/R E P E A T/ - Media invitation - Photo Opportunity - Official Opening of Rosemary-Brown Park: The CDN-NDG Borough Honours a Pioneer



    MONTREAL, Oct. 1 /CNW Telbec/ - Michael Applebaum, Mayor of the
Côte-des-Neiges-Notre-Dame-de-Grâce (CDN-NDG) borough, and Marvin Rotrand,
Councillor for the Snowdon district accompanied by Montréal Mayor Gérald
Tremblay, will pay tribute to Rosemary Brown by officially opening the park
that has borne her name since 2005.
    Rosemary Brown, Canada's first black woman elected to public office, was
a pioneer and a feminist, fighting for human rights. She fought throughout her
life for women's and workers' rights and to promote equality of all people.

    Rosemary Brown died in 2003, at age 72.

    
    What:   Official opening of Rosemary-Brown Park

    Where:  Rosemary-Brown Park (next to the park chalet)
            Avenue McLynn, at Vézina

    When:   Tuesday, October 2, 5 p.m.

    Who:    Dr. William Brown and family
            Gérald Tremblay, Mayor of Montréal
            Lawrence S. Bergman, MNA, D'Arcy-McGee
            Michael Applebaum, Mayor of the CDN-NDG borough
            Marvin Rotrand, Councillor for the Snowdon district
            Noel-Patrick Brady, Honorary Jamaican Consul
            Janet Smith, President, Caribbean Pioneer Women of Canada
    




For further information:

For further information: Josianne Wilson, (514) 868-3235; Jocelyne
Bouchard, (514) 868-5288, Communications Co-ordinators, CDN-NDG borough


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