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Media Advisory - Lance Armstrong will hit Tremblant, Quebec this Friday for the Tour de Lance cycling event

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Published: 8 Sep 2009

Lance Armstrong will hit Tremblant, Quebec this Friday for the Tour de Lance cycling event

Lance Armstrong will hit Tremblant, Quebec this Friday for the Tour de Lance cycling event and the start-studded Cedars Cancer Heroes Night with Lance Armstrong and Friends, featuring Rufus and Martha Wainwright!

World-famous cycling champion Lance Armstrong is coming to Tremblant, Quebec to ride 100 km with 50 brave cyclists who have raised $25,000 for the Cedars Cancer Institute of the McGill University Health Centre.

Two press conferences and an evening cocktail will allow media to meet with all of the celebrities.  Media are invited to the charity dinner.

Lance and the cyclists, each with a heartening story to share, will be giving a press conference before they cross the starting line.  Media will be provided parking, media passes, work stations, food and WiFi on site.

When: Friday, September 11th, 2009 at 9 a.m.

Where: Hotel Quintessence, Tremblant Village, 3004 Chemin de La Chapelle

…The excitement does not stop at the ride!  The evening will take you to the brand new Casino de Mont Tremblant for the Cedars Cancer Heroes Night with Lance Armstrong and Friends at the stunning Casion de Mont Tremblant featuring five-star dining.  Join Lance and several performers including Juno award-winning Marie-Élaine Thibert, singing sensations Naturally Seven, Rufus and Martha Wainwright and their mother, Kate McGarrigle.   The evening will honour heroes Saku Koivu, Jean Béliveau, Sarah Cook, Kate McGarrigle and Anthony and Alexia Calvillo for their contribution to cancer care in Montreal.  Hosts include CTV’s Mutsumi Takahashi, Louis Bertrand, Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, Caroline Rhea and Phil Liggett.   The hosts and entertainers will be delivering a press conference. Media will be provided parking, media passes, work stations, food and WiFi on site.

When: Friday, September 11th at 5:30 p.m. Cocktail from 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. – media welcome to circulate.  Show starts at 7:30 p.m. where media can shoot or film the event.

Where: Casino de Mont Tremblant, Tremblant Village, 300 chemin des Pléiades

 

Contact:

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T: 514-750-0887 ext. 100
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