organization,” observed Candie, who
have experienced some difficult times, the
C HUTE - À -B LONDEAU
PRCDC has played an important role in
to a wide range of entrepreneurs. “We help
helping them survive and thrive, added
long-established companies that want to
Candie,whopresentedan impressive report
The economy of the region has had
expand, andwegiveahand toyoungpeople
during the fête held in Chute-à-Blondeau.
several ups and downs during the last
who want to launch their own businesses
Since its creation, the corporation, which
quarter of a century.
but who are in debt when they go out of
is financed by the federal government, has
Business people have faced challenges
invested $23 million in businesses and
such as recessions, factory closures, farm
While the corporation is a government
communityorganizations. These sumshave
crises, and the Ice Storm of 1998, recalled
agency, decisions are taken by a local board
helped create and maintain 3,000 jobs, and
JohnCandieduringapartyheld lastweek to
mark the 25 th
of directors, pointed out the president of the
anniversary of the Prescott-
board, Estelle Patenaude. The board is
in leveraged funds in Prescott-Russell.
Russell Community Development
composed of eight volunteers representing
“It isquiteanaccomplishment for a small
the different regions and sectors of Prescott-
In addition to Patenaude, the board
includes Gilles Lahaie, vice president,
Sylvain Charlebois, secretary treasurer,
Judith Gratton, Marc Marcotte, André
Martel, Jean-Guy Patenaude and Michel
Candie and Patenaude also underlined
the contributions of two pioneers—the first
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president of theboard,KurtHungerbuehler,
who died recently, andDaniel Gigault, who
served as executive director for 20 years.
CDCs exist in rural districts across the
country. The regional organization is one of
61 Community Futures Development
Corporations inOntario. There are 269 such
agencies in Canada.
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