Third parties events are organized by women and men – ambassadors – dedicated to the cause and are committed to support PROCURE. We greatly appreciate your support and generosity of all your initiatives..
Below is the list of all the initiatives from our various ambassadors and friends that have occurred to date:
November 29, 2017 – The Quebec Remparts
A big thank you to the Quebec Remparts for their invitation to present the game against the Gatineau Olympiques on November 29th. It was a real pleasure to take the puck and see the mascot, the coaches and the staff proudly wearing the PROCURE bow tie.
November 23, 2017 -The Bow Tie Affair breaks all records
More than 600 participants gathered at the William Gray Hotel for one of Montreal’s trendiest events, the Bow Tie Affair. During this benefit evening, $150,000 was raised for research in Quebec and to support people affected by prostate cancer. A huge thank you to the Antonopoulos Group who made the realization of this wonderful 2017 edition possible!
November 19, 2017 – Let’s Kick Prostate Cancer delivers big with over $10,000 raised
Thanks to the organizing committee and the generous contributions of the participants in the fight against prostate cancer, the 6th edition of the magnificent fundraising dinner, entirely run by students, was a success. Under the theme Let’s Kick Prostate Cancer Where It Hurts, $ 10,000 was donated to PROCURE. A huge thank you to the organizers Nicolaos Karatzas, Christos Karatzas, Eleni Karatzas, Maria Angurias, Susie Saltarelli and Gabrielle Hornstein for their involvement and superb work.
November 4, 2017 – The Saguenéens de Chicoutimi mobilize for the cause
Thanks to the Saguenéens de Chicoutimi for their new involvement in PROCURE. The coaches and the mascot wore the bow tie and throughout the evening, the promotion of the beautiful garment and of Bowvember were put forward by the animator. These are gestures that make a difference for PROCURE. Thank you also to the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League for its invaluable support for the cause.
October 27, 2017 – Sherbrooke fundraising breakfast breaks all records
More than 250 people attended the morning meeting on October 27 in Sherbrooke. Under the honorary presidency of Mr. Jacques Fortier, this annual meeting, animated by an inspiring conference by mountaineer Gabriel Filippi, raised $28,630.
A huge thank you to the organization of the CHUS, UNIS CONTRE LE CANCER DE LA PROSTATE and the volunteers who make this event a real success year after year.
October 24, 2017 – LKQ presents the fruits of its golf tournament during PROCURE’s Board Meeting
It was before the members of the PROCURE Board of Directors that the check for the 25th LKQ Pintendre Auto Corporation Golf Tournament was presented. Remember that under the honorary presidency of Sylvain Lavallée, accompanied by his faithful accomplice Luc Dupont Hébert, this tournament, which took place on June 16, raised $37,505 for the cause. Thank you for this wonderful mark of confidence and support for Quebecers affected by this disease and PROCURE.
October 22, 2017 -Meet the dynamic Real Ice Challengers
2 662 THANKS to the participants of the 4th edition of the Real Ice Challenge organized for the benefit of PROCURE by Denis Petitclerc, one of PROCURE’s great ambassador. Thanks also to Stephen Cabana and Jocelyn Thibault for their precious generosity. Without the contribution of the Thibault GM Sports Complex valued at approximately $745, this charitable activity would not have had the same scope.
October 21, 2017 – The first of the Og-Tober Fat was a real success
A big thank you to the organization that raised, through registration and donations, the round sum of $2,200 for PROCURE. Line and Gilbert are already looking forward to seeing you next year to discover the beautiful Ogden Trail, a mix of singletrack and logging roads, on 130 acres of private land. A true breath of fresh air for you in 2018!
October 20, 2017 – The CMEQ mobilizes for men and their loved ones
25,000 times THANK YOU to the Corporation of Master Electricians of Quebec for its exceptional involvement in PROCURE this year. A check for $ 25,000 was presented at their 67th Annual Members’ Meeting in Montebello by Mr. Gagnon, an electrician and prostate cancer survivor. A great achievement for a cause close to their hearts, paired with a vibrant testimony.
