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$50,000 to 72 athletes

$50,000 to 72 athletes
$50,000 to 72 athletes

The City of Lévis recently held, at the Multifunctional Aquatic Complex, its 8th awards ceremony for Lévis athlete ambassadors. A total of $50,000 was given to the 72 athletes who received a scholarship in the presence of the mayor of Lévis, Gilles Lehouillier. Since 2015, the City of Lévis has awarded $387,000 divided into 535 scholarships, to 208 athletes. This financial support aims to highlight sporting excellence in Lévis and to encourage athletes in the practice of their sport. Pictured, left to right, top row: Loic PoitrasHope category (triathlon), Lily-Rose Begin-TremblayYoung generation category (swimming), Marianne Theberge, Excellence category (mountain biking), Maxence Demers, Elite category (football). Bottom row: Daniel BernardHead of Service at the Community Life Department, Gilles Lehouillier, Aimé PerreaultElite category (speed skating, long track), Karine Lavertu, VP of the Advisory Committee on Physical Activity, Sports and the Outdoors and Noemie Charest, Hope category (cycling).

$70,000 in scholarships

The Caisse Desjardins de Limoilou recently announced the recipients of its 2022 scholarship program. 51 students were selected by the Caisse to obtain a scholarship of up to $4,000, for a total of $57,000. These bursaries were awarded to students from high school to university level, showing particular commitment and perseverance. In addition, eight members of the Caisse received a scholarship from the Desjardins Foundation during an activity held in October at the Stadaconé Distillery, bringing the total of scholarships shared among its members to more than $70,000 in 2022. photo, the winners of the Merit category, 1st cycle university level, surrounded by‘Alain SauveManaging Director, and Jean-Francois ValleeVice-Chairman of the Caisse’s Board of Directors.

Red Curtain

The Fondation du Cégep de Sainte-Foy will hold its annual benefit show on March 22, 2023, at 8 p.m., at Salle Albert-Rousseau. The Rideau Rouge evening which will feature the Orchester symphonique de Québec and its concert Hollywood will be under the honorary presidency of Kareen Gaudreault, Vice-President, Member and Client Relations, at Desjardins Assurances and preceded by a cocktail reception under the theme of the celebration aimed at highlighting the students of Cégep de Sainte-Foy and honoring the various donors . The funds raised will allow the Foundation to support the implementation of scholarship programs dedicated to students and to finance projects related to success. To obtain tickets or sponsor the event, go to

In memory

November 24, 1963. The alleged assassin of President John Kennedy, Lee Harvey Oswaldis killed by Jack Ruby at the Dallas Police Department.


Karine Vanasse (photo), actress (Before the crash) and Quebec actress, 39 years old… Christian Laflamme, a native of Saint-Charles-de-Bellechasse, who played for Chicago, Edmonton, Montreal and St. Louis (NHL) before ending his career in Germany, 46… Penelope McQuadeTV presenter, 52 years old… Alain ChabatFrench filmmaker and humorist, 64 years old… Thierry LhermitteFrench actor, screenwriter and producer, 70 years old… Louise LapareQuebec actress, 73 years old… Pete Bestthe Beatles’ first drummer, 81.


November 24, 2021: Paul Rousseau (photo), 65 years old, Quebec poet and novelist, especially active in children’s literature… 2019: Claude BelandPresident of Desjardins Group from 1987 to 2000, 87 years old… 2017: Simon Poire80 years old, founder of Mack Ste-Foy in 1985… 2016: Florence Henderson82, American actress and singer… 2014: Viktor Tikhonov84, former Soviet coach at the head of the Soviet national team… 2012: France Bouchard, 50 years old, wife of professional golfer Jean-Louis Lamarre… 2011: Roland Belanger95, host, star announcer and producer at Radio-Canada… 2007: Antonio Lamer, 74 years old, former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada… 1994: Paul Brunel, 71 years old, country singer… 1991: Freddie Mercury45, British singer, songwriter, record producer, and lead singer of Queen… 1990: Fred Shero65, Canadian hockey player and instructor… 1987: Jehane Benoit83 years old, gastronomy entertainer

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