WELLINGTON – Jan. 23, 2018 – The Wellington Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion, recently confirmed its support of the 2018 Dragons’ Contest, organized by RDÉE Prince Edward Island. The Legion is contributing a sizeable sum towards the $10,000 prize that will be awarded to the contest champion. Here, contest coordinator Velma Robichaud is seen accepting the sponsorship cheque from Austin Poirier, left, second vice-president of the Legion, and president Dave Redmond.
The contest offers French-speaking entrepreneurs who wish to establish or expand a business or introduce a new product or service an opportunity to pitch their idea to a national panel of judges on March 17 in Summerside. The winner also gets a number of other prizes. The deadline for registration is Jan. 31. For details, check www.rdeeipe.net/dragons/.