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MONTREAL, MAY 2, 2007- The Spiritual Community Animators from Regions 1,2 and 3 will be holding a Brain Waves Musical Fundraising Gala for the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital. Students from Laurier Macdonald, Royal Vale, Rosemount, John F. Kennedy, James Lyng and Vincent Massey Colligate High School will be participating. It will take place on Wed. May 9 (7 p.m to 10 p.m.) at the Leonardo Da Vinci Centre (8370, boulevard Lacordaire) in St. Léonard.

This show will honor Dr. Rolando Del Maestro, neurosurgeon and head of the Brain Tumor Research Center at the Montreal Neurological Institute. Brain Waves tickets will be sold in advance for only $25 and all proceeds will go to brain tumor research. The deadline for purchasing tickets is Mon. May 7 (no tickets for this venue will be sold at the door). If you would like to purchase a ticket for the Brain Waves Gala, please send you money to Mr. Vince Lacroce at Laurier Macdonald High School (7355 Viau, St. Leonard, Quebec, H1S 3C2). For a monetary donation, cheques should be made payable to The Montreal Neurological Institute (Franco Di Giovanni Foundation) and to the attention of Mr. Mike Talevi, Principal at Dalkeith Elementary School (514-483-7200 ext. 2004).

For more information call Spiritual Community Animator Vince Lacroce (483-7200. Ext. 1105) or Brain tumors are the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in Canadian children and the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in young adults.

Michael J. Cohen
Communications and Marketing Specialist
English Montreal School Board
Tel: (514) 483-7200 ext. 7243
Fax: (514) 483-7213