Executive Council
June 30, 2008

Media Advisory: Premier Williams to Participate in Memorial/ Canada Day Events

The Honourable Danny Williams, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, will take part in events to mark Memorial/Canada Day on Tuesday, July 1.

Premier Williams will lay a wreath on behalf of the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador at the 91st Memorial Day Ceremony, commemorating the 92nd anniversary of the Battle of the Somme at Beaumont Hamel. The wreath laying ceremony will take place at the National War Memorial, Duckworth Street, at 10:55 a.m.

Premier Williams will attend the Canada Day/Dan Cleary Event in Harbour Grace. The family fun activities will take place from 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. at St. Francis Field, and the Premier will bring greetings at approximately 2:30 p.m.


Media contacts:
Elizabeth Matthews
Director of Communications
Office of the Premier
709-729-3960, 693-7291
Andrea Nolan
Press Secretary
Office of the Premier
709-729-4304, 727-0991

2008 06 30                                                     3:20 p.m.


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