August 27, 2009 15:00 ET

September is Arthritis Awareness Month

Nathalie Lambert acts as spokesperson for this Arthritis Society campaign Action speaks louder than pain

Attention: Assignment Editor, Health/Medical Editor, Lifestyle Editor, News Editor MONTRÉAL, QUEBEC, MEDIA ALERT--(Marketwire - Aug. 27, 2009) - Come and meet Nathalie Lambert, official spokesperson for Arthritis Awareness Month 2009, at a press conference marking the inauguration of this education campaign about a disease that affects 1.1 million people in Quebec alone.

When: Tuesday, September 1, 2009
From 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where: Club Sportif MAA Montréal
2070 Peel Street, Montréal
Fee-parking on the premises

What: ? Launch of The Arthritis Society's new "Physical Activity & Arthritis" guide designed to help people with arthritis improve their physical condition
? Unveiling of the results of a recent poll on physical activity and people with arthritis commissioned by The Arthritis Society

Who: ? Gilles Lamontagne, Executive Director of The Arthritis Society - Quebec Division
? Marie-Michèle Desrosiers, official spokesperson for The Arthritis Society
? Nathalie Lambert, spokesperson for Arthritis Awareness Month
?Dr. Denis Choquette, rheumatologist at the Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal

Speeches will be in French, followed by a bilingual question period.
Photo and interview opportunities.
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Contact Information

  • Gabrielle Collu
    Primary Phone: 514-844-7338
    Secondary Phone: 514-943-6557