Official Engagements

September 2008

Wednesday, 3 September, 2008

On Wednesday evening, 3 September 2008, His Honour the Honourable John C. Crosbie, Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador, and Her Honour Jane Furneaux Crosbie will visit the Stephenville area on the west coast of Newfoundland, arriving in Stephenville at 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, 4 September 2008

On Thursday, 4 September 2008, at 10:00 a.m., Their Honours will visit the Atlantic Minerals Limited operation in Lower Cove, Port au Port.

On Thursday afternoon, The Lieutenant Governor and Mrs. Crosbie will meet with the Mayor and Councillors of Cape St. George at a reception. Following the Reception, they will visit the PDI drilling operation at Garden Hill near Cape St. George.

Friday, 5 September, 2008

On Friday morning, 5 September 2008, Their Honours will tour the Bay St. George Campus of the College of the North Atlantic in Stephenville.

At 7:00 p.m., The Lieutenant Governor and Mrs. Crosbie will meet with the Mayor and Councillors of the Town of Stephenville, Mayor and Councillors of the surrounding Bay St. George communities, the Bay St. George Chamber of Commerce, the Faculty and Students of the Bay St. George Campus of the College of the North Atlantic and other invited guests at a Reception at the College.

Saturday, 6 September, 2008

On Saturday morning, 6 September 2008, Their Honours will visit the Chaffey Dairy Farm in St. David’s.

On Saturday afternoon, The Lieutenant Governor and Mrs. Crosbie will visit the AUR Resources Inc operations (at Turf Point) at St. George’s. Following the visit, they will meet with the Federation of Newfoundland Indians in St. George’s at the historic St. George’s Court House.

On Saturday evening, Their Honours return to St. John’s.

Saturday, 6 September, 2008

On Saturday, 6 September 2008, from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m., Government House will be open to the public as part of the Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Newfoundland Historic Trust annual Doors Open St. John's program.

Sunday, 7 September 2008

On Sunday, 7 September 2008, at 10:00 a.m., Her Honour Jane Furneaux Crosbie will participate in the 2008 St. John’s Winners Walk of Hope at Bowring Park. Her Honour will cut the ribbon to start the walk.

Thursday, 11 September, 2008

On Thursday, 11 September 2008, at 12 noon, His Honour the Honourable John C. Crosbie, Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador, and Her Honour will attend a reception at the Capital Hotel to mark the publication of John Lawrence Reynolds’ book ONE HELL OF A RIDE How Craig Dobbin Built the World’s Largest Helicopter Company. His Honour will be a guest speaker.

Sunday, 14 September, 2008

On Sunday, 14 September 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 the 68th Battle of Britain Service of Thanksgiving and Remembrance at the Anglican Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. Following the service, His Honour will lay a wreath at the War Memorial on Water Street and then proceed to the saluting base on Water Street East to take the salute from the parade participants during the March Past.

Monday, 15 September 2008

On Monday, 15 September 2008, at 3:30 p.m., The Lieutenant Governor and Mrs. Crosbie will attend the launch of the World Podium Influential Leaders Series sponsored by Mount Saint Vincent University, at the Arts & Culture Centre. The first speaker will be Sarah, Duchess of York.

Wednesday, 17 September, 2008

On Wednesday, 17 September 2008, at 6:30 p.m., His Honour, Patron of the Newfoundland and Labrador Blood Disorders Education Network, and Mrs. Crosbie will attend the Blood Disorders Education Network Faculty Dinner at the Bungalow in Bowring Park.

Friday, 19 September, 2008

On Friday, 19 September 2008, at 8:00 p.m., Her Honour will attend Rising Tide Theatre’s presentation of “So Let’s Bring on a Favorite - The Joan Morrissey Story” at the Arts and Culture Centre.

Sunday, 28 September, 2008

On Sunday, 28 September 2008, at 2:00 p.m., His Honour the Honourable John C. Crosbie, Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador, will be Reviewing Officer and will lay a wreath at the sixth annual ceremony of the Newfoundland and Labrador Police and Peace Officers' Memorial Association at the Police and Peace Officers' Memorial at the Confederation Building.

Monday, 29 September 2008

On Monday, 29 September 2008, at 9:15 a.m., The Lieutenant Governor and Her Honour Jane Furneaux Crosbie will attend the 42nd Annual National Workshop of the Canadian Property Tax Association at the Delta St. John’s Hotel and Conference Centre. His Honour will be the Keynote Speaker.

Tuesday, 30 September, 2008

On Tuesday, 30 September 2008, at 2:30 p.m., The Lieutenant Governor and Mrs. Crosbie will attend the Investiture of the Order of St. John at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist where His Honour will be presented with the insignia of Knight of Justice. His Honour, in his capacity as Vice Prior of the Order of St. John in Newfoundland, will promote serving members, invest new members into the Order and present awards. Following the Investiture, Their Honours will host a reception for recipients and other invited guests at Government House.

At 7:30 p.m., The Lieutenant Governor and Mrs. Crosbie will attend the Annual Dinner of St. John Ambulance, Newfoundland & Labrador Council, at the Canadian Forces Officers’ Mess, Pleasantville.