Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

March 25, 2011 15:01 ET

Media Advisory: Canadian Forces Liaison Council to Present Provincial Awards for Support to Canadian Forces Reservists

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 25, 2011) - Media are invited to an awards ceremony, to be held in conjunction with the Thunder Bay Rotary Club meeting on Tuesday, March 29, 2011, where the Canadian Forces Liaison Council (CFLC) will formally recognize three civilian employers and one academic institution for their outstanding support to the Canadian Forces Reservists they employ and educate.

When: Tuesday, March 29, 2011, at 12:25 p.m. (EDT).
   
Where: The Provincial Room, Prince Arthur Hotel, 17 Cumberland Street North, Thunder Bay.
   
What: CFLC Manitoba-Northwestern Ontario Employer Support Awards Ceremony.
   
Who: The CFLC Chair for Manitoba-Northwestern Ontario, Mr. Robert Vandewater, will preside over the awards ceremony. Major-General Dennis Tabbernor, Chief Reserves and Cadets will present the awards.

Note to Editors:

There will be a photo/interview opportunity with the recipients, who will be accompanied by the military members who nominated them for the award.

For more information regarding the ceremony, please contact Lieutenant-Colonel John Robins at 204-889-5795 or johnrobins40@gmail.com

Media representatives are asked to confirm their attendance by contacting Captain Marshall Erickson at 807-708-7879 or Marshall.Erickson@forces.gc.ca. Media representatives are asked to be at the venue no later than 12:25 p.m. (EDT)

You may also contact the CFLC Secretariat at 1-800-567-9908 or by e-mail at cflc@forces.gc.ca. Information about the CFLC and the Reserve Force Employer Support is available online at www.cflc.forces.gc.ca.

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