Media Advisory: Alberta's Lt. Governor to present Diamond Jubilee Medals to six RNs

EDMONTON, Jan. 24, 2013 /CNW/ - Honour Col. (Ret'd) the Honourable Donald S. Ethell, will present Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medals to six Alberta registered nurses at a ceremony on Friday, January 25 at the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA) in Edmonton. Recipients include registered nurses from Edmonton, Calgary and Lethbridge.

WHAT: Presentation of Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medals
WHEN: Friday Jan. 25, 2013 - 11:30-12:30

11:30 a.m. Entrance of the Vice Regal Party
11:45 a.m. Remarks by Lieutenant Governor Ethell
12:00 p.m. Photo Op: Medal Presentations
WHO: • His Honour, Col. (Ret'd) the Honourable Donald S. Ethell
Dianne Dyer, CARNA President
Rachel Bard, Canadian Nurses Association CEO
• CARNA Provincial Council
Dr. Wendy Duggleby, RN recipient, Edmonton
• Janet Lapins, RN recipient, Lethbridge
Dr. Sandra Reilly, RN recipient, Calgary
• Barb Shellian, RN recipient, Canmore
Dr. Ardene Vollman, RN recipient, Calgary
Dr. Lorraine Wright, RN recipient, Calgary
WHERE: College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta
111620 168 Street, Edmonton
CARNA is the professional and regulatory body for Alberta's more than 33,000
registered nurses, including nurses in direct care, education, research and
administration as well as nurse practitioners. Its mandate is to protect the public by
ensuring that Albertans receive effective, safe and ethical care by registered nurses.
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SOURCE: College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta

For further information:

To arrange an interview or photo opportunity, contact:
Margaret Ward-Jack
T: 780.453.0515

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