Manitoba Puts the Spotlight on Morden this Saturday
August 26, 2016 – For Immediate Release
The City of Morden together with the Lieutenant Governor, the Manitoba Government, and the Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre, will host a media event and official opening of Morden’s newest “Bruce” installation, on Saturday, 27 August at 8:30 a.m. in the Pembina Connection.
The event will include a champagne christening by Her Honour, Lieutenant Governor Janice C. Filmon, and two special provincial announcements will be made by Honourable Cameron Friesen, MLA for Morden-Winkler, and Honourable Rochelle Squires, Minister for Sport, Culture and Heritage.
Please note the following activities that may be of interest for story and visual coverage:
8:15 a.m. Dignitaries arrive to the mosasaur site
8:30 a.m. Speaking order:
Her Honour, Lieutenant Governor, Janice C. Filmon
Honourable Cameron Friesen, Minister of Finance and MLA for Morden-Winkler
Honourable Rochelle Squires, Minister of Sport. Culture and Heritage
His Worship Ken Wiebe, Mayor of the City of Morden
Dr. Kevin Campbell, president of the board, Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre
Visuals: Champagne christening of ‘Bruce’ a 15 meter mosasaur sculpture,
Unveiling of the official design of Manitoba’s newest emblem
Cheque presentation to Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre by John Buhler
Dignitaries will be in front of the mosasaur entrance feature installation.
Welcoming Bruce & Special Provincial Announcements:
Saturday, 27 August 2016
342 Loren Drive, Morden, MB
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