PHOTO BY LAUREN MITCHELL
Pierre Legault (right), founder and director general of La Renaissance, presented the honourary plaque to Mayor Marc Roy (left) of Île-Perrot for the city's efforts when donating to the springtime "Renaissance challenge."
Mayor of Île-Perrot Marc Roy was awarded on Tuesday, June 6th with a plaque of honor for his city's contributions to "Renaissance challenge" by Renaissance's founder and Director General Pierre Legault. The Renaissance, a non-profit organization helping citizens get back in to the workforce, accepted donations from 24 different cities for their springtime Renaissance challenge between April 23 and May 20. The challenge being that the city with the most contributions would be awarded with the honourary plaque, in which Île-Perrot’s citizens won by having 125.5 donators per 1,000 inhabitants. Also, 46,130 pounds of clothes and other items were donated during the time period.
Renaissance Île-Perrot is located at 106 Don-Quichotte Blvd.