NEPEAN, ON, Nov. 9 /CNW/ - On Saturday, November 10, 2007, the
Scotiabank-sponsored Nepean Veterans Poppy Plaque will be officially presented
to Nepean-area veterans in the presence of Nepean elected officials and other
dignitaries at Ben Franklin Place from 1:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.
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. The
Poppy Plaque design and program were officially presented earlier in October
and this will be the first presentation of the Poppy Plaques to the veterans
"In partnership with the Nepean Museum and the Royal Canadian Legion,
Scotiabank is very proud of this unique recognition program to honour and
celebrate veterans and their surviving spouses here in Nepean. They are fully
deserving of our continued gratitude for their sacrifice and valour," said
Jeff Darwin, Vice-president, St. Lawrence District, Scotiabank.
Who: John Baird, M.P. (Ottawa West-Nepean)
Pierre Poilievre, M.P. (Nepean-Carleton)
Larry O'Brien, Mayor of Ottawa
Gavin Leishman and Dan Hoffman, Nepean Museum
Max Keeping, Vice-President, News and Public Affairs, CTV
Jeff Darwin, Vice-president, St. Lawrence District, Scotiabank
What: The Poppy Recognition Plaque will be officially presented to
Where: Ben Franklin Place
101 Centrepointe Drive
When: Saturday, November 10, 2007 at 1:30 p.m.
Veterans will be registering beginning at 12:30 p.m. in the
Atrium, where an informal reception will also be held at the end
of the ceremony at about 2:50 p.m.
For further information:
For further information: Jeff Darwin, Scotiabank, (613) 226-3722