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THE CAUSE

BRAIN CANCER RESEARCH

Ten years ago, the average survival rate for patients with glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) – the most aggressive form of brain cancer - was less than one year. Thanks to recent advances, it is now approximately eighteen months, with some patients living beyond the three- and five-year marks. A BRILLIANT NIGHT will raise much-needed funds for the Next Generation of Brain Cancer Treatment and TARGiT, two ground-breaking brain tumor research programs at The Neuro.

With your help, The Neuro’s doctors will use precision medicine and new therapeutics that prevent brain cancer invasion to provide patients with more effective treatments and a reduced risk of relapse.

Please help The Neuro be at the helm of this progress and bring a brighter future to those afflicted with this terrible disease.

Please read the attached documents for information on this amazing research and the people behind it.

Kevin Petrecca Bio

UPDATED REPORT ON BRAIN TUMOUR RESEARCH

THE EVENT

The inaugural A Brilliant Night, in 2015 at the Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium, raised an astounding $690,000 for brain tumour research.

This year, chaired by Madeleine Paquin, President and CEO of Logistec Corporation, A Brilliant Night 2016 will take place at the breathtakingly sophisticated Windsor Station. The venue will be transformed through lights, sound and digital technology into a starry-spectacle of hope. During a cocktail dinatoire guests will be immersed in educational, emotional and sensorial experiences, each lending to a heightened sense of awe and inspiration.

Top culinary delights and innovative cocktails - with a focus on “brain-health” - will be provided by the city’s leading restaurants and trend setters. The soirée will also feature top-tier entertainment, an extravagant silent auction, interactive social media experiences, exciting gift bags and more.

Date: Wednesday October 19, 2016
Venue: Salle des pas perdus, Windsor Station 1160, avenue des Canadiens-de-Montréal.
Cocktail chic. Cocktail dinatoire. Valet parking.
Ticket Price : $200 (with partial tax receipt)

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

A Brilliant Night Partners

Brilliant ($35,000)

Prodigy ($10,000)

SNC

Gifted ($7500)

SNC

Wise ($5,000)

SNC

Brainy ($3,000)

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Thank you to all of our sponsors who have generously donated their services to the success of A Brilliant Night.

Media coverage

Montreal Gazette [Print + Online]: November 7 2015. "Jennifer Campbell's Social Notes: Nov. 7, 2015" Article outlining the success of the inaugural A Brilliant Night.

Montreal Gazette [Online]. November 29. "Research for the brain led by the heart" Article on Heidi and her dad, Allan Small and how they impacted the planning and execution of A Brilliant Night.

CTV Montreal [Online + TV]. October 12 2015. "Idea for brain tumour research fundraiser came from the heart" Report on A Brilliant Night and the brain tumour research supported by that the funds raised from the event.

McGill Reporter (online) February 17, 2015 Revolutionary new probe extends survival times for brain cancer patients http://publications.mcgill.ca/reporter/2015/02/revolutionary-new-probe-extends-survival-times-for-brain-cancer-patients/

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We thank you for supporting this worthy and promising endeavour by partnering with us to help create a brighter future for the patients and families struggling with brain cancer.

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