Maison Desjardins winner announced
There was excitement in the air at the final drawing for the Maison de la santé Desjardins, a CHUS fundraiser that sees one person winning a new home or $215,000 in cash after purchasing a ticket. Raymond Gouin, of La Patrie, who bought the ticket during his last visit to the doctor at the CLSC de La Patrie, was the lucky winner. Fourteen other lucky winners received gift certificates from local merchants valued at $1000 each, while the second best prize, a vacation worth $5000, was won by Suzanne Lord.
Thanks to this fundraiser, the foundations of the following health centres received some welcome support: CSSS Haut St. Francois, $2,590; CSSS Val St. Francois, $11,113; CSSS des Sources, $2,898; CSSS Coaticook, $7,973; Centre hospitalier de Granby, $2,065; Centre hospitalier de Lac-Megantic, $22,399.