Governor General of Canada

Governor General of Canada

September 05, 2013 09:38 ET

Media Advisory: Governor General to Deliver an Address at the Kiwanis Club of Ottawa Luncheon

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 5, 2013) - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will deliver an address at a luncheon meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Ottawa, on Friday, September 6, 2013, at 12 p.m., at the Fairmont Château Laurier, in Ottawa.

"As we approach the 150th anniversary of Confederation in 2017, I am honoured to address the Kiwanis Club of Ottawa about how they can contribute to this celebration," said His Excellency. "I am especially looking forward to discovering how these members of our smart and caring community are helping our nation's capital today, and their ideas and plans for the coming years."

About the Kiwanis Club of Ottawa:

The Kiwanis Club of Ottawa is a community-based organization that calls its members to volunteer and make a difference. With 170 members from the private, public and voluntary sectors, the Kiwanis Club of Ottawa has a focus on community service projects for children and youth including the Kiwanis Read-a-thon, the Kiwanis Music Festival, and mentoring programs through Cadets, Circle K and Key Clubs. For more information on the Kiwanis Club of Ottawa, please visit www.ottawakiwanis.org.

Media wishing to cover this event are asked to confirm their attendance with the Rideau Hall Press Office and must arrive at the Fairmont Château Laurier no later than 11:40 a.m. on the day of the event.

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