Media Advisory - Scotiabank-sponsored Veterans Recognition Plaque to be unveiled by the Nepean Museum at Royal Canadian Legion Branch 595

    NEPEAN, ON, Oct. 24 /CNW/ - The Scotiabank-sponsored Nepean Veterans
Plaque will be officially unveiled by the Nepean Museum at the Bells Corners
Legion in the presence of Nepean elected officials. 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 be the sponsor for the
production of this unique, all-weather plaque that Nepean area veterans can
proudly display inside or outside of their homes.
    "Scotiabank is very proud to be partnering with the Nepean Museum and the
Royal Canadian Legion in this unique program recognizing our valiant veterans
and their surviving spouses," 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
              Gavin Leishman and Dan Hoffman, Nepean Museum
              Jeff Darwin, Vice-president, St. Lawrence District, Scotiabank
              Royal Canadian Legion Branch Presidents from Bell's Corners,
              Barrhaven and Manotick

    What:     Unveiling of the unique Veteran Recognition Plaque.

    Where:    Bells Corners Legion
              4026 Richmond Road
              Nepean (Ottawa)
              (613) 829-4609

    When:     Thursday, October 25, 2007 at 4 p.m.

    Upcoming Nepean Veterans' Event:

    - On Saturday, November 10, 2007, there will be the presentation to the
first of the Nepean veterans who will receive their plaque. The event will
take place at Ben Franklin Place at 101 Centrepointe Drive in Nepean, from
1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. 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

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