Brigitte Nadeau Cyr will be roast ‘victim’ for a cause
EDMUNDSTON, New Brunswick — Brigitte Nadeau Cyr, recognized businesswoman and involved in her community, will take the stage to be “roasted for the cause” at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, at the Edmundston Convention Center.
Caroline Pagé, President of the roast committee of the St. Louis-Maillet Foundation (WLUML), made the announcement at a press conference on Wednesday, Dec. 11, at the University of Moncton, Edmundston Campus (UMCE).
Cyr’s husband and business partner, Sylvain Cyr, his sister, Sylvie Nadeau, his friend Marco Boucher and his colleagues Noémy Morneau and Mylène Violette will be his fellow roasters. They are ready and already anticipating a colorful evening as they will finally reveal some unknown sides of Brigitte Nadeau Cyr. But beware, the tradition leaves the last word to the “roastee.”
A graduate of the City Youth A.-M.-Sormany, Cyr pursued her studies at NBCC – Campbellton Campus in technical community intervention, taking drug and psychology courses through continuing education at UMCE. She was a community worker for 17 years before going into business with the founding of Exquisite Cuisine in 2007, a catering company. This was the beginning of her adventure in the world of business.
She acquired the restaurant Heritage in 2011, the Inox Lounge in 2012, Night of Softness in 2014, founded by Fashionista Night Softness in 2016, and Lock – Stop – Greedy in 2018. She is also involved in the joint construction and management of Best Western and Days Inn hotels with her husband. She is described as a woman of action and vision who can sniff out business good opportunities.
Despite all these responsibilities, Cyr finds a way to give back to the community, either by time or sponsorship in all its forms. Believing in the importance of contributing to the development of her community and supporting the youth of the region, she agreed to play the roast game.
The evening tickets are on sale to members of the board and the office of the St. Louis-Maillet Foundation at a cost of $75 ($ 25 tax receipt). It is also possible to purchase them by visiting the website at FSLM www.fondationslm.org/fr/dons/faire-un-don .
The goal of a roast
The objective of the roast is to raise funds to create a new scholarship for students attending UMCE. For nearly 30 years, the St. Louis-Maillet Foundation has aimed to financially assist students UMCE and contribute to the development of the campus. Since its inception, it has distributed more than a million dollars in scholarships and strategic projects.
Individuals who have been roasted since 1989 include Marcel Sormany, Jean-Maurice Simard, Gilles Lapointe, Gérald Clavette, Jeannot Castonguay, Percy Mockler, Bert Martin, Jeannot Volpé, Madeleine Dubé, Paul Albert, Bishop Gerard Dionne, Jean-Guy Poitras, Don Belanger, Pauline Banville Perusse, Gerard Landry, Bernard Valcourt, Cyril Simard, Jean-Claude Savoie, Francine Landry, André Lebel, Solange Lorquet, Denise Émond-Gendron and Daniel Thériault.
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