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REF NO.: 121

SUBJECT: Memorial University’s Business Day celebrates half a century

DATE: March 5

Note to editors:

Memorial University’s commerce class of 2015 will present the 50th annual Memorial University Business Day at the Sheraton Hotel in St. John’s tomorrow, Friday, March 6, from 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

Brendan Paddick, CEO, Columbus International Inc., will present the keynote address. The morning session will also feature a panel comprised of Anne Whelan, president and CEO, Seafair Capital Inc.; Sean Wiltshire, CEO, Avalon Employment Inc.; Gary Smith, president and CEO, Newfoundland Power Inc., and Ken Bennett, president, Johnson Inc. and Unifund Assurance Company.

Dr. Gary Kachanoski, president and vice-chancellor, Memorial University, and Dr. Wilfred Zerbe, dean, Faculty of Business Administration, will also be in attendance.

Members of the media are invited to attend.

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For more information, please visit, email, tweet @MUNBusiDay or telephone Philip Cave at 709-770-2866.



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