Media Advisory - Scotiabank presents a cheque in recognition of Nepean WWII veterans



    NEPEAN, ON, Sept. 27 /CNW/ - In recognition of the service and sacrifice
of the Nepean area veterans and surviving spouses of the Second World War,
Scotiabank is very pleased to present a cheque for $10,100 to the Nepean
Museum Curator in support of the production of a unique, all-weather plaque
that Nepean area veterans can proudly display inside or outside of their
homes.
    "Scotiabank is very proud to be recognizing our veterans and their
surviving spouses for their service and sacrifice," said Jeff Darwin,
Vice-president, St. Lawrence District, Scotiabank.

    
    Who:      John Baird, P.C., M.P. and Minister of the Environment
              Pierre Poilievre, P.C., M.P. and Parliamentary Secretary
              Dan Hoffman, Nepean Museum Curator
              Jeff Darwin, Vice-president, St. Lawrence District, Scotiabank

    What:     Scotiabank will present a cheque in recognition of Nepean area
              veterans of the Second World War, in partnership with the
              Nepean Museum and the Royal Canadian Legion.

    Where:    Nepean Museum
              16 Rowley Avenue
              Nepean (Ottawa)
              (613) 723-7936

    When:     A reception on Monday, October 1, 2007 at 3:30 p.m.
    

    Other Nepean Veterans Event:

    - On Saturday, November 10, 2007 there will be a presentation to the
first of the Nepean veterans who will receive their plaque. The event will
take place at Ben Franklin Place in Nepean. Dignitaries from the Armed Forces,
the Ministry of Veterans Affairs and the Royal Canadian Legion are expected to
attend the ceremony which will include a Royal Canadian Legion Colour Party
and a Military Band.





For further information:

For further information: Jeff Darwin, Scotiabank, (613) 226-3722;
Bernard Boileau, Scotiabank Public Affairs, (450) 420-4595


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