Jul
11
Tue
Support Group – Monteregie @ Centre Montérégien de Réadaptation
Jul 11 @ 13:30 – 15:30

Have you been touched by amyotrophic lateral sclerosis? Would you like to share and exchange with others who understand your experience with ALS?

Two groups are offered simultaneously: one for the people with ALS and one for caregivers. The purpose of this dedicated time and space is to share your experiences, discuss your concerns, and exchange information and resources with others. Our psychosocial counselors are bilingual are available to translate as required.

  • Free parking, accessible for people with reduced mobility
  • Possibility of reimbursement for travel and respite expenses to facilitate participation
  • Drink and snack included

Rooms: Longueuil for caregivers and Montérégie for people with ALS

* Possibility of cancellation if 3 or fewer people register

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Jul
29
Sat
Inverugie Golf @ Inverugie Golf
Jul 29 @ 15:00
Inverugie Golf @ Inverugie Golf | Stanstead | Québec | Canada

You are invited to the 1st Annual ALS fundraiser at Inverugie Golf in Georgeville.

This is a fun and simple way to fundraise for a cause. No experience necessary, everyone is invited!

30$ per person will give you access of an alternate shot style golf game and chicken BBQ dinner afterwards. Golf will begin at 3:00PM and BBQ Dinner will be served at 7:00PM. Tickets are payable by cash or cheque at the clubhouse on the day of the event.

This event is organized in honor of Diane Kakebeeke and Alan Gustafson.

IMPORTANT: Please click here to RSVP

For more information, you may call 819-843-7758.

If you are unable to attend but would like to contribute, you may do so here .

Aug
5
Sat
Family event Ram “Mouse”sons @ Lindsay Cullen Park
Aug 5 @ 10:00 – 18:00

The Ram”mouse”sons family day is back again this year!

The Tremblay Champagne family invites you to the 2nd edition Ram “Mouse”sons to defeat the ALS   to support the ALS Society of Quebec, in honor of its organizer Michel “Mouse” Tremblay, who is living with ALS.

On Saturday August 5th, there will be a variety of activities at Lindsay Cullen Park in Ormstown. There will be animation, music for all, and inflatable games and make-up for the kids, this will ensure that the whole family has a great time!

A farmers market, local products, hot dogs, grilled food and beverages will be also available at the event!

Don’t miss out this opportunity to have fun with family and raise money for the ALS!

For more information, please contact mouse3545@hotmail.com.

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Aug
7
Mon
Support Group by NOVA West Island
Aug 7 @ 18:00 – 20:00
Support Group by NOVA West Island @ Beaconsfield | Québec | Canada

ALS caregiver support Group

In partnership with Nova West Island and with the generous support of the Tony Proudfoot Fund, monthly meetings are organized with fellow ALS caregivers to discuss some of the challenges each are facing. Although each person engages according to their comfort level, caregivers are encouraged to participate by sharing their personal experiences with others who are in a similar situation.

When: The 1st Monday of every month from 6-8 pm

Where: 447 Beaconsfield Blvd. Beaconsfield, H9W 4C2

Nova West Island will provide free of charge:

  • Two experienced home care nurses to facilitate the group
  • Health Care Aides, for home support, [in our catchment area] to facilitate the caregivers attendance at the meetings

Possible topics and guest speakers:

  • Home adaptation
  • Community resources
  • Insurance coverage
  • Compassionate Benefits
  • Spiritual guidance
  • Social worker/Family Therapist
  • Children Support

For more information or to register, please contact Viviane Schami at 514-695-8335, ext. 209 or e-mail vschami@novawi.org

Aug
10
Thu
Adapted sailing @ Club de yacht Pointe Claire
Aug 10 @ 11:00 – 16:00
Adapted sailing @  Club de yacht Pointe Claire | Pointe-Claire | Québec | Canada

Experience Adapted Sailing

“Wow, wow, wow!!!! FREEDOM!!! What a terrific day. I’ve been imprisoned inside my body for years, and I never thought it possible to experience such a feeling of freedom…” – Ginette Beaudreault, during the Summer 2015 Adapted Sailing Outing

Join us for a memorable experience of adapted sailing at the Pointe-Claire Yacht Club.

