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Virgin Radio 96 Kicks Off Shave to Save – Bell Media

Virgin Radio 96 Kicks Off Shave to Save

— September 29, 2014


MONTRÉAL (September 22, 2014) - Virgin Radio's Shave to Save is back! From September 29 to October 30, Virgin Radio 96 will once again kick off its annual tradition of shaving heads, creating awareness, and raising money in support of the Québec Breast Cancer Foundation.

During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Virgin Radio 96 invites Montrealers to put their heads together to help raise funds among their colleagues, friends and family. Participants are asked to commit to shaving their heads in a gesture of solidarity for those with breast cancer. People interested in participating in Virgin Radio's Shave to Save can sign up at virginradio.ca.

Virgin Radio 96 morning host Natasha Gargiulo is the spokesperson of this event’s 14th edition that, to this day, has raised over $5 million.

The event’s grand finale will be held on October 30, from 3 to 6 pm, at the Fairview Pointe Claire shopping center. Drive host Mark Bergman will broadcast this very special event, during which shaved hair will literally be piling up. Several prizes will also be raffled off throughout the day, to those who have donated over $200. 

About Bell Media

With passion and an unrelenting commitment to excellence, Bell Media creates content and builds brands that entertain, inform, engage, and inspire audiences through the platforms of their choice. Bell Media is Canada’s premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio, out-of-home advertising, and digital media. Bell Media owns 30 local television stations led by CTV, Canada’s #1 television network; 35 specialty channels, including TSN and RDS, Canada’s most-watched specialty channels in English and French; four pay TV services, including The Movie Network and Super Écran; and is managing shareholder of premium pay-per-view service Viewers Choice Canada. Bell Media is also Canada’s largest radio broadcaster, with 106 licensed radio stations in 54 markets across Canada. Bell Media owns Astral Out-of-Home, one of Canada's most dynamic and innovative out-of-home advertising companies with a network of more than 9,500 advertising faces in Québec, Ontario, Alberta, and British Columbia. Bell Media also operates more than 200 websites, delivers TV Everywhere with its innovative GO video streaming services, including CTV GO, TMN GO and Bravo GO, and owns Dome Productions Inc., a multi-platform production company. Bell Media is part of BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company. For more on Bell Media, please visit www.bellmedia.ca.

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For more information: 

Mélanie Sylvestre, Virgin Radio 96,

514.529.3200, ext. 3405