Official Engagements

July 2008

Tuesday, 1 July 2008

On Tuesday, 1 July 2008, at 11:00 a.m., The Lieutenant Governor and Her Honour Jane Furneaux Crosbie will attend the Memorial Day Service at the National War Memorial in St. John’s. His Honour will lay the first wreath. Her Honour will lay a wreath on behalf of the Women’s Patriotic Association (1914-1918). After the Ceremony, Mr. Crosbie will take the salute, at the Court House on Water Street, from the Royal Newfoundland Regiment and other units of the Canadian Armed Forces, and from members of the Royal Canadian Legion and other organizations on Parade. Following the parade, he and Mrs. Crosbie will hold a Reception at Government House for invited guests.

At 7:30 p.m., His Honour will be Presiding Officer at a Citizenship Ceremony hosted by Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Canadian Heritage and Parks Canada at Signal Hill National Historic Site.

Friday, 4 July 2008

On Friday, 4 July 2008, at 5:00 p.m., The Lieutenant Governor and Mrs. Crosbie will host a Reception at Government House for invited guests to mark the publication of “RAY GUY: The Smallwood Years” by Boulder Publications.

Wednesday, 9 July 2008

On Wednesday, 9 July 2008, at 4:30 p.m., His Honour the Honourable John C. Crosbie, Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador, will present Paul Harris Fellow Awards, on behalf of the Rotary Club of St. John’s East, at a Ceremony at Government House. Following the Ceremony, he and Her Honour Jane Furneaux Crosbie will host a Reception for recipients and invited guests.

Monday, 14 July 2008

On Monday afternoon, 14 July 2008, His Honour the Honourable John C. Crosbie, Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador, will visit Point Amour Lighthouse as part of their 150th Anniversary Celebrations, and will be the guest of The Labrador Straits Historical Development Corporation at the opening of “Looking Back”, a celebration of Labrador Straits arts and crafts and the people who make them, at the Heritage Research Center of Point Amour.

At 7:30 p.m., The Lieutenant Governor will be the guest of the Board of Directors of the Battle Harbour Historic Trust at a dinner at Battle Harbour Historic District National Historic Site.

Tuesday, 15 July 2008

On Tuesday morning, 15 July 2008, His Honour will tour the Battle Harbour Historic District National Historic Site of Canada.

At 2:00 p.m., The Lieutenant Governor will open ly the Labrador Fishery Exhibit in the Flour Store at Battle Harbour, followed by a Reception in the Salmon Store.

At 7:00 p.m., His Honour will open ly the Battle Harbour Visitor Information Centre and Ferry Terminal at Mary’s Harbour, Labrador.

Wednesday, 16 July 2008

On Wednesday morning, 16 July 2008, The Lieutenant Governor will tour the Red Bay National Historic Site of Canada.

Thursday, 17 July 2008

On Thursday, 17 July 2008, His Honour and Her Honour Jane Furneaux Crosbie will host a Reception for invited guests at Government House in honour of the York Regional Police Male Chorus.

Tuesday, 22 July 2008

On Tuesday, 22 July 2008, at 2:00 p.m., His Honour the Honourable John C. Crosbie, Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador, will present the Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award on behalf of Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, to Mrs. Margaret Rowe of Conception Bay South, at a Ceremony in Government House. Following the Ceremony, he and Her Honour Jane Fureaux Crosbie will host a Reception for Mrs. Rowe and other invited guests.

Friday, 25 July 2008

On Friday, 25 July 2008, at 11:30 a.m., the Lieutenant Governor and Mrs. Crosbie will attend the finale celebration of the 2008 Typically Canadian Tribute Tour at the Confederation Building. His Honour will bring greetings.

The Lieutenant Governor’s annual Garden Party will be held on the grounds of Government House on Wednesday, 30 July 2008, at 3:00 p.m. Every resident of Newfoundland and Labrador and any visitor to the Province is welcome to attend. If the weather is not suitable on 30 July, the Garden Party will be held on Thursday, 31 July.

Wednesday, 30 July 2008

On Wednesday, 30 July 2008, at 3:00 p.m., His Honour the Honourable John C. Crosbie, Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador, and Her Honour Jane Furneaux Crosbie will host the annual Garden Party on the grounds of Government House. Every resident of Newfoundland and Labrador and any visitor to the Province is welcome to attend. If the weather is not suitable on July 30th, the Garden Party will be held on Thursday, July 31st.