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SUBJECT: Memorial University to hold university-wide virtual Ceremony of Remembrance

DATE: Nov. 5

Memorial University will hold a university-wide, virtual Ceremony of Remembrance on Tuesday, Nov. 10, at 11 a.m.

The special ceremony will be livestreamed on Memorial’s main page.

President Vianne Timmons will bring greetings, and members of the Labrador Institute, Grenfell Campus, Marine Institute, Harlow Campus and Signal Hill Campus communities will participate.

Music by the Royal Newfoundland Regiment band will be included, as well as a performance of the ballad The July Drive by traditional musician and Memorial alumnus Matthew Byrne. Memorial University student and member of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment Katie Thistle will play Reveille and The Last Post on trumpet.

Dr. Timmons will lay a wreath at the base of the Memorial Tower in the Veterans Memorial Court on the St. John’s campus on behalf of the Memorial community.

The Ceremony of Remembrance is scheduled to run 30 minutes.

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For more information, please contact David Sorensen, communications, Memorial University, at 709-685-7134 or sorensen@mun.ca.

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