In the eye of Michel – Chronicle of May 18, 2022

Here’s a little look back at the past of the Saint Roman playground, thanks to Raymond Dutil. At the end of each season, the youngsters and the instructors were awarded various trophies and medals by the members of the recreation committee (1st photo).

The Club Lions Saint-Étienne-Saint-Nicolas-Saint-Rédempteur would like to thank Mécanique Auto DR for its $1,000 donation. A special mention to Lion Martin Gilbert and Lioness Lynda Cayouette (2nd photo) who are the initiators of this project are giving a $1 donation to their club for each of the invoices produced. In this time of pandemic, this gesture is doubly honorable.

Étiennette Dallaire’s 104th birthday was recently celebrated by her loved ones. Born on April 19, she is from Lac-à-la-Croix (now Hébertville) in Lac-Saint-Jean and has lived in the Quebec region for over 40 years. She survived the Spanish flu when she was born and just overcame COVID last April. Here are images from the party that took place at the Center d’accueil Saint-Joseph de Lévis, where she has lived since November last year (3rd photo). With the help of the CLSC, she was able to live in her apartment until she was 103.

The Cégep de Lévis announced the winners of the $1,000 admission scholarships offered by the Fondation du Cégep de Lévis. Secondary 5 students from our community, who have chosen to continue their university studies in the Lévis institution, were invited to submit their application by March 1. In Lévis, the winners are Olivier Leblanc and Amanda Giroux, from Juvénat Notre-Dame, Sophie Lafrenière, from École Pointe-Lévy, and Coralie Mercier, from Collège de Lévis (4th photo).

Do you want to participate in the Coupe Femina? Register quickly sailors, the countdown has begun and the approach of the Coupe Femina 2022 is already planned. If you have any questions, the organization will answer them during a video conference on Wednesday 18 May at 7 p.m. Visit bit.ly/3P3cBA3 to access the Zoom meeting.

The community center of the Maison des Aînés de Lévis has a new general manager. Brittany Blais (5th photo) has taken up this new challenge. I wish Ms Blais every success and would like to thank Amélie Bernier Brillon for her involvement.

Éric Fréchette (6th photo), President of Éric Fréchette Fruits and Vegetables, has accepted the honorary presidency of the Rotary Club golf tournament of Lévis. The event will take place on August 24 at the Club de golf Lévis.

The Rive-Sud Occupational Workshop will hold its annual general meeting on June 21, from 7 pm, at 4275, boulevard Guillaume-Couture. It is now possible to join directly online, at www.atelieroccupationnelrivesud.com/fr/devenez-membre/adhesion. It is important to do this in order to participate in the General Assembly.

Members of the Rotary Club of Lévis had the pleasure of attending the rehearsal of the 776 Rotary Lévis Air Cadets, in addition to donating $13,000 thanks to the initiative and involvement of one of its members, Marco Lefebvre, owner of Agence Sécurité Accès ! In the seventh photo we find Marco Lefebvre, Danielle Gendron, Huguette Dallaire, Éric-Michel Beaulieu and Marie-France Roy.

Thanks and congratulations to all the volunteers (8th photo) who make the Desjardins International Atomic M11 Tournament in Lévis possible. Your involvement allows young people from different cities in Quebec to participate in an event of international caliber that brings many economic benefits to our community.

During the third fundraising evening A gift for 10 years of shared expertise, which was held on April 28, Bénévoles d’Expertise (BE) raised the amount of $ 83,436 (9th photo). This evening also marked the kick-off for the organization’s 10th anniversary.

As part of Mental Health Week, the Fondation Jeunes en Tête took stock of its 2021-2022 provincial tour, meeting more than 41,500 young people across Quebec. She is also proud to say that since October she has attended 13 schools in the Chaudière-Appalaches region, representing 3,124 students and 31 teachers. The Mental Health Base and Mental Health Solidarity workshops presented as part of this high school tour aim to promote positive mental health and prevent depression and anxiety.

