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
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
- 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.
Contact: Ralph Tingley
Deputy Chief of Protocol
Chief of Protocol
jmg Sept. 7, 1998 10:00 p.m.