Executive Council
August 6, 2019

Media Advisory: Premier Ball to Attend Royal St. John’s Regatta 

Tomorrow (Wednesday, August 7), the Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, will attend the 201st running of the Royal St. John’s Regatta and participate in the following events:

  • At 11:20 a.m., Premier Ball will be guest starter for race #13.
  • At 12:00 p.m., he will speak at the annual Regatta Day luncheon.
  • At 1:45 p.m., he will participate in a group photo at the Regatta Museum.

The first documented Regatta was held in 1818 to mark the 47th anniversary of the coronation of King George III, making the Royal St. John's Regatta the oldest continuing sporting event in North America.

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Media contact
Geoff Higdon
Office of the Premier
729-3558
geoffhigdon@gov.nl.ca 

2019 08 06                                                    3:55 p.m.