Two Sherbrooke residents honoured for exceptional merit

By Matthew Mccully
Two Sherbrooke residents honoured for exceptional merit
Michel Doyon, Lieutenant-Governor of Quebec with Richard Tremblay, President of the Canadian Organ Donation Association, Dr. Javier Teijeira, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeon and Sherbrooke Mayor Steve Lussier at a ceremony held yesterday at City Hall. Tremblay and Teijeira were presented with the Medal for Exceptional Merit. (Photo : Matthew McCully)

By Matthew McCully – In the lead up to National Organ and Tissue Donation Week, the City of Sherbrooke hosted a ceremony Thursday at City Hall to award Dr. Richard Tremblay, President of the Canadian Organ Donation Association, and Dr. Javier Teijeira, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeon with the Lieutenant-Governor’s Medal for Exceptional Merit. “Quebec society owes you a lot. The work that you do has helped preserve life and give hope. Altruism guided your actions. You are they type of people that every society badly needs,” commented J. Michel Doyon, Lieutenant-Governor of Quebec, at Thursday’s ceremony. See full story in the Friday, April 19 edition of The Record.

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