Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

November 03, 2006 15:55 ET

Media Advisory: Minister of Veterans Affairs Attends Brantford's 9th Annual Thank-A-Vet-Lunch

BRANTFORD, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 3, 2006) - The Honourable Greg Thompson, Minister of Veterans Affairs, will be attending the 9th Annual Thank-a-Vet-Lunch in Brantford, Ontario, tomorrow. The event will include a remembrance ceremony, and speeches from dignitaries followed by a catered lunch. Based on last year's attendance, this event is expected to attract over 700 Veterans and their family members in the gymnasium of Assumption College. Door prizes will be drawn to conclude the event.



Please join us to honour our Veterans.

Event: Thank-a-Vet-Lunch
Date: Saturday, November 4, 2006
Time: 12:00 p.m. EST
Location: Assumption College, 257 Shellard Lane

The Honourable Greg Thompson, Minister of Veterans Affairs, will be
available to speak with the media. Interviews with the media will
take place after remembrance ceremony.


Contact Information

  • Veterans Affairs Canada
    Charlene Pascal
    Communications Officer, Canada Remembers
    416-954-0743
    or
    Office of the Minister of Veterans Affairs
    Richard Roik
    Special Assistant - Communications
    613-995-6264
    or
    Veterans Affairs Canada
    Janice Summerby
    Media Relations Advisor
    613-992-7468