November 8, 2010
Media Release

The Regional Municipality of York to hold Remembrance Day Ceremony

Members of the public are welcome to attend ceremony in honour of war veterans
NEWMARKET – The Regional Municipality of York will hold a Remembrance Day Ceremony on Thursday, November 11, beginning at 10:35 a.m.  Members of the public and media representatives are welcome to join Regional staff for the ceremony.
 
WHEN: Thursday, November 11
  10:35 a.m.
 
WHERE: The Regional Municipality of York
  Administrative Centre – The Great Hall
  17250 Yonge Street
  Town of Newmarket
 
PRESENT: Bill Fisch, York Region Chairman and CEO
  Armand La Barge, York Regional Police Chief
  Clay Stones, Newmarket Legion
  Bruce Macgregor, York Region Chief Administrative Officer
  Derek Bakshi, CUPE 905 Union President
  York Regional Police and Emergency Medical Services Colour Guards
 
BACKGROUND:
 
• Two minutes of silence will be observed at 11 a.m.
 
• The ceremony will feature York Regional Police and York Region Emergency Medical Services Colour Guards, York Regional Police Detective Piper Peter Fleming, Reverend Francis Mpindu of York Regional Police and York Region employee Katie Murphy, who will perform O Canada and God Save the Queen
 
• The ceremony will be broadcast to York Regional employees located at 90 Bales Drive in the Town of East Gwillimbury and 50 High Tech Road in the Town of Richmond Hill.
 

For more information on The Regional Municipality of York and our services, please visit www.york.ca
 
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Media Contact: Alicia Burke, Communications Assistant, York Region
 Phone:  905 830-4444, ext. 1207
 Email: alicia.burke@york.ca

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