6:30 a.m., July 22)
law firm a proud sponsor of Outcare Golf Classic
By Fred Sherwin
Orléans law firm of Grandmaitre, Virgo, Evans has a long
history of support ing local organizations and projects.
history dates back to the firm’s earliest days when co-founders,
Gerry Dust and Bradley Evans, did pro-bono work for non-profit
start-ups like the Orléans Legion and the Orléans Young
Players Theatre School, and volunteered their time with
organizations like the former Cumberland Chamber of Commerce.
Grandmaitre (second from left) is a partner
in the Orléans law firm Grandmaitre, Virgo,
Evans who are the proud title sponsors of
the Outcare Foundation Golf Classic. Photo
retired in 2016, but his commit-ment to the community
lives on through his former partner and the firm’s current
principle partners Phil Grandmaitre and Josée Virgo.
first worked for the firm as a law student in 2003 and
officially joined the firm in 2006 after being called
to the Bar that same year. He became a partner in 2011.
the get go, Grandmaitre shared the firms commitment to
always been one of our pillars – giving back to the community
that gives to us,” explains Grandmaitre. “Gerry was involved
in many different causes and it was just naturally for
me to be attracted to a firm that does those types of
things and we’ve always tried to make sure that carries
on because it’s such a big part of the firm’s culture.”
the community work he does as a member of the form Grandmaitre
also gives of his time as president of the Navan Community
Association and the Business Club of Orléans, and he runs
the minor baseball program also in Navan.
Virgo is the firm’s newest partner and as such is also
heavily involved in the community as a member the Orléans
chapter of Women’s Business Connections and a member the
Orléans Chamber of Commerce board of directors.
of the affiliations the firm’s part-ners are most proud
of is their ongoing support of the Outcare Foundation
as a co-title sponsor of the Outcare Golf Classic taking
place on August 18 at the Hammond Golf and Country Club.
Foundation provides financial support to palliative care
providers throughout Eastern Ontario. The lion’s share
of the funds provided are raised through two main events,
a Black Tie Bingo held in November, and the Outcare Foundation
golf tournament is a natural fit for Grandmaitre, Virgo,
Evans which special-izes in estate planning and administration.
work they do is so valuable to the people who need it,”
says Grandmaitre. “Organizations like Outcare let people
spend time with their loved ones in a more peaceful and
relaxed atmosphere at a time that can be very stressful.”
the lead-up to the golf tournament, the Outcare Foundation
is holding an online auction at www.32auctions.com/outcaregolfclassic.
Visitors to the website can view and bid on dozens of
items up for grabs until Aug. 18..
story was made possible thanks to the generous support
of our local business partners.)
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