Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence
CFB Petawawa

CFB Petawawa

December 10, 2010 16:53 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada Breaks Ground on a CH-147 Chinook Helicopter Hangar at CFB Petawawa

CFB PETAWAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 10, 2010) - Media are invited to attend a ground breaking ceremony with the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defence, Laurie Hawn, and Member of Parliament Cheryl Gallant for the new CH-147 Chinook Helicopter hangar.

Where: Canadian Forces Base Petawawa, Ontario
   
When: Monday December 13, 2010 at 9:15 a.m. 
   
What: Media planning to attend are required to meet at the Frederick Gate on Menin Road no later then 8:30 a.m. to be escorted in Canadian Forces vehicles to the ceremony. Appropriate outdoor clothing is advised.

Guests present to participate in the ground breaking will include The Honourable Laurie Hawn, Member of Parliament for Edmonton Centre and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defence, Cheryl Gallant, Member of Parliament for Renfrew Nipissing Pembroke, Brigadier-General Dwight Davies, Senior Delegate Air Force Strategic Engagement and Colonel Tom Endicott, Commander 2 Area Support Group.

Note to the editors/News Directors: For more information and to RSVP to this media invitation please contact Assistant Base Public Affairs Officer Daphny Gebhart-Turcotte at 613-687-5511 ext. 7532 or at daphny.gebhart-turcotte@forces.gc.ca.

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