Special Dinner for CFOs raises $225,000 for young victims of child abuse

Nearly 40 CFOs from the Quebec business community and over 100 professionals participated in the third fundraising dinner organized by the Marie-Vincent Foundation on May 19. The event was part of the 2011 fundraising campaign presided by Mr. Claude Mongeau, President and Chief Executive Officer of the CN. Lavery was among the sponsors of the event. Mr. Jean Saint-Onge, one of the firm’s Partners, is Chair of the Board of Directors of the Marie-Vincent Foundation, which is dedicated to supporting Québec children under 12 who are victims of child abuse, more specifically of sexual abuse. The funds donated will help finance prevention, education and support programs for young victims and their families.

From left to right | Denis Pétrin, Transat AT, Jocelyn Lauzière, Agropur, Denis Mathieu, Uni-Select, Jean Saint-Onge, Chair of the Board of Directors of the Marie-Vincent Foundation, Pierre Despars, Gaz Metro, Sylvain Gascon, Desjardins Marché des capitaux, Luc Jobin, CN, Lucie Joyal, Executive Director Marie-Vincent Foundation, Pierre Alary, Bombardier et Georges Pothier, host for the evening.

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