CARSTAR hosts fundraising event on behalf of Cystic Fibrosis Canada

Industry stakeholders at CARSTAR's 3rd Annual Premier event. The event helped to raise funds for Cystic Fibrosis Canada.

Ottawa, Ontario — March 13, 2017 — CARSTAR recently hosted its 3rd Annual Premier event at the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa. The event helped to raise funds for Cystic Fibrosis Canada, a national charitable not-for-profit corporation committed to finding a cure for cystic fibrosis (CF).

This event was attended by CARSTAR’s area franchisees and about 50 of the company’s industry and vendor partners. The evening started with a reception hour, followed by a presentation from Max McGuire of Cystic Fibrosis Canada. McGuire spoke the effect CF has had on his life, and the movie he directed, “Foreverland.” The movie tells the story of a young man with cystic fibrosis who goes in search of a legendary healing shrine in Mexico, accompanied by the sister of a fallen friend.

Guests were then treated to a visit from Chris Phillips, the longest serving playing in Ottawa Senators’ history, to talk about his 18-year career with the team and pose for photographs and provide autographs.

The evening then moved to a private suite for dinner and to take in the Ottawa Senators game vs the Colorado Avalanche.

“Capping off a great evening, the Sens won 2-to-1! A great time was had by all, and with the generous support from our vendor partners we were able to raise a significant amount of money to donate to Cystic Fibrosis,” says Collin Welsh, Regional Development Manager, GTA and Eastern Ontario for CARSTAR Canada.

For more information on Cystic Fibrosis Canada, please visit cysticfibrosis.ca.


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