REPEAT - Media Advisory: Canadian Armed Forces to honour Royal College and members for "distinguished service"

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (CNW Group/Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada)

OTTAWA, May 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Media representatives are invited to attend the official presentation of the Canadian Forces Medallion for Distinguished Service to the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. General Tom Lawson, Chief of the Defence Staff, will present the award to Royal College President Cecil Rorabeck, OC, MD, FRCSC, and CEO Andrew Padmos, MD, FRCPC.

 

Date:

May 14, 2014



Time:

9:30-11:00 a.m. EST



Place:

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada


774 Echo Drive,


Ottawa, ON


K1S 5N8

 

The Canadian Forces Medallion for Distinguished Service is awarded by the Chief of the Defence Staff on behalf of the Canadian Armed Forces to recognize outstanding service performed by persons or organizations outside the active military community. It is awarded for service of a rare and exceptionally high standard, which accrues great benefit to the armed forces as a whole.

SOURCE Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

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For further information: Media interested in attending are asked to contact Tom McMillan, Senior Communications Specialist at the Royal College, at (613) 730-8177 x474 or tmcmillan@royalcollege.ca.