Cocktail and Poker night raises money and awareness

05/07/2014 05:00:00 PM
Alyssa Klimek

Quebec Produce Marketing AssociationCourtesy Quebec Produce Marketing Association6th annual Cocktail & Poker Night at the Metropolitan Golf Club in MontrealThe Quebec Produce Marketing Association, Canada, held its 6th annual Cocktail & Poker Night on April 28 at the Metropolitan Golf Club, Montreal.

Approximately 350 guests attended the event to benefit the “I love 5 to 10 servings a day” campaign that is designed to raise consumer awareness about the importance of eating more fruits and vegetables.

The event was sponsored by Chenail Fruits and Vegetables, Montreal, and included a buffet.

The Association presented four scholarships totaling $5,000 to the winners of a recipe contest using fruits or vegetables grown in Quebec. Contestants were final‐year students at the Quebec Institute of Tourism and Hotel Management.

At the end of the poker tournament, $11,850 in winnings were shared among nine people.

The event helped raise more than $20,000 for the “I love 5 to 10 servings a day” campaign.



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