Red Fridays Foundation of Canada

Red Fridays Foundation of Canada

April 25, 2008 13:21 ET

Press Conference Announcing the Repatriation Memorial Drive and Rally and Unveiling of the Red Fridays Car

1000s of supporters of the troops get ready to drive the Highway of Heroes in honour of the fallen. Rallies to be held two cities demonstrating support for the troops and the military family

TORONTO, ONTARIO and TRENTON, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 25, 2008) -

ATTENTION NEWS/ASSIGNMENT/PHOTO EDITORS: MEDIA ADVISORY & PHOTO OP

On May 31, 2008, 1000 vehicles are expected to retrace the highway of heroes' trip when a fallen soldier is repatriated to Canada: 82 Red vehicles representing our fallen soldiers will be in a special memorial procession escorted by the OPP, Durham and Metro Toronto police on Highway of Heroes Highway 401 from Trenton to Downsview Park in Toronto. Overpasses expected to be filled with 1000s of supporters and spectators. Large rallies are expected in both cities. A press conference announcing the drive will be held on April 29 in both Toronto and in Trenton.



What: The Repatriation Memorial Drive and Rally (dubbed the Highway of
Heroes Run) May 31, 2008

Who: Red Fridays Foundation of Canada
Families of the fallen who will be driving the route to honor their
loved ones.
Mayor Williams (in Trenton)
Corporate sponsors
Brad McCabe Canadian Hearing Society
Chrysler Canada

Interviews will be available with Brian Muntz and Brandon Arnold RFFC,
Brad McCabe CHS, Karim Ashadali Scarsview, Larry Josie Poppy Truck, Trenton
Mayor Williams.

When: Tuesday, April 29, 2008
Toronto - 10:00 a.m.
Trenton - 2 p.m

Where: Toronto - Scarsview Chrysler, 951 Milner Ave.
Trenton - City Hall, 7 Crestwell Drive

Why: The following items of public information will be announced at this
conference:
- Event activities and times.
- Travel route
- Unveiling of the Red Fridays Car dedicated to our fallen and our troops


Photo opportunities: Ontario Military Vehicle Association a 1954 M37 Dodge Military Truck, the Poppy Truck, Red Fridays Memorial Car, Miata Canada Flag car.

Press kits available online www.redfridays.ca/media/rdr.php and at the press conferences.

Press kits include statements by Corporate Sponsors & family statements from the fallen.

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