RBC Montreal West Island and Golf Tournament to Support Local Charities

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The 8th edition of the RBC Royal Bank Annual Charity Classic took place on June 16th, 2014, at the Summerlea Golf & Country Club, aiming to support local West Island charities.

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This year, RBC partnered with Rideau Recognition Solutions and its CEO, Peter Hart, who served as honorary President of the tournament.

All proceeds from the tournament went directly to the West Island Community Shares and the Vaudreuil–Soulanges Health Care Foundation. The West Island Community Shares is a charity dedicated to supporting West Island community organizations and ensuring that residents have access to the health and wellness services they require. The Vaudreuil–Soulanges Health Care Foundation offers free, specialized palliative care to patients and their families, and has become a key foundation that many residents of the community have come to depend on.

"I am so incredibly honored to be presiding over the RBC Montreal West Island Golf Tournament. It is always incredible to see so many individuals come together for a good cause. And I couldn't be more excited to see these proceeds go to such great organizations, organizations that have become sources of relief and comfort to so many in our community," said Peter Hart.

“We were delighted to have Peter Hart as the Honorary President for our 8th RBC Annual Golf Tournament this year. Peter and his entire team at Rideau were instrumental in making this tournament a true success. For the past 8 years, RBC has been a strong supporter of these 2 non-profit organizations in the West Island and Vaudreuil, which play a critical and an essential role, and remain true pillars in our communities,’’ said Yan Liao.

RBC Montreal and Rideau Recognition Solutions are proud to announce that the tournament attracted over 140 golfers, which made possible the $62,000 raised at the event.

About RBC:

RBC believes in building prosperity by contributing to the communities in which we live and work. As one of Canada's largest corporate donors, RBC supports a broad range of community initiatives through donations, sponsorships, and employee volunteer activities. For more information, please visit rbc.com.

About Rideau Recognition Solutions:

Rideau provides market-leading recognition and rewards solutions and cloud computing technologies to Global 2000 employers worldwide to boost revenues, manage employer costs, increase employee performance, and exceed customer expectations. Privately held, with headquarters in Montreal and offices in New York City, Paris, and Bangalore, Rideau celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2012. Rideau is named after Rideau Hall; the capital city residence of Canada’s Governor General since 1867 and Canada’s equivalent to America’s White House. Find more information about the company at http://www.rideau.com.

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