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REF NO.: 64

SUBJECT: Memorial welcomes Wales’ first billionaire for launch of new lecture series

DATE: Dec. 4

Memorial University of Newfoundland will launch its inaugural President’s Speaker Series on Entrepreneurship by welcoming Sir Terry Matthews, co-founder of Mitel Corporation, a leading provider of communications solutions for a range of organizations.
Sir Terry is the first billionaire to come from his home country of Wales. He’ll deliver a presentation entitled From Mowers to Microprocessors on Tuesday, Dec. 9, at 7:30 p.m., in the D. F. Cook Recital Hall in Memorial’s School of Music. The event is free of charge and open to the public.
Free parking is available in Area 15, located to the east of the Music Building.

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