Rosemère holds annual volunteers’ gala

(NSN) On October 19, the traditional annual Volunteers’ Gala was held in Rosemère to pay tribute to the commitment and dedication of the many Rosemère volunteers.

More than 320 people attended the evening event, which took place at the Externat Sacré-Cœur school. This year’s theme was ‘Once upon a time.’

Storybook time

For the occasion, the guests dressed up as storybook characters, in beautiful costumes. There were many different characters and plenty of originality.

“If Rosemère is such an attractive and welcoming town with such a vibrant community life, it is thanks to the involvement and devotion of outstanding people — our volunteers,” said Mayor Eric Westram.

They were rewarded

“Whether it is in the field of sports, culture, crafts or community life, these people make the dreams of many youngsters and adults come true. They well deserve a special tribute for their commitment.”

The town has more than 500 volunteers working with approximately 45 organizations. Town officials took the opportunity to present a simulated cheque made out for the symbolic amount of $500,000. The amount represents the town’s involvement with its community organizations.