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Thursday, June 12th, 2014

Récipiendaires des Prix d’excellence et du Mérite Guy-Lafleur/Guy Lafleur Awards of Excellence and Merit

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Le 4 juin dernier, Le Club de hockey Canadien et Molson Coors ont procédé conjointement à la remise des Prix d’excellence Guy-Lafleur et du Mérite Guy-Lafleur pour la saison 2013-2014. Les récipiendaires des Prix d’excellence Guy-Lafleur sont : Cédric McNicoll (McGill Redmen) et Jeremy Grégoire (Drakkar de Baie-Comeau) qui se sont chacun mérité une bourse d’étude de $6,000 répartie sur 3 ans. Le gagnant du Mérite Guy-Lafleur est Philippe-Alexandre Vinette (Le Titan de Princeville) qui s’est mérité une bourse d’étude de $1,000. Les gagnants étaient heureux de recevoir leurs prix des mains de Guy Lafleur et de Daniel Dufresne, Vice-président régional, Québec et Atlantique, de Molson Coors Canada.

On June 4th, the Montreal Canadiens and Molson Coors announced the recipients of the Guy Lafleur Awards of Excellence and Merit for 2013-2014. The awards recipients for the Guy Lafleur Awards of Excellence are:  Cédric McNicoll (McGill Redmen) and Jeremy Grégoire (Drakkar de Baie-Comeau) who will each receive a $6,000 scholarship over a three-year period. The winner for the Guy Lafleur Awards of Merit is Philippe-Alexandre Vinette (Le Titan de Princeville) who will receive a $1,000 scholarship.  The winners gladly accepted their awards from Guy Lafleur and Daniel Dufresne, Vice-President, Quebec & Atlantic, Molson Coors Canada.

 

Monday, April 14th, 2014

Kamenitza Fan Cup Receives Award for Responsibility

For 11 years, Kamenitza has hosted the biggest amateur soccer tournament in Bulgaria, aptly named the Kamenitza Fan Cup. At this year’s 11th annual Responsible Business Awards, the Kamenitza Fan cup received the first runner-up award for excellence in cause-related marketing.

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The annual awards ceremony, organized by the Bulgarian Business Leaders Forum, recognizes those Bulgarian businesses that excel in corporate social responsibility. The Responsible Business Awards is the most prestigious CSR competition in Bulgaria and this year a record number of companies participated. A total of 56 companies competed in seven different categories. Winners were selected by an independent jury of distinguished professionals from the fields of business, media, government and NGOs. With their first runner-up finish, Kamenitza is certainly proving that improving Our Beer Print can be fun.

The Kamenitza Fan Cup provides an excellent opportunity for non-professional players all across the country to practice their favorite sport in professional environment in the spirit of sportsmanship and fair play. The tournament lasts for more than 7 months and covers all 27 regional cities. In 2013, a record number of 18,000 players and 1,800 teams participated and winners were awarded with a trip to the legendary Maracana Stadium in Brazil!

Kamenitza Fan Cup

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

40 ans de tradition à redonner à la communauté

Le samedi 21 décembre dernier, DIX employés du service de la Distribution participaient à la 73e campagne de jouets des pompiers de la Ville de Sherbrooke. Les employés de Molson Coors de Sherbrooke participent à cette cause depuis plus de 40 ans.

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Félicitations à Daniel Tisdel pour avoir organisé l’activité de cette année ainsi qu’à Michael Panneton, Kevin Glaude, Jérôme Larouche, Maxime Packwood, Olivier-Paul St-Germain, Josée Lortie, Yves St-Laurent, Richard Lacroix, Paul Panneton ainsi que leurs conjoints/conjointes pour leur participation à cette belle initiative!

