Kalvin's wish to go to Kenauk Nature for a fishing experience

Sixteen-year-old Kalvin has Leukemia and he wished to go on a fishing trip!

Kalvin's wish was revealed during the annual Prescott & Russell Paramedic golf tournament. Make-A-Wish Eastern Ontario along with Cody Ceci from the Ottawa Senator surprised Kalvin with the news that he and his family would spend a week at Kenauk Nature Resort. He received a huge sports bag filled with fishing equipment, a Sony action camera, several gift certificates some Make-A-Wish memorabilia along with a huge picture of his favorite hockey team – Montreal Canadiens.

Thank you to Kenauk Nature who generously donated Kalvin and his family's stay at their Sugarbush Chalet including fishing gear, boats and much more. Kalvin got the royal treatment from the resort who even provided a fishing tour with a professional fisherman. He got lots of advice from Jamie Pistilli, who help catch many fish and gave him some new fishing techniques. Jaime also invited Alan Quine from the New York Islanders to fish with Kalvin. Given that Kalvin is a huge hockey fan that was an amazing highlight to his wish.

During his stay at Kenauk Nature Kalvin and his family were invited to the Fairmont Le Château Montebello for a special family dinner in their dining room. The staff from the hotel greeted Kalvin in his favourite team's gear! The family had a delicious meal and received the white glove treatment during the entire experience.

"We are extremely grateful for this experience and the generosity of everyone involved. Thank you very much for making this unforgettable moment." -St-Denis- Bissonnette family


Thank you to Vœux Orléans Wishes in Support of Make-A-Wish Eastern Ontario for adopting Kalvin's wish.

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