Firefighter raising money for Aube Lumiere
The City of Sherbrooke as well as its Fire Department salute the determination of one of their own firefighters: Rémy Beaulieu. He is taking part in the Mount McKinley climb, this spring, with five other people in order to raise money for the Maison Aube Lumiere.
The climb will take courage on the part of Mr. Beaulieu, not only because of the mountain’s height, its extreme climate and its geographical location, but also because this father of three young children lost his wife, Marie-Claude Renaud, to cancer last September at the age of 34. She died at the Maison Aube Lumiere.
“I am well situated to understand the importance of the support services offered by the Maison Aube Lumiere in our region and the remarkable work done there to relieve the suffering of those who are sick and their loved ones,” commented Mr. Beaulieu.
“We are all behind him. His courage is a great source of inspiration for his colleagues. He has been able to engage several other fire-fighting organizations in this project and we are very proud of him,” commented the director of the Sherbrooke fire department, Gaetan Drouin.
People who would like to contribute to this fundraiser by supporting the expedition are invited to either buy the special coupons “Un pas dans la neige” at the following sporting stores: Atmosphere, Econo Sport Sherbrooke, Sport Wellington, Sports Expert and Hockey Expert, or by sending a donation directly to Maison Aube Lumiere and specifying “Defi courage McKinley”.