Media Advisory - Elementary School Students across Our Nation will be Making History

Celebrating 50 Years of the Flag of Canada
Hometown Music Council launches unique national program

WHITBY, ON, Feb. 5, 2015 /CNW/ - Hometown Music Council, with special guests Canadian icons Lighthouse and Kate Todd, will announce the launch of the Flag of Canada – Hometown Proud program on Thursday, February 12 at the Whitby Public Library.  With funding from Canadian Heritage this national program celebrates and commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Flag of Canada. 

Details of the announcement are as follows: 

Date: 

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Time:

10:00 a.m.     

Place: 

Whitby Public Library – Central Branch, 405 Dundas Street West, Whitby, ON



This national program incorporates teachable moments with lesson plans for all classrooms and a cross country recording tour of elementary schools joining students together on what may be the largest recording of O Canada.  All of which will be shared in a one-of-a-kind digital yearbook to be enjoyed by Canadians today and for many generations to come. 

Dignitaries from Canadian Heritage along with local elected officials will be in attendance for the launch event which features a special performance from Canadian legends, Lighthouse.  Guests are invited to arrive early for a public performance from 9:30 to 10:00 with Country Artist Kate Todd. 

For more information on the program please visit:

www.FlagofCanada.ca      www.drapeauduCanada.ca

Hometown Music Council is a non-profit organization, made up of community members, music industry professionals and business leaders, dedicated to cultivating and fostering the enjoyment of music in Canada. 

SOURCE Hometown Music Council

For further information: Rob Hanson, Executive Director - Hometown Music Council, 1-800-853-4410, news@hometownmusic.ca

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