SOURCE: MADD Canada

MADD Canada

September 08, 2017 07:30 ET

New Brunswick Victims of Impaired Driving To Be Honoured at Memorial Monument Ceremony

MONCTON, NB--(Marketwired - September 08, 2017) - Family and friends of those killed in alcohol and/or drug related road crashes will join MADD New Brunswick Chapters and Community Leaders on Sunday for a special ceremony of remembrance at the New Brunswick Memorial Monument for Victims of Impaired Driving.

The monument is inscribed with the names of 54 victims of impaired driving, including 9 new names added this year. Each year, MADD New Brunswick Chapters and Community Leaders host a special memorial service at the monument and a candlelight vigil to pay tribute to the innocent victims of impaired driving.

Media are invited to attend the New Brunswick Memorial Monument Ceremony:

Date: Sunday, September 10, 2017
Time: 1 p.m.
Location: Fairhaven Memorial Gardens, 1167 Salisbury Rd., Moncton, New Brunswick
Special Guests: Councillor Roger LeBlanc, City of Dieppe
Patricia Hynes-Coates, MADD Canada National President

"This beautiful monument and ceremony of remembrance offers us a chance to pay tribute to the innocent victims of impaired driving," said MADD Canada National President Patricia Hynes-Coates. "It also offers the public a powerful and poignant reminder of the tragic toll that impaired driving takes on individuals, families and communities."

Contact Information

  • For more information:
    Gloria Appleby
    MADD Canada Victim Services Manager - Atlantic Region
    902-794-6534
    gappleby@madd.ca

    Patricia Hynes-Coates
    MADD Canada National President
    647-919-6233
    pyhnescoates@madd.ca