Gala Robe Rouge was a night of triumph for Heart & Stroke awareness
Mrs. Jessica Lamarche, center, holds the check for $16,670 during the presentation of the prize of the 50/50 draw of the fundraising campaign for the benefit of Aylmer community organizations, on Friday, February 9, 2024. She is accompanied by the co-presidents of the campaign, Ms. Julie Goulet, owner of Provigo Le Marché Julie Goulet and Mr. Ken Martineau, Grand Knight of Council 5281 of the Knights of Columbus of Aylmer. Mr. Patrick L. Doyon, on the far left and Mr. Marc Rousson, on the far right, both members of Council 5281 and members of the campaign organizing committee complete the group.
It was while doing her grocery shopping at Provigo Le Marché Julie Goulet that Ms. Lamarche, who is a teacher, checked her tickets to see that one of them was the winning ticket in the draw.
The 50/50 draw for the fundraising campaign took place at Provigo on January 11. The other half of the total amount of $33,340 collected ($16,670) is intended for the Maison l'Autre chez soi, the Entre nous community center, the St-Paul d'Aylmer Scouts, the Baseball Association of Aylmer, the Aylmer Rotary Club and the Aylmer Knights of Columbus Charitable Fund.
Photo credit: Christian Rochefort