Official Engagements

March 2009

Sunday, 1 March 2009

On Sunday, 1 March 2009, at 5:00 p.m., His Honour the Honourable John C. Crosbie, Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador, will attend a reception hosted by The Premier, The Honourable Danny Williams, at the Pepsi Centre, Corner Brook, in celebration of the 2009 East Coast Music Awards, Festival and Conference at the Pepsi Centre.

At 6:00 p.m., His Honour will attend the ECMA Music Awards Gala at the Pepsi Centre.

Monday, 2 March 2009

On Monday, 2 March 2009, at 5:30 p.m., The Lieutenant Governor and Mrs. Crosbie will join BMO Financial Group and their guest of honour David Blackwood at the unveiling of special artwork dedicated to the people of Newfoundland and Labrador and marking Newfoundland and Labrador’s diamond anniversary in Confederation, at The Rooms.

Tuesday, 3 March 2009

On Tuesday, 3 March 2009, at 11:00 a.m., His Honour will receive at Government House Commander G.L. (Gary) Reddy, CD, Commanding Officer Regional Cadet Support Unit (Atlantic).

Wednesday, 4 March 2009

On Wednesday, 4 March 2009, at 4:00 p.m., The Lieutenant Governor will present Canadian Forces Liaison Council Recognition Certificates to employers in Newfoundland and Labrador who employ and provide special benefits to military reservists, at a Ceremony in Government House. Following the Ceremony, he and Mrs. Crosbie will host a Reception for invited guests.

Thursday, 5 March 2009

On Thursday, 5 March 2009, at 10:30 a.m., His Honour, Honorary Patron of The Canadian Red Cross, Newfoundland and Labrador Region, and Mrs. Crosbie will participate in a Ceremony at Government House to launch March as Red Cross Month, and will host a Reception for invited guests.

Friday, 6 March 2009

On Friday, 6 March 2009, at 10:00 a.m., The Lieutenant Governor will participate in the presentation of Awards to Student Honorees of the Volunteer Incentive Program of Memorial University of Newfoundland at a Ceremony at the Confederation Building.

Sunday, 8 March 2009

On Sunday, 8 March 2009, 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 Commonwealth Sunday Service at the Anglican Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. His Honour will read the Queen's Commonwealth Day Message.

Tuesday, 10 March 2009

On Tuesday, 10 March 2009, at 10:00 a.m., The Lieutenant Governor will present the Medal of Bravery on behalf of Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean to John “Jack” Eli Marsh, Sr., of Lower Lance Cove, at a Ceremony in Government House. Following the Ceremony, he and Mrs. Crosbie will host a Reception for Mr. Marsh and other invited guests.

Thursday, 12 March 2009

On Thursday, 12 March 2009, at 2:00 p.m., His Honour, Honorary Chief of the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary, and Mrs. Crosbie will attend a Ceremony at RNC Headquarters, Fort Townshend, to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the death of Constable William Moss who was killed in the line of duty. Mr. Crosbie will lay a wreath.

At 7:00 p.m., The Lieutenant Governor will attend a Mess Dinner hosted by Air Reserve Flight Torbay in commemoration of the 85th Anniversary of the Royal Canadian Air Force, at the Fort Pepperell Annex, Pleasantville.

Monday, 16 March 2009

On Monday, 16 March 2009, at 12 Noon, His Honour the Honourable John C. Crosbie, Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador, will receive at Government House executive members of the Benevolent Irish Society who will tender greetings on the occasion of the Festival of St. Patrick.

Wednesday, 18 March 2009

On Wednesday, 18 March 2009, at 7:00 p.m., The Lieutenant Governor and Her Honour Jane Furneaux Crosbie will attend an Ecumenical Prayer Service at the Basilica of St. John the Baptist for family and friends of the people who perished aboard Cougar Helicopter 491.

Friday, 20 March 2009

On Friday, 20 March 2009, at 7:00 p.m., Their Honours will host a Dinner for invited guests at Government House in honour of Greg Malone.

Saturday, 21 March 2009

On Saturday, 21 March 2009, at 7:00 p.m., The Lieutenant Governor and Mrs. Crosbie will be guests of the Quidi Vidi / Rennie’s River Development Foundation in partnership with The Elaine Dobbin Centre for Autism at the Spring Soiree 2009 at the Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland.

Monday, 23 March 2009

On Monday, 23 March 2009, at 1:30 p.m., Her Honour Jane Furneaux Crosbie will host an Afternoon Tea at Government House for spouses of participants of the Canadian Police Curling Championship.

Wednesday, 25 March 2009

On Wednesday, 25 March 2009, at 10:00 a.m., His Honour the Honourable John C. Crosbie, Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador, will prorogue the First Session of the Forty-Sixth General Assembly of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador at the House of Assembly.

At 1:35 p.m., His Honour will inspect a Guard of Honour from the Canadian Forces and the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary at the Confederation Building.

At 2:00 p.m., The Lieutenant Governor will read the Speech from the Throne to open the Second Session of the Forty-Sixth General Assembly of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador at the House of Assembly.

Following the Throne Speech, Their Honours will host a Reception at Government House for Members of the Vice-Regal Entourage and other invited guests.

Thursday, 26 March 2009

On Thursday, 26 March 2009, at 12:30 p.m., The Lieutenant Governor and Mrs. Crosbie will host a Luncheon at Government House for the 2008 Winterset Award finalists and other invited guests.

At 4:00 p.m., His Honour will present the 2008 Winterset Award at a Ceremony at Government House. Following the Ceremony, he and Mrs. Crosbie will host a Reception for invited guests.

Friday, 27 March 2009

On Friday, 27 March 2009, at 7:30 p.m., The Lieutenant Governor, Honorary Colonel of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment, and Mrs. Crosbie will host a Reception for invited guests at Government House in honour of the Officers and Senior NCO’s  participating in the 37 Canadian Brigade Group Commander’s Conference.

Saturday, 28 March 2009

On Saturday, 28 March 2009, at 6:45 p.m., Their Honours will attend the 37 Canadian Brigade Group Commander’s Conference Mixed Dining-In at the Fort Pepperrell Mess.

Tuesday, 31 March 2009

On Tuesday, 31 March 2009, 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 be presented with the first set of Easter Seals at a Ceremony at Government House to launch ly the 2009 Campaign of Easter Seals Newfoundland and Labrador. Following the Ceremony, they will host a Reception for invited guests.