Pal­lia­tive home launches 2014 Raffle

$13,000 in prizes up for grabs

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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.

PHOTO COURTESY OF THE TOWN OF SAINT LA­ZARE

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.

PHOTOTHÈQUE

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.

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