Media Release

 
November 9, 2011

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 Friday, 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: Friday, November 11
  10:35 a.m.
 
WHERE: The Regional Municipality of York Administrative Centre
                        The Great Hall
  17250 Yonge Street
  Town of Newmarket
 
PRESENT: Eric Jolliffe, York Regional Police Chief
  Bruce Macgregor, York Region Chief Administrative Officer
            Derek Bakshi, CUPE 905 Union President, Master of Ceremonies
  Reverend Francis Mpindu, York Regional Police
                       Clay Stones, Newmarket Legion
            
 
BACKGROUND:
 
• Two minutes of silence will be observed at 11:00 a.m.
 
• The ceremony will feature York Regional Police and York Region Emergency Medical Services Colour Guards; York Regional Police Detective and Piper Peter Fleming; Wreath presentation by Clay Stones of the Newmarket Legion and Katie Murphy of York Region Corporate Services, who will perform O Canada and God Save the Queen.
 
• The ceremony will be live streamed at three additional York Region facilities:
 
o South Services Centre in the Town of Richmond Hill
o 90 Bales Drive and 80 Bales Drive in the Town of East Gwillimbury
 
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Media Contact: Aviva Cohen, Corporate Communications, York Region
 905-830-4444, ext. 1207 • aviva.cohen@york.ca
 

 
 
Founded in 1971, The Regional Municipality of York is made up of nine municipalities
and provides services to more than one million residents, 29,000 businesses and 495,000 employees.

 For more information visit us at www.york.ca Follow us on : York Region   @YorkRegionGovt  
 
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