FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
OTTAWA, November 1, 2012 — The Animals in War Dedication Committee is pleased to announce the official unveiling of the Animals in War Dedication.
The unveiling ceremony will take place in Confederation Park, Ottawa, Ontario, on November 3, 2012 at 10:30 a.m.
Honourary patron for the Animals in War Dedication, Mrs. Laureen Harper, will be attendance. She will be joined by NCC Chair, Russell Mills, Brigadier-General M.K. Overton, CD Assistant Chief Military Personnel, Jim Watson, Mayor of the City of Ottawa, war veterans, and other invited guests. The public is invited to observe the ceremony.
Presenting Sponsor Dr. Peter Chung, Executive Chairman for Eminata Group, will be joined by Senator Yonah Martin and Mr. Mark Broadhurst, Director, Public Affairs & Government Relations for Mars Canada Inc., to assist in the unveiling.
The ceremony will include opening remarks by AIW founder, Lloyd Swick, musical accompaniment by the Central Band of the Canadian Armed Forces, as well as a special presentation by three young Canadians.
The dedication unveiling ceremony will also be attended by RCMP riders and horses.
To request further information or to arrange for media coverage on site, please contact:
Shalindhi Perera 613 842-5139/ 613 601-7992 (cell)