For Immediate Release, September 11, 2019, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
More than 1000 participants and spectators attended the 14th edition of the FL Fuller Landau Dragon Boat Race & Festival benefitting the Cedars Cancer Foundation’s CanSupport program on September 7 at Parc Père-Marquette in Lachine.
Founded in 2006, the Dragon Boat Race & Festival began with six boats and has grown to an event regrouping more than 24 boats, with over $6 million raised to date. This year, FL Fuller Landau celebrated its 12th anniversary as the presenting sponsor of the festival, and took pride in being active participants with two boats. The FL Fuller Landau Flowing Flames were the top fundraising team with a total of $72,532 raised.
The VIP tent was buzzing with enthusiasm and Mother Nature was on the paddlers’ side for this event which raised more than $425,000.
Funds raised will be donated to the Cedars CanSupport program, which provides psychological, practical, and humanitarian assistance, as well as support services for cancer patients at the McGill University Health Centre.
About FL Fuller Landau LLP
FL Fuller Landau LLP is a professional services firm focused on family businesses and the entrepreneurial spirit. In addition to the traditional accounting firm offering, FL Fuller Landau provides cutting-edge advice and knowledge in People and Culture management, Outsourced Financial Consulting and Bookkeeping, through its division Pvisio. Furthermore, Le Groupe Fuller Landau brings vast experience in insolvency, business valuations and financial re-engineering to the business community.
FL partners and consultants are a dynamic blend of youth and experience, working together to improve the lives and net worth of their clients. Founded in 1963, the firm was recognized in 2019 as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People and one of Canada’s Best of the Best by Inside Public Accounting. The firm now employs over 110 team members who are guided by eight core principles: excellence, confidence, innovation, passion, leadership, creativity, team spirit, and empathy.
FL Fuller Landau LLP is also a founding member of LEA Global, an international network of independently-owned professional accounting and consulting firms. To learn more about FL Fuller Landau LLP, please visit flmontreal.com.
ABOUT THE CEDARS CANCER FOUNDATION
Since its inception in 1966, The Cedars Cancer Foundation has raised over $60 million in much-needed funds to purchase state-of-the-art diagnostic oncology equipment, improve facilities for treatment and care of cancer patients. Cedars CanSupport offers cancer patients and their families’ free psycho-social, practical and humanitarian assistance. In partnership with the Cancer Care Mission of the MUHC, a comprehensive cancer centre in Quebec that cares for patients and their families from childhood through adulthood, Cedars has relied on the dedication, commitment and generosity of Quebecers to help provide the best care possible for patients and their families of all ages battling this terrible disease. Visit cedars.ca