2017 Cyclo-Golf Classic

August 25, 2017

The Cancer Research Society enjoys a successful 24th edition of its Cyclo-Golf Classic
The generosity of donors amounts to $207,000 raised for cancer research

Over $200,000 was raised during the 24th edition of the Cyclo-Golf Classic benefitting the Cancer Research Society (CRS). On August 17th, some 150 participants attended the event held at the Elm Ridge Golf Club on Île Bizard to cycle or play golf to raise funds for cancer research. Since 1993, the event has allowed the CRS to distribute more than $3 million in grants to the most promising researchers in the country. True to its original mission, the CRS has been funding research on all types of cancer for over 70 years.

 Classique cyclo-golf 2017
From the left: Philippe P. Huneault, Bank & Clients – Member of the Board of Directors, CRS; Max Fehlmann, President and CEO, CRS; Paula Keays, McKesson Canada - Honorary Co-Chair of the event; Peter Clair, Scotia Bank – Honorary Co-Chair of the event; and Martin Thibodeau, RBC Royal Bank – Chairman of the Board of Directors, CRS.
Credit: Mélissa Vincelli


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About the Cancer Research Society
Founded in 1945, the Cancer Research Society is a national, not-for-profit organization whose mission is to fund research on all types of cancer, contributing to the advancement of science to prevent, detect and treat the disease. Since 2000, the Society has contributed over 125 million dollars to cancer research across the country through a variety of fundraising initiatives such as the Classic Cyclo-Golf.

Media Inquiries:
Carolyne Lord | clord@src-crs.ca