December 09, 2009 09:00 ET

Media Advisory/Invitation: Moisson Montreal's Christmas Bee

A festive gathering of volunteers which follows 'La grande guignolee des medias'

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Dec. 9, 2009) - Johanne Theroux, Executive Director of Moisson Montreal is pleased to invite the media to its Christmas Bee, an annual event where foodstuffs collected during 'La grande guignolee des medias' are sorted. This festive event takes place at Moisson Montreal's warehouse. Approximately one-hundred corporate volunteers will be on hand to ensure the success of the bee, including groups from the three 'friends of La grande guignolee', Jean Coutu, la Banque Laurentienne and Subway restaurants. Moisson Montreal's Christmas Bee will take place on Saturday December 12th, between 8am and noon.

Journalists are invited to join the partners, dignitaries and volunteers throughout the morning, according to their availability. Moisson Montreal's new celebrity spokesperson, Clodine Desrochers, will be present.

When : Saturday December 12th 2009
8 a.m. to noon

Where : Moisson Montreal
6880, Chemin de la Cote-de-Liesse, Saint-Laurent
(Hickmore exit)

What : Moisson Montreal's 2009 Christmas Bee

Who : Christian Lamarre, Board Chair, Moisson Montreal
Johanne Theroux, Executive Director, Moisson Montreal
Clodine Desrochers, celebrity spokesperson, Moisson
Jasmin Roy, Master of ceremonies
Tommy Kulczyk, Director Emergency Services, Jeunesse
au Soleil
Pierre Portelance, President, Societe St-Vincent de

Please confirm your attendance with Michelle Sullivan Sullivan at (514) 995-4015 or by email at

About Moisson Montreal

Moisson Montreal is a non-profit organization. The food bank recovers and freely distributes food and essential products to community agencies on the Island of Montreal throughout the year. By distributing approximately 8.1 million kilograms of food products to 211 agencies who help 115 000 people annually, Moisson Montreal is Canada's largest food bank.

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