Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

February 24, 2011 14:07 ET

Media Advisory: Lieutenant Governor of Alberta to Present Awards to Employers for Support to Canadian Forces Reservists

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Feb. 24, 2011) - Media are invited to an awards ceremony where the Canadian Forces Liaison Council (CFLC) will formally recognize ten provincial employers that have granted Canadian Forces (CF) Reservist employees military leave for training and operations.

When: Friday, February 25, 2011, 6:30 p.m. (MST).

Where: McDougall Centre, 455- 6 Street Southwest, Calgary.

What: The CFLC provincial Employer Support Awards Ceremony.

Who: His Honour, Colonel (Ret) The Honourable Donald S. Ethell, Lieutenant Governor of Alberta, will preside over the ceremony. Mr Gary Agnew, CFLC Provincial Chair, and Brigadier-General Kelly Woiden, Commander, Land Force Western Area will also attend the ceremony.

Note to Editors:

There will be photo/interview opportunities with recipients, who will be accompanied by the military members who nominated them for the awards. 

Media representatives are asked to confirm their attendance by contacting Captain Peter Fuerbringer at (email) peter.fuerbringer@forces.gc.ca or (phone) 403-921-7525, and are asked to be at McDougall Centre no later than 6:15 p.m. (MST).

Information about the CFLC and the Reserve Force Employer Support is available online at www.cflc.forces.gc.ca.

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