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REF NO.: 97

SUBJECT: Memorial’s School of Music to rename Petro-Canada Hall

DATE: March 20

Note to media:

Dr. Gary Kachanoski, president and vice-chancellor, Memorial University of Newfoundland, will host a news conference on Wednesday, March 20, to announce the renaming of Petro-Canada Hall as well as a significant contribution to Memorial’s School of Music.

Dr. Kachanoski will be joined by Sandy Martin, vice-president, east coast, Suncor Energy, and Dr. Ellen Waterman, dean, School of Music, with special guests, alumni, senior university officials, faculty and donors to mark this occasion.


Memorial University, Petro-Canada Hall, School of Music

Wednesday, March 20, 4 p.m.

Order of events:

4 p.m. Speeches

4:30 p.m. Performance by the Suncor Energy String Fellows Quartet
              5 p.m. Reception

Media representatives are invited to attend. Please note: Refurbishment of core technology in Petro-Canada Hall is part of this announcement. If media outlets wish to take a tour of the upgraded sound booth in the hall, please contact Laura Barron to arrange a viewing.

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To confirm your attendance and for further information, please contact Laura Barron, communications co-ordinator, Memorial’s Division of Marketing and Communications, at (709) 864-3447 (office), (709) 699-0487 (cell), or


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