Grâce à cette campagne de jouets, 762 enfants de 470 familles ont reçu un cadeau à Noël

 

Sunday, November 17th, 2013

Molson Canadian Fund a Champion…towards Sochi 2014

Athletes Interview

It was a true pleasure to participate in the “news” of our renewed commitment to the Molson Canadian Fund a Champion program. The program is providing ten of our Canadian Olympic hopefuls with a $10,000 grant each through the Canadian Olympic Committee in support of their training and costs leading up to the Sochi games in 2014. Georgia Simmerling and Cody Sorenson were on hand at our Calgary sales and marketing office this past Friday for a conversation about their preparation for this exciting moment in their lives. Truth is, their exciting moments become moments that Canadians from cost to coast to coast to enjoy, as we will be cheering on our Olympians at the Sochi games. Best wishes to our “Fund a Champion” athletes and to all of those Olympic hopefuls as they pursue their Olympic dream in the weeks and months ahead. Cheers ! @MolsonFerg

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

Michael Coss with “Courage to Come Back” is at it again…

Michael Coss Coquitlam

If you follow our community blog you will be familiar with a few stories about the miraculous recovery of Michael Coss after a terrible accident seven years ago that caused a brain injury and total immobility at the time. Michael has continued to fight back from days when he and his family were told that he would never walk again. He shared this story with me this week. I promised Michael that I would post this for him. As we step into Our Beer Print month at Molson Coors, it’s a natural fit to shine a light on this terrific story about a man who had the courage to come back. Cheers Michael !

Saturday, September 7th will see a more DIVERSE group of hikers take to the trail for the 4th Annual Coquitlam Crunch Challenge.

On Saturday, September 7, Michael Coss and event founder Alex Bell invite Tri-City residents to come out for the Crunch Challenge to help demonstrate the power of community and show how much more is possible when we embrace diversity. The hike-a-thon is a fundraising event to build an Embracing Diversity Community Fund with the Coquitlam Foundation.

Using just a cane, brain injury survivor and activist Michael Coss will take on the Crunch to help Bell launch a new participation category encouraging people with mobility challenges to join the event and enjoy the trail. Once told he would never walk, talk or feed himself independently again, Michael’s motto is ‘Anything is possible, when you believe’. Just a year out of his wheelchair, Michael says, “I am pumped…” to be using just a cane to take to the trail and lead the way for people with mobility barriers to participate in the event.

Michael is on his own journey to ‘Anything’s Possible”. After suffering a Traumatic Brain injury in a 2006 MVA, Michael’s family was told he would never walk or talk. Since that time, Michael has become a published author, from his hospital bed Michael was the biggest individual fundraiser for the 2007 Rick Hansen Wheels in Motion campaign, participated in two Terry Fox events and has launched a foundation to raise funds for rehabilitation options for brain injured children. Michael is pleased to have ‘divorced’ his wheelchair soon after winning the 2012 Courage to Come Back Award for Physical Rehabilitation. A former Coquitlam resident, Michael is an inspiration to many as he shares his message of “Anything is possible, when you believe.”

The Crunch Challenge continues to offer two additional participation categories: as early as 6:30 a.m. “Make-It-or-Break-It” challengers may start in pursuit of a personal best or the top spot by completing as many ascents as they can in a 12 hour period, then Recreational Category registration starts at 9 a.m. for participants wanting to enjoy the trail and support the idea of a welcoming and Diverse community.

The Crunch Challenge starts on the trail alongside the Lacrosse Box parking lot (behind Scott Creek Middle School), but Coss will arrive at 10 a.m. for a ‘Meet and Greet’ outside Northside Church at Lansdowne and David. The ‘Path to Anything’s Possible’ will officially launch at 10:30 a.m. once Bell hikes up from below to join Michael for the opening.

Using only a cane, Michael will make his way step-by-step from David, past the dog park and up to Bramblewood Elementary. Proceeds from the Crunch Challenge go to build a Community Diversity fund with the Coquitlam Foundation. Suggested donation is $20 per participant.

For details please see www.coquitlamcrunch.com or email queries to coquitlamcrunch@gmail.com

PHOTO CREDIT – Craig Hodge