Because of limited availability,  this activity is reserved for members with ALS. Furthermore, each participant must be accompanied by their caregiver. However, caregivers will not be able to board the sailboat. During the 90-minute expedition, each member will be paired with a licensed sailor.

Please bring:

  • Snacks;
  • a water bottle;
  • sunscreen;
  • an optional change of clothes.

Limited places – please RSVP with Elizabeth Barbosa at ebarbosa@sla-quebec.ca or 514 725-2653 ext.103

Aug
15
Tue
Adapted sailing @ Club de yacht Pointe Claire
Aug 15 @ 11:00 – 16:00
Adapted sailing @  Club de yacht Pointe Claire | Pointe-Claire | Québec | Canada

Experience Adapted Sailing

“Wow, wow, wow!!!! FREEDOM!!! What a terrific day. I’ve been imprisoned inside my body for years, and I never thought it possible to experience such a feeling of freedom…” – Ginette Beaudreault, during the Summer 2015 Adapted Sailing Outing

Join us for a memorable experience of adapted sailing at the Pointe-Claire Yacht Club.

Because of limited availability,  this activity is reserved for members with ALS. Furthermore, each participant must be accompanied by their caregiver. However, caregivers will not be able to board the sailboat. During the 90-minute expedition, each member will be paired with a licensed sailor.

Please bring:

  • Snacks;
  • a water bottle;
  • sunscreen;
  • an optional change of clothes.

Limited places – please RSVP with Elizabeth Barbosa at ebarbosa@sla-quebec.ca or 514 725-2653 ext.103

Aug
20
Sun
Walk for ALS – Laval @ Des Prairies Park
Aug 20 @ 11:00

Registration: 9:30 AM
Walk start: 11:00 AM
Length of walk: 2.5 km
Entrance fee:  $10

Save the date for the Walk in Laval. For the second year in a row, the Walk for ALS is part of the race event LA VALSE DES COUREURS. All profits of the 2.5km walk will benefit the ALS Society of Quebec. The event promises emotional and inspiring encounters! Join us for a festive afternoon and help raise funds for ALS.

 

Runners, this event has earned The GOLD label sanction has been awarded by the Fédération québécoise d’athlétisme. The event also offers 10 km, 5 km, 2 km (20 years and over), 2 km (12-19th years) and 1km (11 years and under). All participants are invited to raise funds for the ALS Society of Quebec.

 

 

Thanks to Lyne Carry and LA VALSE DES COUREURS’s team for their continuous efforts.

 

Thanks to our proud sponsor!

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Aug
25
Fri
Ride to fight ALS 3-DAY CHALLENGE @ Château Vaudreuil,
Aug 25 all-day
Ride to fight ALS 3-DAY CHALLENGE @ Château Vaudreuil, | Vaudreuil-Dorion | Québec | Canada

Looking for a real challenge? Get your bike and come ride a total of 300km over three days in the picturesque road of Vaudreuil-Dorion.  With adapted routes for each cyclist level, the ride holds something for everyone.

Lodging at Château Vaudreuil: Nature getaway close to Montreal
+/- 100km/day loop – one challenge day at 130km (long or short route choice every day)
Departure: Friday, August 25th
Registration: $350 (double occupancy).

Includes:

  • Participation in the fundraising dinner of Saturday evening;
  • Two-night stay*;
  • 3 meals a day (gastronomic dinners) and snacks & beverages on the road;
  • 1 official cycling jersey;
  • Security, moto escorts, first-aid, ‘Broom Wagon’ and mechanical assistance;
  • Discount on accessories and equipment at Cycle Néron shops (Montreal, Boucherville, Brossard, Lachine);
  • Secure bicycle storage at the hotel;
  • Online fundraising system.