June 24, 2017 –Another great edition for the André Guay golf tournament Open
A memorable day for a good cause, the 2nd edition of the André Guay Open at the 2000 International Golf Club included brunch, golf, cart, dinner show and fireworks. A memorable day and evening that raised $7,000 for the fight against prostate cancer. A warm thank you to the organizing committee and all golfers for their support to PROCURE
June 16, 2017 – 25 years of golf and prestige for LKQ
It was at the 2000 International Golf Club that LKQ Pintendre Auto’s Associates, collaborators, and partners gathered together for their prestigious annual golf tournament for the benefit of PROCURE. Under the honorary president Sylvain Lavallée, the 25th edition of this tournament raised $37,000 for the cause! Congratulations to Sylvain Lavallée, LKQ partners, PH Vitres and 3M, and to all the golfers for their participation in this successful fundraiser event. Thank you for this beautiful mark of confidence and support for Quebecers affected by this prostate cancer and for PROCURE.
June 1, 2017 – The CMEQ at the rendez-vous for PROCURE
Golf Club Elm Ridge (Île Bizard) was the venue for the golf tournament presented by five sections of the CMEQ (Corporation of Master Electricians of Quebec), allowing members of the Lanaudière, Laurentides, Longueuil / Sorel, Montreal and Valleyfield regions to socialize, network and raise funds for PROCURE. A huge thank you to the organizing committee, the many partners and all the golfers for their participation in this fundraising event that raised $12,000 for the fight against prostate cancer.
May 16, 2017 – Gestures that make a difference
Thanks to the officers and members of Council 1813 of the Knights of Columbus of Saint-Eustache for choosing, among others, PROCURE and prostate cancer as a cause for their 2016-2017 campaign charitable work. As a result, $600 was raised for PROCURE and the fight against prostate cancer. Thank you once again for your précious generosity.
November 2016 – Pfizer employees committed to fight prostate cancer
A big thank you to Pfizer employees, who throughout the month of November, have been involved in raising funds for PROCURE. The internal bow ties and cupcake sales, coupled with an original cyclothon between colleagues, raised more than $ 4,800 for the fight against prostate cancer. Thank you, Pfizer, for these wonderful initiatives and for supporting Quebecers affected by this disease.
November 30, 2016 – 3 Brewers Canada mobilizes for PROCURE with their new beer creation, the PROSTATCHE
Congratulations to 3 Brewers Canada for organizing a Charity evening to raise funds for PROCURE on November 30, including creating a fabulous tasty beer for the occasion. Indeed, the generosity of all participants and partners helped raise $20,000 for the fight against prostate cancer. A big thank you to all for a great initiative as well as their support and dedication.
November 19, 2016 – Let’s Kick Prostate Cancer Where It Hurts
Thanks to the organizing committee and the generous contributions from all participants, the 2nd edition of the magnificent annual fundraising dinner event was quite successful. Under the theme Let’s Kick Prostate Cancer Where It Hurts, the event, run entirely by students, raised $8,895 for the cause. A huge thank you to the organizers Nicolaos Karatzas, Christos Karatzas, Maria Angurias, Susie Saltarelli, Gabrielle Hornstein for their involvement and their exceptional work.
November 3, 2016 – The Bow Tie Affair: A trendy event!
More than 400 people attended the annual Bow Tie Affair fundraising event hosted by the Antonopoulos Group at Hôtel William Grey in downtown Montreal on November 3. This chic happening helped raise $80,000 to support PROCURE’s mission. A huge thank you to the Antonopoulos Group, the event organizers, the sponsors and the participants for a wonderful evening. Unable to attend? You will have another chance in 2017!
October 28, 2016 – A Winning Mind: An inspiring breakfast with Pierre Vercheval
Over 150 people attended the benefit breakfast organized by UNITED AGAINST PROSTATE CANCER under the patronage of Mr. Pierre Vercheval, the first Francophone inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and now a football analyst at RDS. Held on October 28, this event raised over $20,843$. Thank you to the organizing committee and volunteers who make his event a success year after year.
