May 1 2019 Edition

SLC raises $7,000 for Leucan Shaved Head Challenge

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

To the sound of classic rock music, four students and one teacher stepped up to the razor for the annual Leucan Shaved Head Challenge on April 25.

Undrafted, Laval’s Betts signs with Chicago Bears

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Photo: Luc Lang

Université Laval’s Mathieu Betts, a lineman for the Rouge et Or football team, signed a contract as a free agent with the Chicago Bears of the National Football League, minutes after going undrafted in last week’s NFL draft.

Patricia (née O’Doherty) FLEURY

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Patricia (née O’Doherty) FLEURY

Patricia O’Doherty, the daughter of the late Malvina Julien and the late Joseph O’Doherty, died at St. Sacrement Hospital on April 25, 2019, at the age of 100. She was the wife of the late Adrien Fleury. She resided in Quebec City.

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Summer jazz fest is back in June

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Photo: Richard Laird

Jazz fans rejoice, Quebec City has a new summer festival dedicated to the blue note.

As the name suggests, Festival Québec Jazz en juin gives the city an early start on the whirlwind of fair-weather events with 11 days of performances beginning on Thursday, June 20.

Les Choristes arrives in Quebec City in June

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

The cast of the musical Les Choristes, which will be playing at the Salle Albert-Rousseau from June 29 to July 27, is now known. Twenty boys from La Maîtrise des Petits Chanteurs de Québec will portray the choir.

Community Calendar

Wednesday, May 1 – YES Business Coaching offers professional business coaching services in person or online. Receive practical advice from YES’s business coach. To register, call 418-683-2366, ext. 225, or email VEQ at [email protected].

Staying healthy in Sainte-Catherine-de-la-Jacques-Cartier

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Photo: Lise Lafond

The first Sainte-Catherine-de-la-Jacques-Cartier health, welfare and active-living fair was held on April 27 and 28 at the Centre Anne-Hébert.

Winners of St. Patrick’s High School public speaking competition

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Photo: Marsha Murdock

It requires nerves of steel and lots of confidence if you wish to speak calmly and clearly and make your point within a short time period before a panel of judges and an audience of your peers at a public speaking contest. Memorizing your text and the discreet use of notes can also be an asset.

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