*If you wish to reserve the night before the event, please contact the hotel directly and mention that you are part of the group “Ride to fight ALS” in order to keep the same room for their entire stay.

Fundraising requirements: $10,000 per team of 5 to 7 cyclists and 1 500 $ more per additional cyclist or $2,000 per person.

The registration fees cover most of costs of the event. They are not eligible for a tax receipt. By participating in the Ride to Fight ALS, you are committing to raise the minimum fundraising requirement and helping us fulfill our mission.  The Society survives on funds raised through events and we truly appreciate your efforts to reach our goal.

Other participation options are available. For more information about the 3-day challenge or the 2 or 1 day options, click here.

 Get your bike and come ride with us!

Aug
26
Sat
Ride to fight ALS 2-DAY CHALLENGE @ Château Vaudreuil,
Aug 26 all-day
Ride to fight ALS 2-DAY CHALLENGE @ Château Vaudreuil, | Vaudreuil-Dorion | Québec | Canada

Looking for a real challenge? Get your bike and come ride a total of 200km over tow days in the picturesque road of Vaudreuil-Dorion.  With adapted routes for each cyclist level, the ride holds something for everyone.

Lodging at Château Vaudreuil: Nature getaway close to Montreal
+/- 100km/day loop – one challenge day at 130km (long or short route choice every day)
Departure: Saturday, August 26th
Registration: $250 (double occupancy).

Includes:

  • Participation in the fundraising dinner of Saturday evening;
  • One-night stay*;
  • 3 meals a day (gastronomic dinners) and snacks & beverages on the road;
  • 1 official cycling jersey;
  • Security, moto escorts, first-aid, ‘Broom Wagon’ and mechanical assistance;
  • Discount on accessories and equipment at Cycle Néron shops (Montreal, Boucherville, Brossard, Lachine);
  • Secure bicycle storage at the hotel;
  • Online fundraising system.

*If you wish to reserve the night before the event, please contact the hotel directly and mention that you are part of the group “Ride to fight ALS” in order to keep the same room for their entire stay.

Fundraising requirements: $10,000 per team of 5 to 7 cyclists and 1 500 $ more per additional cyclist or $2,000 per person.

The registration fees cover most of costs of the event. They are not eligible for a tax receipt. By participating in the Ride to Fight ALS, you are committing to raise the minimum fundraising requirement and helping us fulfill our mission.  The Society survives on funds raised through events and we truly appreciate your efforts to reach our goal.

Other participation options are available. For more information about the 2-day challenge or the 3 or 1 day options, click here.

 Get your bike and come ride with us!

A Magical Evening Benefit Dinner @ Château Vaudreuil Pavilion
Aug 26 @ 17:30
A Magical Evening Benefit Dinner @ Château Vaudreuil Pavilion | Vaudreuil-Dorion | Québec | Canada

ALS will not magically disappear. It’s by taking concrete actions, like attending the Magical Evening, that we can hope for a future without ALS. On Saturday, August 26th, help us further our mission by joining A Magical Evening, which is part of the Ride to Fight ALS cycling event. Plenty of surprises await you at the Château Vaudreuil Pavilion to make your evening memorable! We would be glad to experience these magic moments with you.

Special guests – Entertainment – Live auction with the legendary Habs,
Yvon Lambert!

Tickets:

$175: Regular ticket
$1,750: Table of 10
$125: Person living with ALS and one caregiver (2 tickets maximum)
$125: 2-day & 3-day riders’ guests (a maximum of 1 guest per rider)

When:

Saturday August 26, 2017

Where:

Château Vaudreuil Pavilion
21 700 route Transcanadienne
Vaudreuil-Dorion, QC, J7V 8P3

Schedule:

Cocktail and silent auction: 5:30pm
Dinner: 7:00pm

Dress code:

Dressy casual