September 25, 2016 – Kudos to Yanic Parent for his commitment to our cause
- Kudos to Yanic Parent who participated in the 42 km Marathon which took place in Montreal on Sunday, September 25, and who helped raise $1,275 for the fight against prostate cancer. A big thank you to our runner for this superb fundraising as well as a remarkable race for the cause, and to his donors for their valuable support.
- September 24, 2016 – Thanks to the Real Ice Challengers
- Congratulations and thanks to Denis Petitclerc, and to the 44 players from the HockeyOver45 players, the Waterloo League and the Hockey Trente of Sherbrooke who took the Real Ice Challenge in the fight against prostate cancer. By meeting this challenge, $2 993 was raised for PROCURE.A huge thank you to Jocelyn Thibault, Stephen Cabana and staff of the complex sports Thibault GM for generously giving ice time to this charitable activity. And a special thanks to Pierre Damour, Yvan Juneau, the goalkeepers, referees, timekeeper, photographer and fans who made this activity a great sporting success.
- September 9 – 10, 2016 – Kudos to the women who took up the challenge Les Femmes de course!
- Thanks to the kind-hearted women who have taken up the challenge of running the 250 km that surround the Lac-Saint-Jean. Their determination made it possible to raise a total of $50,000, including $25,000 for the fight against prostate cancer. A huge thank you to organizers Denise and Diane Marcoux, and to all volunteers for this 6thedition of the Tour du Lac, a unique event of its kind. Thank you for making a difference in the lives of all those affected by prostate cancer.
June 17, 2016 – A unique golf tournament
Associates, collaborators, and partners of LKQ Pintendre Auto gathered together for a golf tournament at the magnificent Club de Golf Beloeil to benefit PROCURE. Organized by Multi Concepts Média’s Luc Dupont-Hébert with Sylvain Lavallée as honorary president, the 24th edition of the LKQ Pintendre Auto golf tournament raised $22 000 for the prostate cancer cause. A big thank you to Sylvain Lavallée, the LKP partners, and all the golfers for their participation in this fundraiser.
June 2, 2016 – golf tournament organized by the Corporation des maîtres électriciens du Québec (CMEQ)
It is at the beautiful Elm Ridge Club that partners and golfers got together for the golf tournament organized by the Corporation des maîtres électriciens du Québec (CMEQ) to benefit PROCURE. Organize on June 2, the event helped raise $10,000 for the cause. A huge thank you to the Organizing Committee, composed of representatives from the Lanaudière, Laurentides, Longueuil/Sorel, Montréal and Valleyfield regions: Patrick Alder (LN), Karl Ruel (LN), Denis Lajeunesse (LA) Daniel Sarrazin (LA), Luc Mercier (LS), Brian Gordon (MO), Daniel Mercier (MO) and Bruno Landry (VA). Thank you to all participants in making this fundraiser event a success
May 24, 2016 – Thanks to the Knights of Columbus
Thanks to the officers and members of Council 1813 of the Knights of Columbus of Saint-Eustache for choosing, among others, PROCURE and prostate cancer as a cause for their 2015-2016 campaign charitable works. As a result, $500 was raised for PROCURE. Thank you once again for your generosity.
April 19, 2016 – Benefit cocktail by les Éleveurs de dindon du Québec
A huge thank you to les Éleveurs de dindon du Québec for their generosity towards the cause of prostate cancer. A benefit cocktail party organized on April 19 raised $19,193 in support of PROCURE. Hosted by Mr. Jean Pagé, spokesperson for PROCURE, the evening, rich in emotions, was attended by 275 people, all gathered for the cause.
April 15, 2016 – Fund raising event by LOCWELD
A big thank you to the LOCWELD workers union who, on April 15, handed the tidy sum of $5,000 to PROCURE. Indeed, the Candiac plant which has 163 unionized employees, predominantly male, chose the cause of prostate cancer for their fundraising event. Thank you for this beautiful gesture and for your support to Quebeckers affected by this disease