SPORTS CELEBRITY BREAKFAST HONOUREE TONY LOFFREDA
A SIGNATURE EVENT IN OUR COMMUNITY
High profile personalities from the world of sports and business were on hand for the 15th annual Cummings Jewish Centre for Seniors Foundation Sports Celebrity Breakfast, held Sunday April 7, 2019 at the Gelber Conference Centre in Montreal. RBC Vice-Chairman of Wealth Management Tony Loffreda was the Guest of Honour
Among the highlights of the program was the recognition of Ultimate Fighting Championship superstar Georges St-Pierre (GSP) as the Sports Personality of the Year. Former Montreal Expos Manager Felipe Alou received the Expos Baseball Legends Award and award-winning journalist Michael Farber was presented with the Larry Fredericks Media Award. The morning program also featured the presentation of the Lifetime Achievement Award, on behalf of the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame, to Roy Salomon.
The event raised funds to support “Seniors in Crisis,” a program that delivers much-needed assistance to seniors in the community.
THIS ANNUAL EVENT IS TRULY A CELEBRATION OF LEGENDS AND LEADERS
Businesspersons Michael Wagen and Bram Naimer serve as co-chairs of the event. Morden “Cookie” Lazarus is honourary chair. Journalist Mike Cohen and broadcaster Charles-André Marchand are the emcees.
The Cummings Jewish Centre for Seniors Foundation aims to meet the philanthropic challenges and needs of the 50 plus population. The Cummings Centre is a leader in the provision of quality programs, professional social services and a wide range of volunteer opportunities to the 50+ community.
For more information, contact Susan Rozansky at 514.734.1820.
NEWS COVERAGE OF THE 2019 EVENT
We are honoured that several newspapers and media have given a special place to this event.