Launch of Re­lay for Life

Stanstead Journal - - NEWS -

Yes­ter­day at the CHUS, the Re­lay for Life event, the largest fundrais­ing event

in the fight against cancer, was of­fi­cially launched. The ‘Re­lay’

con­cept has spread around the world and in­spired hun­dreds of mil­lions of peo­ple to take part in the fight. Pa­tri­cia Gau­thier, the Gen­eral Di­rec­tor of the CHUS, will be this year’s hon­orary

pres­i­dent of Re­lay for Life Sher­brooke. Seen in the photo at the launch are (l. to r.) Stephanie Labonté, pres­i­dent of the or­ga­niz­ing com­mit­tee; Josee Loignon, re­gional co­or­di­na­tor of the Cana­dian Cancer So­ci­ety; Pa­tri­cia Gau­thier,

Hon­orary Pres­i­dent and Gen­eral Di­rec­tor of the CHUS; Alain Houle, cancer sur­vivor and Université de Sher­brooke pro­fes­sor; and Jac­ques Raby, Sher­brooke Re­lay for Life or­ga­nizer.

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