Dussault Apparel Teams Up With Vancouver Boat Show & Kirk Mclean To Unveil Most Fashionable Boat of the Season- Part Proceeds Benefit BC Kids
VANCOUVER, BC – Renowned for creating the world’s most expensive pair of jeans, Vancouver-based fashion designer Jason Dussault is moving on from custom denim to custom boats, creating a one-of-a-kind towboat to be unveiled on February 9, opening day, at the Vancouver International Boat Show.
Bringing fashion-forward to the world of boating, Dussault Apparel Inc.(DUSS:OTCBB) www.dussaultapparel.com has partnered with world famous boat manufacturer Centurion World Championship Towboats and award-winning boat dealer Breakwater Marine, to create a custom wrap, custom interior and custom metal work throughout for the Centurion ENZO.
Media are invited to join Jason Dussault and former Canucks goaltender turned restaurateur Kirk McLean for the unveiling of the new Centurion ENZO on opening day of the Show.
The original custom boat will on display throughout the Show and be auctioned off on the last day to the highest bidder, with partial proceeds benefiting Canuck Place Children’s Hospice and the Children’s Wish Foundation.
This will be the first opportunity for media to see the boat and take up-close photos. It’s also an opportunity to speak with all partners involved in the creation and distribution of this spectacular, one-of-a-kind boat.
Event: Dussault-designed Centurion ENZO Unveiling
Date: February 9, 2011
Time: 1:00 P.M.
Location: Vancouver Convention Centre West – Exhibition Halls,
Breakwater Marine Space #1350
1055 Canada Place, Vancouver
“Jason Dussault has been an incredible supporter of Canuck Place through many creative fundraising initiatives over the years,” says Filomena Nalewajek, Chief Executive Officer, Canuck Place Children’s Hospice. “We are very grateful for his support and that of the many donors involved in this event.”
“We are so pleased to welcome Mashiah Vaughn to the Advisory Board of the Children’s Wish BC & Yukon Chapter, and are excited at the opportunity to work with such a great organization as Dussault Apparel Inc. This unique initiative will help raise funds to grant the most heartfelt wish of children diagnosed with a life threatening illness,” says Children’s Wish BC & Yukon Chapter Director, Amber Dyce. “We can’t wait to see this one-of-a-kind creation that will help make dreams come true for children in our community.”
The Vancouver International Boat Show is owned by the British Columbia Marine Trades Association (BCMTA). The Show is produced by Canadian Boat Shows, and is Western Canada’s largest consumer
boating event. www.vancouverboatshow.ca.
Canuck Place Children’s Hospice
Canuck Place opened its doors in 1995 as the first free standing children’s hospice in North America. Today it offers a comprehensive continuum of care to over 400 children and teens with life-threatening illnesses and their families throughout B.C., and is recognized globally as a leader in pediatric palliative care. The unique program offers world-class health care within a home-like environment, with comfortable surroundings, personalized programs, caring professional staff and dedicated volunteers. For more information, please visit www.canuckplace.org.
The Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada
Each year, thousands of Canadian children between the ages of 3 and 17 are diagnosed with a life threatening illness. Since 1984, The Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada has worked tirelessly to grant exceptional wishes to more than 17,000 children and their families. The Foundation has never refused a wish to an eligible child, and with the help of volunteers and generous donors, is able to grant nearly three wishes every day. For more information on Children’s Wish, visit www.childrenswish.ca.
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