Shuttle Buses to Swissair Memorial Service

Communications Nova Scotia

September 7, 1998 10:00 PM

Buses will provide shuttle service to a non-denominational open
air service Wednesday, Sept. 9, being held in remembrance of
those who died in the crash of Swissair Flight 111.

The service will be held on the grounds of East St. Margarets
Elementary School, Highway 333, Indian Harbour. It begins at 6
p.m.

Parking at the school and on the highway within two kilometres
will be restricted to authorized vehicles only. Parking will also
be available within this area for persons with disabilities
displaying the appropriate signage on their vehicles. To help
ease traffic and public parking demands, buses will provide
shuttle service from:

- Royal Canadian Legion, Highway 333, Seabright
- William Black Memorial United Church, Highway 333, Glen
Margaret
- Nautel Electronics, Highway 333, Hacketts Cove
- An unmarked parking lot immediately after D&M Morash
Steeplejacks, Highway 333, Hacketts Cove

Members of the public wishing to attend are asked to park in lots
beside one of these four departure points. Buses will begin
leaving for St. Margarets Elementary School at 4:30 p.m. and
continue until the service begins. They will return to their
departure points beginning immediately after the service.


NOTE: The following is intended for use by broadcast media.


     People planning to attend the Swissair open air memorial

service Wednesday evening at East St. Margarets Elementary

School in Indian Harbour are advised that parking within two

kilometres of the school is being restricted.

     Shuttle buses have been arranged to take members of the

public to the service.

     To board a shuttle, go to:
- The Royal Canadian Legion in Seabright
- The William Black Memorial United Church in Glen Margaret
- Nautel Electronics in Hacketts Cove, or to
- an unmarked parking lot beyond D and M Morash Steeplejacks,
also in Hacketts Cove

     Leave your cars near these sites. Parking will be

available, within the two kilometre restricted area, for

persons with disabilities displaying the appropriate signage

on their vehicles. Buses will begin leaving for the service at

4:30 p-m and return afterwards.

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Contact: Ralph Tingley        
         Cell: 902-456-2795
        
         Bill Bowden
         Deputy Chief of Protocol
         613-292-1581

         Colleen MacDonald
         Chief of Protocol
         902-497-6718

jmg                 Sept. 7, 1998         10:00 p.m.