ORILLIA, ON, May 26, 2011 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to
attend a brief ceremony to mark the handover of two replacement
helicopters to Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Aviation Services. The
ceremony will be held Friday, May 27, 2011 on the front lawn at OPP General Headquarters, located at 777 Memorial
Avenue in Orillia.
Invited guests - including Hon. Jim Bradley, Minister of Community
Safety and Correctional Services for Ontario and officials from
Eurocopter Canada Ltd. - will be greeted by OPP Commissioner Chris
Lewis as well as members of OPP Aviation Services who operate and
maintain police aircraft.
All attending members of the media -- including
photographers/videographers -- are asked to be in place by 10:50 a.m. The formal program will begin at 11:00 a.m. Invited guests and members
of the media will then be escorted to the OPP Helipad for one-on-one
interviews and photos.
Attending members of the media will be greeted at the main entrance of
OPP General Headquarters and assigned parking spaces at that time.
For non-attending media, a link to a backgrounder and photos of the OPP
helicopters will be contained in a media release to be distributed when
the program begins.
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SOURCE Ontario Provincial Police
For further information:
| Contact: |
| || || || Sergeant Pierre CHAMBERLAND |
Media Relations Coordinator
OPP Corporate Communications
| Phone: || || || || (705) 329-6878 |