MEDIA ADVISORY: 13th Annual Cedars CanSupport ‘Rain or Shine’ Dragon Boat Race and Festival
--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 5, 2018--This year marks FL Fuller Landau’s 11thYear as Title Sponsor of the event and they are extremely happy to be supporting Cedars Cancer Foundation’s CanSupport program, which offers free-of-charge psychosocial, practical, educational, emotional and humanitarian assistance to cancer patients and their families at the McGill University Health Center (MUHC).
Approximately 600 paddlers will compete in Dragon Boat races throughout the day to raise money for the Cedars CanSupport program.
Onsite activities include concession stands, music and live entertainment, including an amazing Taiko Japanese Drumming performance by the Arashi “Thunderstorm” Daiko Team. The Kids Zone, complete with face painters, a magician and inflatable bouncy games, make the event a family-friendly destination.
The symbolic highlight of the event will be a special carnation ceremony to honour those who have succumbed to cancer as well as those who continue to battle this disease.
Anthony Calvillo, legendary Montreal Alouettes quarterback and his wife, Alexia Calvillo, along with Alexandre Despatie, 3-time World Champion and Olympic Medallist, were spokespersons for the event in previous years.
Over the past eleven years, over $5.5 million has been raised for the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) Cedars CanSupport program and Supportive Care Programs and Services.
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CONTACT: For more information:
Ludovic IOP / Gabriel Brunet
514-288-8290 extensions 222 / 214
KEYWORD: NORTH AMERICA CANADA
INDUSTRY KEYWORD: FOOTBALL OUTDOORS SAILING HEALTH BIOTECHNOLOGY HOSPITALS ONCOLOGY SPORTS
SOURCE: FL Fuller Landau
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