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REF NO.: 344

SUBJECT: Halifax Affinity Memorial University Dinner scheduled for June 15

DATE: May 13

Excellent food, great company, and the best emcee in town coupled with serious discussion on the future of the energy sector – only Memorial graduates can pull it off and you don’t want to miss it. 
            Halifax Affinity Memorial University Dinner will take place on June 15 at the World Trade and Convention Centre in Halifax. This year Memorial alumni and friends will gather to hear Ed Martin, the president and CEO of Nalcor Energy, as he speaks on Newfoundland and Labrador’s massive energy resources. 
            Mary Walsh, a well-known actress, satirist and social activist will emcee the dinner. 
            The annual dinner attracts over 250 Memorial University of Newfoundland graduates and friends.
            The event starts with a reception at 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $100 and sell quickly. To purchase the tickets call 1-877-700-4081 or e-mail

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For more information, please contact Bojan Furst, communications co-ordinator/managing editor, Luminus Magazine, Alumni Affairs and Development, Memorial University of Newfoundland, at or (709) 737-2620.


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