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AutonHomme celebrates fatherhood at Le Patro

Families gathered at Le Patro on Thursday afternoon for activities and freshly cooked burgers and hot dogs to celebrate La semaine de la paternité, or fatherhood week, a time to recognize the important role fathers play in children’s lives.
This is the second year the event has been organized by AutonHomme Pontiac, a non-profit group dedicated to supporting men in difficulty and their families in the region.
“We offer days like this today, father-child days, where we give fathers the opportunity to spend time with their children,” said Pierre-Alain Jones, who stepped into the role of director for AutonHomme Pontiac two weeks ago.
“Today was all about promoting the father-child bond and spending this time together.”
One of the activities being offered to attendees was birdhouse-building, which came together thanks to the creativity of Gabriel Lemaire, one of the event’s organizers and grillmaster for the event.
Lemaire explained he repurposed leftover planks of wood from . . .

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