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Royal Canadian Mint to present donations to Afghanistan Repatriation Memorial Fund and Military Families Fund

Tuesday, April 02, 2013

Royal Canadian Mint to present donations to Afghanistan Repatriation Memorial Fund and Military Families Fund

17:11 EDT Tuesday, April 02, 2013

OTTAWA, April 2, 2013 /CNW/ - The Royal Canadian Mint will present donations from the sale of each Highway of Heroes commemorative coin to the Afghanistan Repatriation Memorial Fund and the Military Families Fund. Each charity will receive an important donation, to be presented at the site of the Afghanistan Repatriation Memorial in Trenton, Ontario.  Donations will also be presented on behalf of the CFB Trenton Pond Hockey Classic.

Where:
Afghanistan Repatriation Memorial
Bain Park, 327 Dundas Street East
Trenton, Ontario
(Outdoor event)
 
When:
April 3, 2013
Arrival: 10:45 am
Presentation: 11:00 am
 
Who: Mr. James B. Love, Chair, Royal Canadian Mint Board of Directors
  Mr. Rick Norlock, MP (Northumberland-Quinte West)
  His Worship Mayor John Williams, City of Quinte West (Afghanistan Repatriation Memorial Fund)
  Commodore Mark B. Watson (Military Families Fund)
  Mr. Jeffrey Moorehouse (CFB Trenton Pond Hockey Classic)

About the Royal Canadian Mint

The Royal Canadian Mint is the Crown Corporation responsible for the minting and distribution of Canada's circulation coins. An ISO 9001-2008 certified company, the Mint is recognized as one of the largest and most versatile mints in the world, offering a wide range of specialized, high quality coinage products and related services on an international scale. For more information on the Mint, its products and services, visit www.mint.ca. 

SOURCE: Royal Canadian Mint

For further information:

Alex Reeves
Senior Manager, Communications
Royal Canadian Mint
Telephone: (613) 949-5777
reeves@mint.ca

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