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Community Heroes: Ultramar service stations raise $66,602 to fight cancer

From left are: Karine Iseult Ippersiel, vice-president, Development, Partnerships and Strategic Alliances – Breast Cancer Foundation; Serge Binette, executive director, Agent and Retail Network – Parkland; Annie Slight and Vanessa dos Santos, ambassadors – Breast Cancer Foundation; Mario Sauvé, vice-president, Retail Sales – Parkland.
From left are: Karine Iseult Ippersiel, vice-president, Development, Partnerships and Strategic Alliances – Breast Cancer Foundation; Serge Binette, executive director, Agent and Retail Network – Parkland; Annie Slight and Vanessa dos Santos, ambassadors – Breast Cancer Foundation; Mario Sauvé, vice-president, Retail Sales – Parkland. - Submitted

Atlantic dealers working to to help implement a ground-breaking kinesiology-oncology program

On Jan. 11, Ultramar and its network of service stations in the Atlantic Provinces announced announce a $66,602 donation for the implementation of a unique kinesiology-oncology program tailored to women with or at risk of developing breast cancer. This money was raised through initiatives held in October, during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, when 1¢ per litre of Supreme gasoline and $1 from every Supreme car wash were collected. In addition, customers made their own $1 or $5 contributions charged at the till or left donations in kind in special bins set up for the drive.

“Thanks to the generosity of our customers and the mobilization of our employees, we’re proud to have reached our goal again this year. Since 2005, Ultramar has donated $516,130 to the cause in the Atlantic Provinces,” said Mario Sauvé, Vice President, Retail Sales, Parkland Fuel Corporation.

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