Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

March 18, 2011 13:44 ET

Media Advisory: Saskatchewan Employers to Receive Awards for Support to Canadian Forces Reservist Employees

REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN--(Marketwire - March 18, 2011) - Media are invited to an awards ceremony at the Regina Inn on March 21, 2011, at 12:15 p.m. (CST), where the Canadian Forces Liaison Council (CFLC) will formally recognize 12 Saskatchewan civilian employers that have granted military leave for training and deployment to Canadian Forces Reservist employees. The Rotary Club of Regina will co-host the ceremony.

When: March 21, 2011, at 12:15 p.m. (CST).

Where: Cannington Room, Regina Inn and Conference Centre, 1975 Broad St.

What: CFLC Saskatchewan Employer Support Awards Ceremony.

Who: Mrs. Vaughn Schofield, Saskatchewan CFLC chair, will preside over the ceremony, and Major-General Dennis Tabbernor, Chief Reserves and Cadets, will assist with the awards presentation.

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 Lieutenant-Commander Linda Mushanski at 306-529-1014, and are asked to be at the Regina Inn no later than 12:00 p.m. (CST).

For more information regarding the ceremony, please contact Lieutenant-Commander Linda Mushanski at navyguider@yahoo.com. You may also contact the CFLC Secretariat at 1-800-567-9908. Information about the CFLC and the Reserve Force Employer Support is available online at www.cflc.forces.gc.ca.

Contact Information