeshore Kirkland Inc., Château Dollard, Check6 Media, Clark Group Realty - Sold Guaranteed (Remax Invest), Club Piscine Pierrefonds, Cugini’s, Mauve Mango Creations Inc., Medicom, Montreal Airport Marriott In-Terminal Hotel, Pharmaprix Lakeshore/MedEquip, Rideau Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home, Splurg’d Studio, The Suburban, and West Island Mommies. About the Lakeshore General Hospital Foundation

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 assists in supporting programs and specialized training for the professional staff, providing funding to initiatives not supported by the government.

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