ALS activ­i­ties and con­fer­ences — Sep­tem­ber 2019


The ALS Soci­ety of Quebec’s monthly newsletter

Our finan­cial year end is com­ing soon: give us a last chance to sup­port you this year! If you have ben­e­fited from our finan­cial aid pro­gram or plan to do so before the end of Octo­ber, please remem­ber to send a copy of your receipts to Kate Busch, our Finan­cial and Tech­ni­cal Aid Coor­di­na­tor, before Octo­ber 18th.

By email: This email address is being pro­tected from spam­bots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

By Mail: 5415 Paré Street, suite 200, Mount-​Royal (QC) H4P 1P7 or fax: 514 7256184

To learn more about our pro­grams and ser­vices and how we can help you, please con­tact Kate Busch at 1 877 7257725 ext.: 109 (toll-​free).



Sep­tem­ber 9th : Mon­treal – For care­givers only

Time :

6pm to 8pm

Loca­tion :

Nova West Island, 447, Bea­cons­field Blvd., in Bea­cons­field H9W 4C2

Reg­is­tra­tion :

Viviane Schami at 514 6958335, ext. 209 or This email address is being pro­tected from spam­bots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Sep­tem­ber 12th : Lor­raine – For peo­ple with ALS and caregivers

Time :

10am to noon

Loca­tion :

Cen­tre cul­turel Lau­rent G. Bel­ley 4, de Mont­béliard, Lor­raine J6Z 4L1

Reg­is­tra­tion :

Eliz­a­beth at 514 7252653, ext. 103 or by email at This email address is being pro­tected from spam­bots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Sep­tem­ber 23rd : Que­bec City – For peo­ple with ALS and caregivers

Time :

1:30pm to 3:30pm

*You are wel­come as of 1 :15pm to exchange with oth­ers before the start of the sup­port group. Our psy­choso­cial coun­sel­lor, Yves Lafleur, will be present as a facilitator.

Loca­tion :

Noël-​Brûlart Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, 1229 Chanoine-​Morel, Québec G1S 4B1

Rooms :107 for care­givers and 104 for ALS patients

Reg­is­tra­tion :

Odette Lacroix at 418 6268726 /​418 6558726 or by email at This email address is being pro­tected from spam­bots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Sep­tem­ber 19 – Social activ­ity for care­givers :
Join us for a walk on Mount Royal!

Please join us for a lovely fall activ­ity: a walk on Mount Royal! Take advan­tage of an oppor­tu­nity to recon­nect with nature and other care­givers. Snacks and water will be pro­vided. In the event of rain, we will con­tact you and post­pone the event to Sep­tem­ber 26th.

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Fundrais­ing activ­i­ties orga­nized by
the ALS community

It is thanks to fundrais­ing inia­tives orga­nized within our com­mu­nity that we can pro­vide per­son­al­ized ser­vices to fam­i­lies touched by ALS across the province. Gather your fam­ily and friends and sup­port fundrais­ing activ­i­ties in your region!

Sep­tem­ber 7th – McMas­ter­ville – Can­tine – La Fringale /​In mem­ory of Josée Mar­tin — ALS

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On Sep­tem­ber 7, 2019, come out to Can­tine La Fringale in McMas­ter­ville for a day ded­i­cated to Josée Mar­tin. All funds will be donated to the ALS Soci­ety of Que­bec as part of the Mon­treal Walk to End ALS by the team Les Ondes Pos­i­tives (name that Josée had chosen).

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Sep­tem­ber 21st – Repentigny – Chantal’s Ride

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On Sep­tem­ber 21, get your moto out and join Chan­tal Lan­thier for the first edi­tion of Chantal’s Ride, orga­nized in col­lab­o­ra­tion with BKQCV (Blue Knights Chapitre V) in sup­port of the ALS Soci­ety of Que­bec. Join Chan­tal for break­fast from 10:00 am at Café des Cours in Repentigny and ride from 1:00 pm. Chan­tal will take part in the Ride by van.

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Sep­tem­ber 22nd – Ever­est Challenge

The Ever­est Chal­lenge is a non-​profit orga­ni­za­tion ded­i­cated to improv­ing and main­tain­ing a good phys­i­cal con­di­tion and help­ing oth­ers through mutual aid and gen­eros­ity. The event, cre­ated by Yvan L’Heureux, has been a suc­cess since its first edi­tion in 2013 at the côte St-​Pierre in Rivière-​du-​Loup. Today, other cities in Que­bec host this flag­ship event. Since the begin­ning, more than 6,000 climbers from 3 to 85 years old, about 50% of whom were seden­tary before, have climbed the côte St-​Pierre. The chal­lenge sup­ports 230 orga­ni­za­tions through­out Que­bec, includ­ing the ALS Soci­ety of Que­bec and $ 750,000 in ben­e­fits for the communities.

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Sep­tem­ber 29th – Ter­re­bonne – Spaghetti lunch fundraiser

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On Sep­tem­ber 29, 2019, come out to Ter­re­bonne to break bread in honor of the fam­i­lies touched by ALS at a fundrais­ing spaghetti lunch. Spe­cial guest Dr. Geneviève Matte from the CHUM will be giv­ing a speech.

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Octo­ber 1213 – Bromont Ultra

The Bromont Ultra is a race where par­tic­i­pants are encour­aged to sur­pass them­selves not only phys­i­cally but also in phil­an­thropy. This is the first event of this kind in Que­bec. Fif­teen to twenty orga­ni­za­tions are sup­ported by the chal­lenge this year, includ­ing the ALS Soci­ety of Quebec.

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ALS Soci­ety of Quebec’s events

Walks to End ALS

To reg­is­ter for a Walk to End ALS near you, please visit walks​.alsque​bec​.ca.

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August 23 to 25 – Ride to Fight ALS in Mauricie

Join over a hun­dred cyclists who will be rid­ing to fight ALS. Fun and lots of emo­tions are in store! The courses are acces­si­ble to all cycling levels.1, 2 or 3-​day options. Come out to l’Auberge Gode­froy in the Mauricie region.

Check out our web­site to reg­is­ter or sup­port a team! ridetofigh​t​als​.ca

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As part of the Ride to Fight ALS cycling event, As part of the cycling event, we invite you to join a Well­ness Day fea­tur­ing out­door and relax­ing activ­i­ties on August 24th at Auberge Gode­froy in sup­port of the ALS Soci­ety of Quebec.

The Well­ness Day includes:

• A peace­ful walk along the Parc écologique Gode­froy (not wheel­chair accessible)

• A 60-​minute yoga ses­sion on the Auberge Godefroy’s ter­race with Clau­dia Gomez

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• Access to L’Auberge Godefroy’s Espace Aqua-​Détente

• Cock­tail with Ride to Fight ALS participants

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Last Updated: Tues­day, 20 August 2019 17:21