In the eye of Michel – Chronicle of June 15, 2022

No, it’s not a fishing story. Éric Fréchette spent a whole week with his son, the passionate salmon fishing guide Benjamin Fréchette (1st photo). Several memorable releases and battles were on the menu.

Have the installation of your car seats checked for free thanks to the large annual summer clinic, which will take place on July 9 from 10 am to 12 pm and from 1 pm to 3 pm in 790, chemin Olivier in Saint-Nicolas. Those wishing to use this service must reserve their seat at The Patro de Lévis team will be there to meet you!

The eighth edition of 6h En Cœur took place in the week of May 21, presented by Biscuits Leclerc and Raffinerie Jean-Gaulin de Valero (2nd photo). In attendance in Montreal on May 21 and in Quebec City on May 28, participants were able to run and walk for 6 hours. A total of $360,000 has been raised for the Fondation En Cœur!

The CPE La Salopette in Saint-Étienne-de-Lauzon has officially appointed a new General Manager, Karine Corriveau (3rd photo). Karine’s journey is inspiring as she started her career at CPE as an educator, then was able to grow within the same organization and climb the ladder to now become the Executive Director.

On June 2, the Maison de quartier Louis-Fréchette emphasized the dedication of Hervé Thiboutot, President, and Jeannette Fournier, Treasurer. They have enabled several residents of Lévis to break through their loneliness thanks to the activities offered in the community center (4th photo).

After a career of 35 years with the city of Lévis, René Tremblay (5th photo), director of community life, will retire on June 15. Born in Clermont in Charlevoix, at the beginning of his career he worked as director of recreation in Bernières and Saint-Nicolas. He has held the position of Director at the City of Lévis since 2006. He takes this opportunity to thank all the volunteers and employees of organizations involved in their communities and with whom he has enjoyed working with them over the years.

Diane Bernier (6th photo) has taken on a new challenge as a coordinator within the Espace-Vie TSA team. She will oversee the development of the organization in all aspects of administration, communication, fundraising, partner relations and workforce planning.

Welcome to a new citizen of Lévis, Jean Fortin (7th photo). He is also celebrating his 15th anniversary as director of development for retailers Goodyear, Dunlop and Tire.

It was the return of the famous Leucan shaved head challenge at École Pointe-Lévy. The activity raised $13,600 for this great cause. Thanks to the 20 participants (8th photo), see you next year!

The Elizabeth and Roger Parent Foundation is starting to get a lot of visitors again. Residents of Le Havre de Saint-Jean-Chrysostome recently spent a whole day in the chalet of the foundation (9th photo).

Congratulations to Mariane Carrier, winner of the Dina-Bélanger Prize and the accompanying scholarship. Her father, Raymond, is very proud of her (10th picture)!

On July 1, a wonderful evening of astronomy is offered to you. This activity will take place in two phases in 1170, chemin Ville-Marie. First you get a presentation on the theme of astronomy. After that, a star-watching activity will be held on the Grande plée Bleue site. The host is Martin Aubé from Club Mars, a group of astronomy enthusiasts from Lévis. In case of bad weather, the activity will be moved to Sunday 3 July. You must reserve your seat for the activity.

The National Day is celebrated in style this year in Beaumont as part of the 350th anniversary of the creation of this municipality. On June 24 from 9 am, petanque tournament, volleyball tournament, inflatable games, face painting, circus performances, poutine dinner, evening shows, fireworks, jam tradition and bonfires are offered in the Parc du Moulin de Vincennes (11th photo).

Congratulations to the four new Nidan black belts (2nd dan) from Studios Unis de Lévis. You made your instructors and your school proud (12th photo).

Finally, I would like to thank Jolyane Amyot (June 13 – Desjardins Assurances), Gilles Lafrance (June 13), Louis Fournier (June 13), Denis Dion (June 13), Esther Gosselin (June 14 – Reitmans ), France Bélanger (June 14 – Tout-Près supermarket), Jérôme Jolicoeur (15 June – Tanguay Real Estate Group), David L. Côté (18 June), Francis Carrier (18 June – Tip Club Lévis), Johanne Métivier (19 June), Karina Lehoux (19 June – Eklosion), Michel Cantin (June 19), and Laurie Chabot (June 19 – M&M Foods).

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