On the occasion of Mother’s Day, the organization Vide ta sacoche prepared gift bags filled with sweets for 350 vulnerable mothers in Chaudière-Appalaches. Thanks to the generosity of its partners, donors and volunteers, more than $17,000 in product donations was distributed (10th photo). Carefully filled gift bags were offered to vulnerable young mothers. Older mothers living at the CHSLD in Lévis were also spoiled by the organization to celebrate this special day!

The Kodokan is the world training center for elite judo in Japan. Samuel Brochu, instructor of judo club Okano de Charny, was able to improve there. On this occasion, he was able to meet Harukuni Shimoyama (11th photo), fifth dan, and Yoshiharu Makishi (12th photo), sixth dan. Notably, the latter was a gold medalist in 1994 and 1996 at the International Canoe Cup Championships and a silver medalist at the 1997 World Championship.

The Pointe-Lévy Minor Hockey Organization’s annual general meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 15 at 7:30 PM at the Center de plein air de Lévis. Visit commandeursohmp.com for full meeting details. For more information, please contact Nicole Vézina, secretary of the organization, at 418 455-6232 or email nicolevez@hotmail.com.

I would like to welcome Frédérique Provencher (13th photo) to the Patro de Lévis team. Dynamic, creative and organised, she will become the new program coordinator, more specifically in the context of NEO. The assignments include the day camp, youth programming, extracurricular activities and pedagogical days.

I invite you to increase your life and car insurance, because the radio host Alain Perron is now the driver of a racing car (14th photo). Meet his running instructor and co-host, Lynn Dubois.

The 23rd edition of the Prestige Tasting of the Hôtel-Dieu de Lévis Foundation will be present again on 6 October. The event will take place under the honorary presidency of Hugo Bélanger, Vice President, Business Financial Services South Shore of Quebec/Beauce/Bois-Francs at RBC Royal Bank, at the Lévis Convention Center. To reserve your seat: fhdl.ca/activites/degustation-prestige-23rd-edition/.

The entire Imafa team is pleased to welcome Mélanie Boilard (15th photo) as Director of Finance. As an experienced manager who has worked mainly in the municipal field, she will be able to actively participate in the growth of the real estate company by getting involved in the financial and accounting management of the company.

École Pointe-Lévy congratulates all its students who made it to the 2022 provincial final of the AQJM math competition. We now wish them every success in reaching the international final in Lausanne. The sixteenth photo shows from left to right Jérôme Têtu (teacher), Xavier Duquette, Elliot Beauséjour Martel, Élianne Poulin, Sophia Venables and Éric Pouliot (director of École Pointe-Lévy). Another finalist, Mathis Hubert, is absent from the photo.

You can now register your U4 to U12 category team to participate in the 25th edition of the Saint-Étienne Metro Soccer Festival-Tournament. For more information: www.festival-tournoi.org.

The Lions Club Saint-Étienne-Saint-Nicolas-Saint-Rédempteur welcomed two new members, Nathalie Rousseau and Jean-Sébastien St-Pierre, on April 23. They were consecrated by Denis Rochefort, governor of the lion, in the presence of Denis Carignan, godfather of the lion Jean-Sébastien (17th photo). Lioness Carmen Cloutier, godmother to lioness Nathalie, was absent from the ceremony.

The Saint-Romuald/Saint-Jean figure skating club attended the Patinage Québec convention in Laval. Maud Perras then received a plaque in the name of all members of the organizing committee of the Star Michel-Proulx and Jeux de la Participatie 2022 competitions (18th photo). Thanks to all the volunteers who helped with this event.

Finally, I would like to congratulate Richard Larue (May 16), Michel L’Hébreux (May 17), Jason Savage (May 18), Julie Patry (May 18), Hélène Laflamme (May 19), Huguette. Léveillé (May 20), Kathy Rousseau (May 20), André Jenkins (May 20), Claudette Fournier (May 21), Denis Nolet (May 21), Alain Pruneau (May 22 – Olymel) and Chantal Brochu (May 22).

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