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Fifth edition of the Radio-Telethon benefitting the Montreal Canadiens Children's Foundation

Tuesday, 11.03.2014 / 3:00 PM / News
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Fifth edition of the Radio-Telethon benefitting the Montreal Canadiens Children\'s Foundation
Fifth edition of the Radio-Telethon benefitting the Montreal Canadiens Children\'s Foundation

PRESS RELEASE

MONTREAL - The Montreal Canadiens Children’s Foundation is pleased to host the fifth edition of its Radio-Telethon on Wednesday, March 12 in partnership with rights holders RDS, TSN, 98,5 FM and TSN Radio 690. Presented in collaboration with Activis, Bell, Desjardins and La Presse+, the event aims at supporting the efforts of the Montreal Canadiens Children’s Foundation to provide a brighter and healthier future for children in need, and encourage a healthy and active lifestyle among Quebec youth.

From 4 p.m. on, studio hosts from RDS and TSN and both radio stations will be inviting the listeners to make a pledge to the Montreal Canadiens Children’s Foundation. Members of the Montreal Canadiens family and representatives of various organizations that benefited from the Foundation’s support over the years will be on hand during various shows of our broadcasters. Alumni Canadiens members Guy Lafleur, Yvan Cournoyer, Gilbert Delorme, Rick Green, Réjean Houle, the player’s spouses as well as personalities Billy Tellier, Étienne Dano, Korine Côté, Sylvain Larocque and Sylvie Bernier will be working the phones to receive pledges from the general public until the end of the hockey game between the Canadiens and the Boston Bruins.

“The Foundation and the Canadiens’ family at large is very grateful for the support, the generosity and the overall expertise provided by the Canadiens rights holders RDS, TSN, 98,5 FM and TSN Radio 690 in making this annual event a resounding success, stated Geoff Molson, President and CEO of the Montreal Canadiens. We hope that all listeners and fans will tune in and be generous to help us improve on the results of last year’s Radio-Telethon.”

HOW TO PLEDGE:

BY PHONE 1 888 925-2133

ONLINE fondation.canadiens.com and via Accès D Desjardins

TEXT MESSAGE Text HABS to 45678 for a $10 pledge

PHOTO PROMOTION

• Donate $50 and receive an 8’’ x 10’’ glossy photo of Brendan Gallagher

• Donate $100 and receive an 8’’ x 10’’ glossy photo of Brendan Gallagher and another one of Carey Price

• Donate $250 and receive as well an 8’’ x 10’’ glossy photo of Guy Lafleur

GEOFF MOLSON PROMOTION

The first six people to make a $1,000 donation or more will receive a pair of tickets to attend a Canadiens game at the Bell Centre in a private suite. The package includes catering and bar service and an opportunity to meet Geoff Molson in person.

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