National Day of Remembrance for Road Crash Victims
||Wednesday November 20, 2013 @ 0900 to 1000
||Town of Bridgewater, Lunenburg County||
||Sgt. Jerome Richard, BPS Traffic Safety Coordinator||
Event Description: Ceremony of Remembrance will be conducted in front of the Bridgewater Police Service building situated at 45 Exhibition drive, Bridgewater at 9am. Our flag will be lowered to half mast for the day. Followed by a minute of silence and a prayer for road crash victims, families, and friends. Ceremony will be officiated by BPS Chaplain, the Reverend Paul Jenson. Representatives of all local emergency services will be present: Bridgewater Fire Service, Lunenburg District RCMP, and Emergency Health Services paramedics. Also representatives of the Lunenburg/queens Counties Chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving an South Shore Safe Communities road safety committee will be in attendance. Provincial and Municipal govt. officials have also been invited to attend. The event is open to the general public. A reception will follow in the BPS Community Room.
Local media sources: The Progress Bulletin newspaper, CKBW Radio, and the provincial paper, the Chronicle Herald have all been contacted and provided with a media release on our event.
This will be the first time this event has been commemorated in Bridgewater.