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Thursday, May 8, 2014

Construction commences on new Musi-Café in Lac-Mégantic - Community begins rebuilding process after 2013 tragedy

MONTREAL, May 8, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Media is cordially invited to attend the installation of the first steel beams for the building that will house the new Musi-Café in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec. The event marks the beginning of the town's rebuilding process after the July 6, 2013 tragedy.
Attending the event will be Colette Roy Laroche, Lac-Mégantic mayor, Yannick Gagné, Musi-Café owner and Marc A. Bovet, BONE Structure founding president, as well as several other guests and project partners, on Tuesday, May 13 at 1:30 pm, in Lac-Mégantic's new downtown core.
Guests will also have the opportunity to make a symbolic gesture in remembrance of those who died in the tragedy on July 6 last year and show their support for the Lac-Mégantic community by writing a personal message on one of the building's beams.
WHAT:  Steel beam installation ceremony and news conference marking the start of construction for the new Musi-Café.
WHEN:    Tuesday, May 13, 1: 30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
WHERE:   5601 Papineau street (corner of Komery street)
 Colette Roy Laroche, mayor, Lac-Mégantic
Yannick Gagné, owner, Musi-Café
Marc A. Bovet, founding president, BONE Structure
About Musi-Café
Established in March 2002 by Yannick Gagné, the Musi-Café restaurant and bar in Lac-Mégantic quickly acquired a reputation as theplace for cultural and social gatherings in the region. For 12 years, it served as a venue for dozens of artists from the immediate area and from across Quebec, and was destroyed along with a large part of the downtown core in the tragic accident of July 6, 2013. The rebuilt Musi-Café is a strong symbol of the determination to revitalize the municipality on the shores of Lake Mégantic.
About BONE Structure
BONE Structure was created in 2005 from the desire of its founding president, Marc A. Bovet, to revolutionize traditional residential and commercial construction methods. In addition to being environmentally friendly and energy efficient, the BONE Structure system promotes the development of local economies and gives free rein to clients' and architects' creativity by making it easy to form vast spaces with variable volumes and grandiose fenestration. BONE Structure has a network of authorized builders composed of general and specialized contractors, project managers, developers and promoters across Canada. They also share the company corporate values ​​of Respect, Transparency, Loyalty and Security. BONE Structure is not a modular or traditional prefabricated construction system, but a technology inspired by the automobile and aerospace industries and by the materials used - steel and other composites. The technology allows for quick assembly of buildings such as houses, condos up to four stories high, restaurants, car washes and other applications.
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