Executive Council
Children, Seniors and Social Development

September 30, 2019

Media Advisory: Premier Ball and Minister Dempster to Present 2019 Seniors of Distinction Awards

The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, and the Honourable Lisa Dempster, Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development, will present the Annual Seniors of Distinction Awards tomorrow (Tuesday, October 1) at 12:30 p.m. The event will be held at the Holiday Inn, 180 Portugal Cove Road, St. John’s.

Derek Bennett, Parliamentary Secretary for Children, Seniors and Social Development will serve as emcee for the event.

The Newfoundland and Labrador Seniors of Distinction Awards recognize and celebrate the contributions, achievements and diversity of seniors throughout Newfoundland and Labrador. This year’s recipients were announced on June 27, 2019, and their biographies are available here: www.releases.gov.nl.ca/releases/2019/cssd/0627n02.aspx

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

Michelle Hunt-Grouchy
Children, Seniors and Social Development
709-729-5148, 682-6593
michellehuntgrouchy@gov.nl.ca

2019 09 30                              1:25 p.m.