Caisse Des­jardins team bikes with gusto!

Stanstead Journal - - NEWS BRIEFS -

On Septem­ber 13th, 14th and 15th, the bik­ing team of the Caisse Des­jardins du Lac-Mem­phrem­a­gog par­tic­i­pated for 48 hours in an event that took place on the Gilles Vil­leneuve race­track, in Mon­treal. The aim was to raise $10,000 for the Make-a-Wish Foun­da­tion and, also, to help come true one of the three dreams of Eliane Lavoie, a young girl of ten suf­fer­ing from spinal amy­otro­phy. The team had to bi­cy­cle a min­i­mum of eight hours each at the event, as well as hold nu­mer­ous fundraisers be­fore the event to raise the $10,000. Seen in the photo with Eliane Lavoie (cen­tre) are Marg­erie Le­garé, Louise Bernard, Nancy La­fontaine, Ni­cole Te­treault, Gina Bolduc and Me­lanie Dubreuil.

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