Palliative home launches 2014 Raffle
$13,000 in prizes up for grabs
consideration that fit with the theme: The Language of Flowers. The nine works will be reproduced on banners set to adorn street lights next summer. The Saint Lazare artists – painters, photographers, and more – whose work was purchased by the town included: Geneviève Ricard, Pauline Vohl, Liliane Partikian, Charles Pilon, Rosalie Levi, Micheline Gagnon, Christine St-Arneault, Peter Zeeman, Madeleine Turgeon and Chantal Monfette.
The 2010 culture policy included a mandate to acquire works by local artists for the municipal art collection. The policy stipulates that acquired works be displayed for all residents to enjoy. The art will be on display at the Saint Lazare Library, 1275, rue du Bois, until Dec. 20.
The odds couldn’t get better. Everyone will win when people purchase tickets for the 2014 Vaudreuil-Soulanges Palliative Care Home Raffle, which was launched last week at the IGA Houle & Dostie, in Coteau-du-Lac.
As of December 4 participants can purchase tickets ($5 each, or 5 tickets for $20) for a chance to win one of a host of prizes totaling $13,000.
Up for grabs are: A $5,000 gift card for one of seven regional IGA stores; a $3,000 Club Piscine Super Fitness voucher; a $2,500 trip to Cuba and a stay in a four-star hotel for two people; a $1,500 gift card for any of the four Jean Coutu Pharmacies in the region: $1,000 cash courtesy of Île Perrot Toyota.
Raffle tickets are being sold at more than 50 hair and beauty salons throughout the region. And anyone wishing to sell raffle tickets is asked to contact Denis Robitaille or Suzanne Danis at 514 425-0972. The draw will take place at 11 a.m., on April 23, 2014, at the IGA Extra Famille Viau in VaudreuilDorion. All funds raised through the raffle will go toward helping the end-of-life home continue to offer compassionate, specialized care without any cost to patients and their families.
Art works done by nine Saint Lazare artists that were recently purchased by the town were unveiled last week. The art will be on display at the Saint Lazare Library until Dec. 20.
Suzanne Danis (left),; Christian Houle and Chantal Dostie, owners of the IGA at Coteau-du-Lac; Denis Robitaille, co-president of the Draw volunteer comity; Marie-Josée Mercier, co-owners of the Jean Coutu at Vaudreuil-Dorion; Steve McKennen, for the Saint-Lazare et Hudson IGA; Adrien Brunet, for the Toyota Île-Perrot.