Grand Banquet 2014
The 11e edition of the Grand Banquet of the Fondation des Musées de la civilisation which took place October 25th 2014, under the presidency of honour of Mrs Martine Turcotte, executive vice-president, Quebec, Bell, has allowed the foundation to raise the substantial sum of $278,000.
This year, it is the peacefull, the beauty and serenity from the exhibition Masters of Olympus that were addressed in a refined setting. The gourmet five course menu of greek inspiration, concocted by the renowned chefs Jean-Luc Boulay of the Le Saint-Amour restaurant and Joseph Sarrazin of the 47e Parallèle restaurant. Some 400 guests greatly appreciated this outstanding meal and the whole evening which was harmoniously marrying gastronomy and culture.
The president of the Foundation and regional vice-president, financial services to individuals, Quebec region and Est-du-Quebec of the Laurentian Bank, Mr. Hugo Côté, is extremely pleased with the success of this memorable evening.
The profits from this fundraiser will allow the Fondation des Musées de la civilisation to continue its commitment to the Musées de la civilisation for the development of different projects.
The success of this evening would not have been possible without the contributions of many partners. We gratefully acknowledge, Bell, BMO, Desjardins, National Bank, Cominar, Norton Rose Fulbright, RBC, Sobeys, Loto-Québec, Laurentian Bank, Mackenzie Investments, Caisse Desjardins de Québec, SAQ, Saint-Amour, 47e Parallèle, Prestige Groupe Média, Radio-Canada and La fleur d'Europe.