Op­er­a­tion Red Nose – week­end fin­ishes well for 13,267 Que­be­cers

Stanstead Journal - - NEWS - Vic­to­ria Vanier

The month of De­cem­ber is well un­der way and the re­sults of the last week­end are im­pres­sive: 13,267 driv­ers were brought home thanks to the pre­cious par­tic­i­pa­tion of 9,088 vol­un­teers with Op­er­a­tion Nez Rouge. Of this last num­ber, al­most 150 were employees of the So­ciété de l’as­sur­ance au­to­mo­bile du Québec who, for one evening, put on the fa­mous red tu­nics to make the roads safer.

Af­ter a night with Op­er­a­tion Nez Rouge, you will surely have sto­ries to tell! Whether you are look­ing for a new way to cel­e­brate the hol­i­days with fam­ily and friends or to meet new peo­ple, it is never too late to vol­un­teer in one of the 63 head­quar­ters across Que­bec. By get­ting in­volved with the big Op­er­a­tion Nez Rouge fam­ily, vol­un­teers get the chance to have a unique and en­rich­ing ex­pe­ri­ence, re­turn­ing home know­ing that they have con­cretely con­trib­uted to safer roads. Any­one in­ter­ested in vol­un­teer­ing can fill out a form on Oper­a­tionNezrouge.com at least 72 hours be­fore the date they wish to vol­un­teer.

All over Que­bec, any­one who doesn’t feel like they are in con­di­tion to drive can call the Op­er­a­tion Nez Rouge ac­com­pa­ni­ment ser­vice at 1 866 DES­JARDINS or by us­ing the mo­bile app on Smart phones.

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