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REF NO.: 19

SUBJECT: Memorial University to receive historic donation from RBC Foundation

DATE: Sept. 24,2009

Note to editors:
On Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2009, the Memorial University community will celebrate a significant financial donation from RBC Foundation. This donation, which will enable Memorial to further advance its community outreach and research initiatives, is the largest philanthropic contribution RBC Foundation has ever made to an educational institution in Atlantic Canada.
Dr. Christopher W. Loomis, Memorial’s president and vice-chancellor, pro tempore, and Greg Grice, RBC regional president, Atlantic provinces, will be on hand with special guests, senior administration, faculty, students and representatives from RBC to mark this occasion.
 
Date: Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2009, 11 a.m.
Location: The Landing (UC-3018), The Smallwood Centre (University Centre)
Parking available in Lot 17
 
Media representatives are invited to attend

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For further information, please contact Jennifer O’Neill, communications co-ordinator (Memorial’s Division of Marketing and Communications), (709) 737-3447 or oneillj@mun.ca , or Lori Smith, manager, Public Affairs, Atlantic Canada (Royal Bank of Canada), (902) 421-8121 or lori.smith@rbc.com.

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