Official Engagements

October 2008

Wednesday, 1 October, 2008

On Wednesday, 1 October 2008, at 1:30 p.m., His Honour will bring greetings at the Grand Finale of the Cycle to Walk campaign of Ramesh Ferris, at City Hall.

Sunday, 5 October 2008

On Sunday, 5 October 2008, at 11:00 a.m., His Honour the Honourable John C. Crosbie, Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador, and Her Honour Jane Furneaux Crosbie will attend a special service of dedication and celebration at Gower Street United Church in recognition of the Church’s newly restored Casavant pipe organ.

Monday, 6 October 2008

On Monday, 6 October 2008, at 3:30 p.m., Their Honours will host a Reception for invited guests at Government House to launch Riddle Fence, a journal of arts and culture.

Tuesday, 7 October 2008

On Tuesday, 7 October 2008, at 11:00 a.m., The Lieutenant Governor will receive at Government House Her Excellency Ruby Evadne Coye, High Commissioner of Jamaica to Canada.

Wednesday, 8 October 2008

On Wednesday, 8 October 2008, at 6:30 p.m., Their Honours will be guests of Dr. Gil Dalton, Chair of the Board of Regents, and Dr. Eddy Campbell, Acting President and Vice-Chancellor of Memorial University, at a Reception at Gushue Hall to celebrate the leadership and contributions of Mr. Crosbie as the University’s fifth Chancellor.

Thursday, 9 October 2008

On Thursday, 9 October 2008, at 8:00 p.m., The Lieutenant Governor will officiate at the Opening Ceremonies of the 20th Annual Eastport Peninsula Agricultural Exhibition at the Beaches Heritage Centre, Eastport.

Monday, 13 October 2008

On Monday, 13 October 2008, at 11:00 a.m., His Honour the Honourable John C. Crosbie, Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador, and Her Honour Jane Furneaux Crosbie will join the Royal Newfoundland Regiment in St. Mary’s for a Ceremony during which His Honour will be installed as Honorary Colonel of The Royal Newfoundland Regiment.

Wednesday, 15 October 2008

On Wednesday, 15 October 2008, at 7:00 p.m., The Lieutenant Governor and Mrs. Crosbie will host a Dinner at Government House for recipients of honorary degrees of the 2008 Fall Convocation of Memorial University of Newfoundland, and other invited guests.

Thursday, 16 October 2008

On Thursday, 16 October 2008, at 3:00 p.m., Their Honours will host a Reception for invited guests at Government House to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Newfoundland Writers’ Guild.

At 7:00 p.m., The Lieutenant Governor and Mrs. Crosbie will attend a Reception in honour of General Rick J. Hillier (Retired) at the Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland.

Friday, 17 October 2008

On Friday, 17 October 2008, at 10:00 a.m., Their Honours will attend the Installation of General Rick J. Hillier (Retired) as the Sixth Chancellor of Memorial University at the morning session of Convocation at the Arts and Culture Centre.

At 12:15 p.m., The Lieutenant Governor and Mrs. Crosbie will attend the President’s Convocation Luncheon at R. Gushue Hall, Memorial University.

Sunday, 19 October 2008

On Sunday, 19 October 2008, at 3:00 p.m., His Honour the Honourable John C. Crosbie, Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Patron of the Church Lads' Brigade in Newfoundland and Labrador, and Her Honour Jane Furneaux Crosbie will attend the Brigade's 116th Anniversary Church Parade at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. Following the Service, Mr. Crosbie will take the salute from the parade participants during the March Past.

Wednesday, 22 October 2008

On Wednesday, 22 October 2008, at 4:30 p.m., The Lieutenant Governor, Patron of the Newfoundland Branch of the Last Post Fund, will present the Last Post Fund Award of Merit to Ruby Dewling at a Ceremony at Government House. Following the Ceremony, Their Honours will host a Reception for invited guests.

Thursday, 23 October 2008

On Thursday, 23 October 2008, at 12:30 p.m., The Lieutenant Governor and Mrs. Crosbie will host a Luncheon at Government House for invited guests in honour of His Excellency Pat Binns, Ambassador of Canada to Ireland.

At 5:30 p.m., Their Honours will attend Memorial University’s 27th Annual Alumni Tribute Awards Gala at R. Gushue Hall.

Monday, 27 October 2008

On Monday, 27 October 2008, at 3:00 p.m., His Honour the Honourable John C. Crosbie, Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland, and Her Honour Jane Furneaux Crosbie will be guests of the Bell Island Heritage Society at the Registered Heritage Structure Designation for the Bell Island No. 2 Mine at the Bell Island Community Museum and No. 2 Mine Tour Site. His Honour will unveil the Designation Plaque.

Wednesday, 29 October 2008

On Wednesday, 29 October 2008, at 10:30 a.m., The Lieutenant Governor will receive at Government House His Excellency François Delattre, Ambassador of France to Canada, and Mr. Gilles Courrègelongue, Consul General of France in the Atlantic Provinces.

Thursday, 30 October 2008

On Thursday, 30 October 2008, at 10:30 a.m., His Honour, Patron of the Lifesaving Society in Newfoundland and Labrador will present Honour and Rescue Awards on behalf of the Society at a Ceremony at Government House. Following the Ceremony, Their Honours will host a Reception for recipients and other invited guests.